VHS Meetings, News

Chris Daly

8th September 2018

We are very excited to announce the speaker for our September meeting Chris Daly from Tasmania who will be giving a presentation titled ‘The island of the Giants, Chappell Island‘ which will detail a field trip to the infamous Chappell Island. Chappell Island is famous for its inhabitants of large tiger snakes. We will also […]

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James Haberfield, Trent van Zanten and Shane Simpson

6th June 2018

Our next meeting is all set for Wednesday the 18th of July. We are extremely lucky to have three of Australia’s best reptile vets giving three separate presentations! James Haberfield, Trent van Zanten and Shane Simpson will be our guest presenters for the night! James Haberfield will be doing “The R Word… Reptile Reproduction Problems”, […]

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Brendan James Marray

20th April 2018

We are pleased to announce Our guest speaker for the next meeting is  Brendan James Murray Author of the well known book Venom. Venom is an examination of European settlers troubled and often antagonistic relationship with the land seen through the lense of the desperate scramble for an antivenom, and highlighted by the story of George […]

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Rob Ambrose and Andrew Melrose

16th October 2017

We are very excited to announce our next guest speakers for the Decemeber meeting on the 6th of Demember. Rob Ambrose and Andrew Melrose Their presentation will be about the history of the La peruse snake show and snake catching in the Sydney area. The La Perouse Show has been a weekend and holiday fixture […]

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Dr Marion Anstis- 6TH September 2017

17th July 2017

We are very excited to announce the speaker for our September meeting on Wednesday the 6th of September. As usual the meeting will be held at the new venue, the Anglers Tavern, 2 Raleigh Rd, Maribyrnong. For something a little different we are having Dr Marion Anstis as our guest speaker who is an expert […]

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David Kirshner – 7TH JUNE 2017

28th April 2017

We are proud to once again have David Kirshner down for our upcoming meeting on Wednesday the 7th of June at 7.15pm. As usual the meeting will be held at the new venue, the Anglers Tavern, 2 Raleigh Rd, Maribyrnong. David’s presentation will be on the nesting habits of Heath Monitors, Varanus rosenbergi, in the […]

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2017 VHS Expo Dinner – Friday 3rd March 2017

17th January 2017

The Victorian Herpetological Society is proud to announce the second annual Expo Dinner 2017 Reptile Expo Dinner

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7th December 2016

26th November 2016

The VHS holds 3 meetings and a number of other events each year. Our final for the year and AGM is: Wednesday 7th December 2016 At our new venue – The Angler’s Tavern – 2 Raleigh Street – Maribyrnong 7.15pm – 10.30pm Rex Neindorf   We are proud to announce that Rex Neindorf will be […]

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Joe Ball

22nd November 2016

We are excited to announce that our second guest speaker for the VHS 2007 expo and expo dinner will be Joe Ball.  Joe is one of Australia’s biggest bluetongue lizard breeders and a world leader when it comes to bluetongue mutations. He also breeds a variety of other species of reptiles including large monitors and […]

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Bryan Grieg Fry

5th November 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Bryan Grieg Fry will be attending the 2017 Reptile Expo (5th March 2017)  and Expo Eve Dinner (4th March 2017)! Bryan is world renowned for his work on all kinds of animal poisons and venoms, in particular his work with venomous snakes and varanids. Head over to Bryan’s […]

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