Royal United Services Institute of Australia

RUSI Queensland

What's On

RUSI Qld holds lecture meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the months from February through to November. RUSIQ also holds special events including evening discussions with eminent persons, seminars and special research presentations.

All interested persons who support the aim and objectives of the Institute are most welcome at RUSI Lectures. In particular, all serving, Reserve and retired ADF personnel are encouraged to attend RUSIQ lectures and events. 

Lectures and events are usually held at RUSI Hall, Victoria Barracks, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane (Tel 07 4233 4420), but other venues may be used. Upcoming events are headlined below with a link to each event's page on this website which shows the full details.

You are requested to register and pay your admission fee for these events using the online registration button on each event page.

There is a security requirement for entry to Victoria Barracks.  Registrations will close the day before each event in order to prepare and submit access documentation for Victoria Barracks Security Staff. Late registrations will not be permitted to enter the Barracks.

If you have any queries you can contact us by email , by texting 0411 511 369, or telephone 07 3233 4420, or RSVP as directed on the advertised event.

Parking onsite is available.



Lectures and Events



Lectures and Events




The Role of Intelligence in a Rapidly Evolving Regional Security Environment

BL Report of Proceedings_McNarn Lecture.pdf)

20 February



National Naval Shipbuilding Strategy and Policy

190320 Lecture National Naval Shipbuilding Strategy Slides.pdf

20 March



A Geostrategic SWOT Analysis for Australia

Report of Proceedings_Blaxland Lecture.pdf

SWOT Analysis for Australia-16 April 2019.pdf

17 April


An Evening with Professor John Blaxland

17 April



Defence Industry in Queensland, the Rheinmetall Perspective

15 May Complete

Regional Maritime Domain Developments

19 June


The Future of Australia-Indonesia Relations in a Contested Indo-Pacific Order

5 July


Lessons in Leadership

21 August

An Evening with the Hon Brendan Nelson, AO

21 August


Missed an event? Have look at our recorded Lectures and Seminars page to catch up on evens you might have missed. Click here to access these recordings

RUSIDSS-A Contact details:
Herbert (Mickey) Michaelis,                   Hon Secretary.                        

Queries on website and membership:

Mail address: 
CP3-1-155 PO Box 7912 CANBERRA BC ACT 2610. Telephone: 02 6266 3446.

Special Thanks: 
The RUSIDSS-A gratefully acknowledges the support of the Department of Defence for its continuing assistance.

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