Royal United Services Institute of Australia

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RUSI QLD: What's On

The RUSI Qld holds lecture meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the months February through to November. All 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 will be at the United Service Club during 2015.  There is parking available behind the club with the entrance off Upper Edward Street.  The Club is a short walk from Central Railway Station.  A cash bar will be open if you require drinks before or after the lecture.  USC dress Standards for the USC should be observed: men: long or short sleeved buttoned shirt, tailored trousers, with business shoes; women: Skirt or pant suit, jacket/blouse with skirt or tailored trousers or a dress. You can register by


RUSIQ will offer a Half-Day Seminar on Friday, 1 September 2017, in the RUSI Hall on the topic of:

"The Sovereignty Dispute over the South China Sea"

The program will commence at 11:30 am and conclude at 4:00pm. Topics which may be included are:

  • The economic and military issues arising from China's development of military facilities and civilian settlements on small islands in the South China Sea;
  • The application of the Law of the Sea;
  • The potential military consequesnces of any restrictions on aircraft or shipping movements over or through the South China Sea; and
  • A diplomatic approach to solving the dispute over the South China Sea.
Registration Fees will be $35.00 for RUSIQ members and $95.00 for non-members and guests.

A sandwich lunch and afternoon tea will be included.
Parking will be available.

A full program will be available in the near future.




Wed 17 February - Colonel Terence Dunne USMC: Australia’s Amphibious Forces

Wed 16 March - Captain Paul D Johnstone (Ret’d): In (Cyber) Space No One Can Hear You Scream – Defence of the Digital Spectrum

Wed 20 April - Major Ross Eastgate, OAM (Ret’d): The Arab-Israeli Wars 1967-82 - A UN Observer’s Story

Wed 18 May - CMDR Peter Tedman RAN Senior Naval Officer South Queensland:Naval Development of Bulimba and its Current/Future Role

Wed 15 June - AIRCDRE Peter Growder (Ret’d): The F111 – A Backbone in Australia’s Strategic Defence Over 40 Years




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Peter McDermott,             Company Secretary RUSIDSS-A.

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