Australian Plants Society (Victoria)

Promoting the Appreciation and Preservation of Australian Plants

Banks & Solander Lectures – POSTPONED


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We regret to advise that in line with ongoing advice on COVID-19, this event has been postponed. Further updates will appear on this page.

APS-Vic Exhibitions and Lectures 2020
Marking the Collection of Australian Plants by Banks and Solander

Ringwood Keynote Lectures: Indigenous Plant Uses- About Banks and Solander

With strong connections with the exhibitions two lectures will be presented.

1.  Auntie Janet Turpie-Johnstone*, currently a lecturer in Aboriginal studies at the Australian Catholic University and a PhD candidate at the Australian National University, will speak on Aboriginal plant use for sustenance, medicine, tools and habitation.
2.  Professor Tim Entwisle, Director and Chief Executive, RBGV will speak about Joseph Banks who financed and participated in the 1770 collections.

*Regrettably, Prof Bruce Pascoe will not be able to present his lecture as formerly advertised.

The lectures will be followed by afternoon tea and an inspection of the exhibition.

When: Saturday 28th March 2020
Where: Maroondah Federation Gallery, 32 Greenwood Ave. Ringwood, Vic. Three minutes walk from Ringwood station
Time: 1.45 pm for 2.00 pm prompt start-Bookings Essential

Being fully funded by Australian Plants Society-Vic, entry is Free

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