Location and Contacts

The Society and its Library are located on the mezzanine floor level 2 South of the Mortlock Wing of the State Library of South Australia, North Terrace., Adelaide.

Postal Address  :-

The Royal Geographical Society of South Australia Inc.
PO Box 3661 Rundle Mall
Adelaide  SA   5000
South Australia

Office Hours:-
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Telephone : 
email :

10.00 am to 1.00 pm
(+618) 8207 7265

Library Hours:-
Tuesday to Friday

10.00 am to 1.00 pm
(+618) 8207 7266
Leigh Radford 
Melissa Gibbs
Paul Bartley
Office Manager
Margaret Duggan
Library Staff
David Wald (Chairperson) Gail Ward, Nona Verco, Phyl Twigg, Geoff Lemmey, Wynton Heading, Maurice Keain, Liz Raeside, Alan Wallace, Rosemary Hocking, Sandra Thompson (remote), George Willanski.
GeoNews : Dr Noel Richards asst. by Dr Jill Kerby and Margaret Duggan
  South Australian Geographical Journal :  Dr Melissa Nursey-Bray

Tours of the Society's library and rooms.

Tours can be arranged by contacting the Library.  Topics can be tailored to your groups' interests. 

Tours of the Mortlock Wing.

"Ambassadors" or State Library staff conduct tours of the Mortlock Wing.   Public tours from 10.30am on Monday to Friday, but not public holidays. 

Group tours can be on any weekday morning but tours need to be booked in advance.

The tours include the history and architecture of the Mortlock Wing and cover the Royal Geographical Society Library, the main chamber, Sir Josiah Symon Library, Crawford Room, galleries, conservation and reformatting sections and finish with the exhibitions. Altogether about one and an half hours. Coffee shop facilities are available.

To contact the Society for referrals to the tours, telephone 61 08 82077266 or email library@rgssa.org.au

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