News

The latest news affecting the Spatial Industry in Australia and beyond. 

SSSI–PGSC Partnership Announced

August 18, 2019

SSSI announces a new partnership with PGSC!

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SSSI – ASEAN FLAG Partnership Announced

August 16, 2019

SSSI announces a new partnership with ASEAN FLAG!

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SSSI–OGC Partnership Announced

August 10, 2019

SSSI announces a new partnership with the Open Geospatial Consortium!

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SSSI WA News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

SEASC-CPD-regionsPlease find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of July 2019.

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South East Asian Survey Congress 2019 – CPD Point Allocation

June 25, 2019

SSSI members can earn Continuing Professional Development points by attending the South East Asia Survey Congress (SEASC) 2019.

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Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

June 6, 2019

Here are our Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network take-aways from FIG Working Week in Hanoi, Vietnam, 22–26 April 2019.

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SID & APSEA-SA 2019 – Friday 25 October 2019

June 4, 2019

Spatial Information Day and the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards Dinner are back to their usual format and venue in 2019. 

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SEASC19 Program Released

May 31, 2019

The program for SEASC19 in Darwin is now available!

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Locate19 Wrap Up

April 30, 2019

For those who weren’t able to attend this fantastic event, read on for some of the event highlights….

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Student geospatial information comp winners attend Locate

April 23, 2019

Professionals of the future attend the Locate19 Conference

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Steps taken on SKA quest

February 28, 2019

Australian engineers and scientists have designed the local infrastructure for the world’s largest radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

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Mitsui & Co invests in Position Partners

February 28, 2019

Global company becomes a corporate shareholder in intelligent positioning technology provider Position Partners to amplify innovation across its core markets.   

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Geospatial Schools Competition - Winners Announced!

February 28, 2019

We are very proud to announce the winners of the National Geospatial Information Competition.

 

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SSSI SICC News - February 2019

January 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of February 2019.

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Member Advantage -GET UP TO A $200 EFT REWARD WITH HCF

January 30, 2019

   Did you know that Members of SSSI have access to many discounts through our Member Advantage Program?

Save on everyday expenses with your SSSI benefits program.

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Gladys West — Pioneer of GPS Technology

January 14, 2019

Gladys West, is a black female mathematician for the Navy whose work made a major contribution to the development of the Global Positioning System. This month, Dr. Gladys West was inducted into the Air Force Space and Missile Pioneers Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Pentagon. The Pioneers Hall of Fame is one of Air Force’s Space Commands Highest Honours. 

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SSSI Qld Fellows & SIBA|GITA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

November 30, 2018

On Friday 30 November 2018, at Parliament House Brisbane, SSSI Qld was proud to confer Hon. Fellow SSSI to Mr. Ewen Sneddon & Fellow SSSI to Mr. Ray Tabulo. These indviduals have made a significant contribution to the Institute and to the surveying and spatial science profession over many years.

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Safe Harbour - Learning from Mooring Accidents

November 30, 2018

Another relevant safety notice. This one particularly as this involved DYNEEMA core PET rope, very common now with mooring vessels of all tonnage. Please note by-line, “Due to a complex snap-back trajectory, the rope hit the officer monitoring the operation on the back of the head, even though he was in a designated safe area”

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Australia's Decadal (Strategic) Plan for Geography - launched 22 November 2018

November 23, 2018

The launch of Geography. Shaping Australia’s Future was held yesterday (22/11/2018) at the University of Sydney.

Produced by the National Committee for Geographical Sciences under the auspices of the Australian Academy of Science, Geography. Shaping Australia’s Future, is the decadal plan for Geography in Australia. This strategic plan, explains the contribution that geography makes to the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of Australians and Australia through research, education, training, skills, expertise and engagement with industry and the community.

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Fitness tracker for cows to help Aussie farmers

November 22, 2018

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and agtech startup Ceres Tag have created a new type of ‘fit bit’ to help farmers to keep track of where their livestock are and what they are doing.

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CSIRO INVESTS $35M IN FUTURE OF SPACE AND AI FOR AUSTRALIA

November 19, 2018

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, is investing $35M in frontier research in Space Technology and Artificial Intelligence.

