History

Founded in 1949, the AHS is the first natural history society in Australia devoted specifically to herpetology.

Meetings

Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every month in Sydney, and are open to all.

Field Trips

The AHS conducts regular field trips in the warmer months of the year, and are for members only.

Publications

We are a member of the (AAHS) which provides publications such as the Herpetofauna Journal.

7 hours ago

The Australian Herpetological Society

Peter Mirtschin was our guest speaker in June 2019. It was great to see so many famous faces in the crowd. ... See MoreSee Less

Peter Mirtschin was our guest speaker in June 2019. It was great to see so many famous faces in the crowd.

8 hours ago

The Australian Herpetological Society

Peter Mirtschin was our guest speaker in June 2019. It was great to see so many famous faces in the crowd. ... See MoreSee Less

Peter Mirtschin has arrived in Sydney for tonight's meeting. We're looking forward to a great presentation about his latest book and other interesting topics. See you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Peter Mirtschin has arrived in Sydney for tonights meeting. Were looking forward to a  great presentation about his latest book and other interesting topics. See you there!

1 day ago

The Australian Herpetological Society

The Australian Reptile Park is wanting to match dollar-for-dollar up the amount $5,000 with the public to donate to the amazing work the Komodo Survival Program researchers undertake. All of the proceeds from this crowdfunding campaign, plus the Australian Reptile Park's contribution, will go directly to the Komodo Survival Program.

Zookeeper Dan
HELP US SAVE THE KOMODO DRAGON!

Komodo Dragons are my FAVOURITE animal i've ever worked with, and now it's time for us to do our part in saving them in the wild.

The Australian Reptile Park have set up a crowdfunding campaign to help the species, you can donate here: bit.ly/KomodoCrowdfunding
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Don’t forget
Wednesday night 7pm, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney for an evening with Peter Mirtschin.
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Don’t forget 
Wednesday night 7pm, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney for an evening with Peter Mirtschin.

 

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Hes an incredible guest for sure. Got him for the SA herp group the other week, and it was brilliant.

That book in the middle *drool*

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Library

The society maintains a large library of reptile and amphibian related books, which are available on loan to financial members. To borrow these please contact the AHS Librarian.


Discounts

The AHS exclusively offers members and their families one free visit annually to the Australian Reptile Park at Somersby NSW, Symbio Wildlife Park at Helensburgh NSW and National Zoo and Aquarium Canberra on presentation of their membership card. This will be punched on entry on the specific symbol for each park. Please note, the multi park pass offer is for a family of 2 adults and 2 children (children's age limits as per the individual park's entry requirements). Memberships expire at the end of April each year.

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Our Next Meetings

July2019

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Upcoming Field Trips