USI of QLDis pleased to acknowledge support from the Department of Defence Strategic Executive
For further information please contact:
Mr Peter Mapp President Tel: 0415 313 600
Mr Rick Jeffreys OAM Secretary
Victoria Barracks Brisbane
ENOGGERA QLD 4051
Tel: 0411 511 369
Fax: (07) 3233 4545
RUSI of Queensland
RUSI QLD: What's On
The RUSI Qld holds lecture meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the months February through to November. All interested persons in sympathy with the aims of the Institute and all Service Personnel whether serving, in Reserve or Retired are always welcome at RUSI Lectures, irrespective of whether they are members. Guests are most welcome.
Lectures are held at RUSI Hall, Victoria Barracks, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane and the Telephone No is 07 4233 4420.
Attendees are required to advise by:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org , texting 0411 511 369 or telephone 07 3233 4420.
This is a security requirement for entry to Victoria Barracks.
Parking on site is available.
RUSI OF QLD
PRESENTATIONS & EVENTS - 2018
RUSIQ Evening Lecture
“Animals on War:
presenter, Mr Nigel Allsop, won’t be restricting himself to WWI, or to
just Australia, he will be looking at the role of animals in warfare,
(from insects to Elephants) throughout history. This promises to be a
fascinating, informative and entertaining presentation, not to be
Presenter: Mr Nigel Allsop
is an acknowledged authority on animal behaviour and training. He has
served on both the New Zealand and Australian Armed Forces (including
deployments), in Zoos and Animal Parks throughout the world, and is
currently serving in the Queensland Police Service Nigel is the author
of seven acclaimed books on Animal behaviour, training and exploits. He
is also the founder of Australian War Animals Memorial Organisation,
which deserves a lecture in its own right!
Access to Victoria Barracks requires that all attendees be registered for the lecture and to have their names checked off a list at the entrance to RUSI Hall. Names will also be registered with Base Security
The cost is $10.00 for RUSI Members; and $15.00 for non-members (which includes supper)
Please note: Registration is essential for Catering and Security purposes.
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RUSIQ PRESENTATIONS & EVENTS - 2017
Tues 28 November - Military Modelling Special Interest Group - “Diorama Unveiling”, and End of Year Function
Wed 15 November - Commissioner Katarina Carroll APM -"Today’s Fire and Emergency Services in QLD – under one banner at last."
Tues 31 October - Captain Adele Catts - “The Charge at Beersheba and its context”
Wed 18 October -Captain Adele Catts - “The Australian Light Horse in WWI”
Tues 10 October - Military Modelling Special Interest Group - "Say Farewell to the Beersheba Diorama"
Wed 13 September - Captain David Hayward (Retd): "The Sovereignty Dispute in the South China Sea - Economic Considerations for the Military & Economic Security of Australia."
Tues 5 September - Diane Melloy: "The Boys of Brisbane Grammar School, Soldiers of the Queen and the King, to the Boer War and to the Great War."
Wed 23 August - Major Matthew Marcinkewycz: "The Modern IED Threat" Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are a pervasive threat on the asymmetric battleground.
Tues 1 August - Lieutenant Colonel Rick Maher: “Gallantry –v- Leadership, a comparison of these attributes, using the careers of three Allied Aviation VC Winners: The Western Front, 1916 to 1918.”
RUSIQLD DIORAMA PRESENTATIONS & EVENTS
The Light Horse Charge at Beersheba,
31 October 1917