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Celebrating 60 Years of Surveyors in Antarctica

November 15, 2018

For 60 years New Zealand years surveyors have been continually involved in the Antarctic. This week, Survey and Spatial NZ and the Antarctic Society have joined together for a 60 year celebration running from the first Government Surveying and Geological expedition in 1957-1958.

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SSSI QLD News - February 2018

January 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of February 2018.

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SSSI WA News - February 2018

January 31, 2018

Latest news from the WA Region.

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SID & APSEA-SA 2019: Program Released

September 3, 2019

The provisional program has now been released.

This year's program features a diverse range of topics and themes, with exciting keynote presentations from Adam Seedsman, Executive Director, Strategy and Policy at the Australian Space Agency, Seth Thuraisingham, CEO and Founder of Consillium Technology and Mary-Ellen Feeney discussing her month-long expedition to Antarctica as part of the Homeward Bound Women Leaders’ STEM Expedition. 

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SID & APSEA-SA 2019: Survey Program Released

September 3, 2019

Provisional survey program released including Faheem Khan, Vice President, Survey Solutions, Leica Geosystems bringing, for the first ever in Australia, the BLK2GO handheld imaging laser scanner. 

6 CPD points will be awarded to attendees of SID19, including 3 Surveyors Board endorsed points for Licensed and Graduate Surveyors. 

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Call for Nominations to the SSSI South Australia Regional Committee

September 3, 2019

In accordance with the SSSI Constitution, nominations are sought from the members for the following positions for the odd year Nomination/Election process.  The annual election process will be undertaken in the months of September – October 2019, with committees forming late in the month of October to elect chairs of the relevant committees.

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SA to benefit from world-first maps for stroke

August 31, 2019

South Australians, who collectively suffer almost 5000 strokes each year, will benefit from world-first maps to find areas of prevalence or lack of treatment.

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Member Advantage Update

August 31, 2019

Member Advantage Update

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News – September 2019

August 31, 2019

Please find below information on what is and has been happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of September 2019.

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SSSI NSW News – September 2019

August 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute NSW ACT as of September 2019.

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SSSI QLD News – September 2019

August 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at SSSI Queensland as of September 2019.

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SSSI WA News – September 2019

August 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of September 2019.

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SSSI Young Professionals News – September 19

August 31, 2019

Check out what our Young Professionals are up to this month!

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SSSI Land Surveying Commission News – September 2019

August 30, 2019

Please find below a news article from the SSSI Land Surveying Commission:
 

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SEASC2019 wrap-up

August 28, 2019

Daniel Bishton from Spatial Source gives his key takeaways from The 15th South East Asia Survey Congress.

 

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GDA2020 South Australia Update August 2019

August 12, 2019

ANZLIC – The Spatial Information Council has announced 30 June 2020 is the date by which ANZLIC member agencies in Australian states and territories will be ready to deliver and receive foundation spatial data on the GDA2020 Datum...

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SSSI WA News – August 2019

July 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of August 2019.

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SSSI SICC News – August 2019

July 31, 2019

Click here for an update on what’s been happening with the SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission.

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SSSI Young Professionals News – August 19

July 31, 2019

Check out what our Young Professionals are up to this month!

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SSSI QLD News – August 2019

July 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at SSSI Queensland as of August 2019.

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SSSI NSW News – August 2019

July 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute NSW ACT as of August 2019.

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GEO Week 2019 – call for Ideas Stage proposals

July 31, 2019

You are invited to submit proposals for the Ideas Stage at GEO Week 2019 in Canberra, 4–5 November 2019.

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Earth Observation Australia update

July 31, 2019

Effective from 19 July 2019 Earth Observation Australia is formalised as a legal independent Incorporated Association. Read on for more information.
 

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News – August 2019

July 31, 2019

Please find below information on what is and has been happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of August 2019.

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PSIVT2019 Workshop – Sydney – Save the Date

July 30, 2019

The Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image & Video Technology (PSVIT) 2019 workshop will take place in Sydney, 18–22 November 2019. 

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Review of TAFE training packages in Surveying & Spatial

July 29, 2019

The Surveying and Spatial Technical Advisory Group is currently working on behalf of ARTIBUS to review training packages available through the national TAFE system.

