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Queensland Branch: AGM and talk

24 September @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

The AGM for the Queensland Branch of AGHS and a talk by John Pearn on “The Heritage of Plant Names”.

Major General Professor John Pearn is a senior paediatrician based at the Queensland Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and a former Surgeon General of the Australian Defence Force. He has extensive research experience in poisonous plants, specifically with Indigofera, Duboisia and Nerium species. He was the medical consultant on the Queensland Poisons Plant Committee of the Queensland State Government for 19 years. A medical historian, he has published in the domains of botany and ecology.

Venue: Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina Avenue, Ashgrove.

Booking: The event is free but please book at Trybooking.

Tea and coffee will be available.

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Date:
24 September
Time:
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm AEST
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