Founded in 1987 by Dick Smith, the Australian Geographic Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting scientific research, protecting and fostering a love for our environmental and natural heritage, encouraging the spirit of discovery and spreading the knowledge of Australia to Australians and the world.
The AG Societys members are many thousands of Australians who subscribe to the Australian Geographic magazine.
The AG Society supports conservation and natural heritage projects, scientific endeavours, and Australian adventurers as they achieve the seemingly impossible. The AG Society is also is also involved in fundraising, events, annual awards nights and scientific expeditions to remote areas.
If you are a subscriber and member of the Australian Geographic magazine or to Australian Geographic Outdoor Magazine you are a supporter of the Australian Geographic Society.