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SSSI Internship Program - Property and Land Management Information Session

July 29, 2019

On Friday 26 July 2019, as part of SSSI-SA's inaugural Surveying Internship Program, participating interns and others were invited to attend a Property and Land Management Information Session kindly hosted by the Office of the Surveyor General and Land Services SA. 

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Bentley Systems Event: Discover the latest advancements in Reality Modelling

July 29, 2019

Advancements in Reality Modelling Event

Reality modelling continues to play a key role across various industries in providing real-world digital context in the form of “reality meshes” for engineering, construction, asset inspection and other workflows.

 

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Asia Pacific Capacity Development Network Report

July 29, 2019

Here is our report on the Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems Workshop from 24–28 June in Suva, Fiji.

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Register your interest for the Step Up! Presentation Skills Workshop in 2019

July 29, 2019

Following the success of our sold-out presentation skills workshop in 2018, SSSI-SA are seeking expressions of interest to attend this event in September 2019.

STEP UP! A Presentation skills workshop to encourage you to speak up and increase your visibility within your industry.

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Launching SSSI YP Mentoring in South Australia!

July 2, 2019

SSSI South Australia is excited to launch the Young Professionals Mentoring Program 2019. 

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Property Location Browser replacement

July 1, 2019

On 1 July 2019, the South Australian Property and Planning Atlas (SAPPA) replaces the Property Location Browser (PLB) as part of implementing the new ePlanning system for the outback.

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SSSI SICC News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Click here for an update on what’s been happening with the SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission.

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SSSI Land Surveying Commission News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find below a news article from the SSSI Land Surveying Commission:
Mount Everest – A Shrinking Mountain?

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SSSI Young Professionals News – July 19

June 30, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. BIM Webinar

  3. Career Pathways Competition and SEASC2019

  4. Becoming a Qld Surveyor Webinar

  5. Mentoring Program

  6. Young Professionals Committee Spotlight – Michael Topp

  7. Body of Knowledge Update

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SSSI QLD News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of July 2019.

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SEASC – Register Now!

June 30, 2019

The SEASC 2019 Young Professionals Program and Workshop program have been released. Register now and secure your spot in Darwin for 15–18 August.

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SSSI VIC News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of July 2019.

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find below information on what is and has been happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of July 2019.

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SSSI NSW News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of July 2019.

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SSSI VIC Industry News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Please find information on the industry as at July 2019.

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SSSI SICC News – July 2019

June 30, 2019

Click here for an update on what’s been happening with the SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission.

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Member Rates for PIA SA – PLANET Event

June 26, 2019

We are pleased to advise that SSSI South Australia have been able to secure member rates for SSSI members at an upcoming Planning Institute Australia event.

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SEASC 2019 – SA CPD Points Available

June 25, 2019

The Surveyors Board of South Australia have awarded 3 points per day with a maximum of 6 points to attendees of the SEASC conference program .

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Land Services SA Meet and Greet

June 4, 2019

Members of SSSI in South Australia are are invited to attend a networking event with Land Services SA on Friday 26 July 2019.

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SSSI VIC Industry News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Please find information on the industry as at June 2019.

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SSSI Land Surveying Commission News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Find out what's happening at the National LSC this month!

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SSSI Young Professionals News - June 19

May 31, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. BIM Webinar

  3. Career Pathways Competition and SEASC2019

  4. Mentoring Programme

  5.  Locate19 YPs Symposium & Hub Thoughts

  6. Young Professionals Committee Spotlight - Jason Heritage

  7.  Body of Knowledge Update

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SSSI NSW News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of June 2019.

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SSSI QLD News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of June 2019.

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News – June 2019

May 31, 2019

Please find below information on what is and has been happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of June 2019.

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SSSI VIC News – June 2019

May 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of June 2019.

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SSSI SICC News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Click here for an update on what’s been happening with the SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission.

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SSSI SICC News - June 2019

May 31, 2019

Click here for an update on what’s been happening with the SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission.

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SSSI-SA Surveying Internship Program 2019

May 31, 2019

To address the skills shortage in the surveying industry, an internship program is being offered to students...

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SID & APSEA-SA 2019: Only 2 Weeks Left to Submit an Abstract!

May 31, 2019

Only 2 weeks left to submit an abstract to present at Spatial Information Day 2019!

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SSSI WA News – June 2019

May 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of June 2019.

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SSSI WA News – June 2019

May 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of June 2019.

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Congratulations Dr Jonathan Osborn!

May 6, 2019

The Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Commission offers heartfelt congratulations to Dr Jonathan Osborne, the recipient of the Education Development Award at the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards in Melbourne on 9 April 2019.

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SID & APSEA-SA 2019: Submit an Abstract Today!

May 6, 2019

SPATIAL INFORMATION DAY & APSEA-SA 2019

Friday 25 October 2019

Adelaide Convention Centre

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SSSI QLD News - May 2019

April 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of May 2019.

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SSSI TAS News - May 2019

April 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Tasmania as of May 2019.

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SSSI NSW News - May 2019

April 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of May 2019.

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SSSI WA News - May 2019

April 30, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of May 2019.

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SSSI Young Professionals News - May 19

April 30, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. Mentoring Programme

  3. Career Pathways Competition and SEASC2019

  4. STEM Professional Development

  5.  Locate19 YPs Symposium & Hub Thoughts

  6. Young Professional of the Year

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Release of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook to empower the monitoring and protection of forests worldwide

April 30, 2019

SERVIR has announced the release of the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook: Comprehensive Methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation. This Handbook contains a collection of state-of-the-art methods and theoretical background to facilitate the use of  SAR data for forest monitoring and biomass estimation.

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SA Accredited Professionals Scheme now operational

April 3, 2019

The SA State Government has announced that South Australia’s first Accredited Professionals Scheme for planning and building professionals is effective as of today.

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SSSI VIC Industry News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find information on the industry as at April 2019.

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SSSI Young Professionals News - April 19

March 31, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. Mentoring Programme

  3. Event Highlights

  4. Locate19

  5. SEASC Poster Competition

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of April 2019.

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SSSI NSW News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of April 2019.

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SSSI WA News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of April 2019.

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SSSI QLD News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of April 2019.

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SSSI VIC News - April 2019

March 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of April 2019.

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SSSI SICC News - April 2019

March 29, 2019

Find out what is happening with the  SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of April 2019.

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GDA2020 Update

March 24, 2019

Latest news from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Northern Territory Government on the progress the implementation of the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020).

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SSSI VIC News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of March 2019.

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Respected surveyor receives Order of Australia

February 28, 2019

Dr Ray Eden Holmes AM receives honour

 

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SSSI-SA YPs join with AITPM for the first Pub Night of 2019!

February 28, 2019

SSSI SA Young Professionals joined together with YPs from the Australian Institute of Traffic, Planning & Management (AITPM) for their first Pub Night of the year on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at the Cathedral Hotel.

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Machine Learning & Deep Learning Frameworks

February 28, 2019

Want to know more about Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence?

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Getting to know you...

February 28, 2019

Getting to know...

We asked few members to tell us more about themselves. This month Melinda Borg, Mary Rabling, Zita Ultmann answered a few questions we asked them

 

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SSSI QLD News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of March 2019.

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SSSI WA News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of March 2019.

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SSSI Young Professionals News - March 19

February 28, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. Conference Opportunities

  3. New Mentoring Programme

  4. Event Highlights

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of March 2019.

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SSSI NSW News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of March 2019.

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SSSI SICC News - March 2019

February 28, 2019

Find out what is happening with the  SSSI Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of March 2019.

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ISPRS e-bulletin Issue No 1 - 2019

February 27, 2019

The new ISPRS e-Bulletin, Issue No 1 - 2019 has been published and is available

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PECORA 21 & ISRSE 38 'Continuous Monitoring of Our Changing Planet, From Sensors to Decisions'

February 26, 2019

The joint meeting of the 21st William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium (Pecora 21) and the 38th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE 38) will convene in Baltimore, Maryland, USA from October 6 – 11, 2019.

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Fascinating insights into GIS in Local Government

February 26, 2019

On Friday 22 February 2019, SSSI SA was kindly welcomed to the City of Marion for the latest in our series of Local Government Seminars. 

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SSSI QLD News - February 2019

January 31, 2019
  • Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of February 2019.
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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - FEBRUARY 2019

January 31, 2019

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. Event Highlights

  3. Upcoming Events

  4. Links of Interest

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - February 2019

January 31, 2019

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of February 2019.

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SSSI NSW NEWS - FEBRUARY 2019

January 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of February 2019.

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SSSI WA News - February 2019

January 31, 2019

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of February 2019.

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SSSI VIC News - February 2019

January 31, 2019

Latest news from the VIC Region.

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Save the Date for SID & APSEA-SA 2019

January 29, 2019

Save the Date for Spatial Information Day & APSEA-SA 2019

Friday 25 October 2019 | Adelaide Convention Centre

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Space agency goes to Adelaide

December 11, 2018

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced Adelaide will be the home of Australia's new space agency.

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National Young Professional Committee

November 30, 2018

The National Young Professionals committee brings together representatives from regional (state) committees around Australia to work together to promote opportunities for young professionals within the surveying and spatial industry. 

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SSSI VIC News - December 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of December 2018.

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Queensland Government Mining Journal

November 30, 2018

The Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy has recently issued the Queensland Government Mining Journal.  Click here to view.

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FOSS4G SotM Oceania

November 30, 2018

SSSI partnered with FOSS4G & SotM and Melbourne University to hold the highly successful conference 20-23 November 2018. The VIDEOS of Key Notes and Plenary Presentations are now available to view.

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SSSI ECPD ARCHIVE - new recordings added

November 30, 2018

SSSI have added new recordings to the SSSI ECPD Archive.  These recordings are available for SSSI Members to view for FREE.  See: SSSI ECPD Archive

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SSSI NSW NEWS - DECEMBER 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of December 2018.

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - December 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of December 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - DECEMBER 2018

November 30, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee

  2. Event Highlights

  3. Upcoming Events

  4. Links of Interest

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SSSI QLD News - December 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of December 2018.

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Queensland mandates BIM on large government projects

November 30, 2018

Queensland announces new policy requiring use of Building Information Modelling on all new government construction projects with estimated capital costs over $50 million. 

To read full article click here.

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CubeSat to lift veil on our environment's extremes

November 30, 2018

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, announced  on 5 December 2018 that it would be extending its Earth observation capabilities by acquiring Australia’s first CubeSat designed to detect invisible infrared light.

To read full article click here.

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SSSI SICC News - December 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of December 2018.

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SSSI WA News - December 2018

November 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of December 2018.

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QLD launches local space race

November 26, 2018

Australia has made its first commercial rocket launch with a craft sent skyward from rural Queensland.

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SIDx & APSEA-SA 2018 - Thank You!

November 13, 2018

On behalf of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute and the conference organising committee, thank you again to all those who attended, sponsored, and presented at SIDx (Spatial Information Day) and the APSEA-SA Dinner 2018.

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Congratulations! SSSI-SA YP Mentoring Program 2018

November 13, 2018

Congratulations to the SA graduates of the SSSI Young Professionals Mentoring Program 2018!

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SSSI-SA Cadastral Workshop Dinner 2018

November 13, 2018

Monday 12 November 2018 saw the latest iteration of the annual SSSI-SA Cadastral Workshop Dinner.

 

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Step Up! Workshop

November 13, 2018

SSSI-SA was delighted to work with the Women in Geospatial Science Professional Network to present:

Step up! – A presentation skills workshop to encourage women to speak up and increase their visibility within their industry

 

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Locate19 Call For Abstracts

November 13, 2018

Only a couple of weeks left to submit your abstract for Locate 19. 

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Australia Pacific Islands Needs Workshop

November 12, 2018

An Australia Pacific Islands Needs Workshop on Establishment of an Earth Observation Platform to support Pacific Island Nation Environmental, Climate and livelihood needs took place on 11 & 12 October 2018 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

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Digital Earth Australia workshop series kicks off

November 12, 2018

Geoscience Australia and FrontierSI are seeking to shape the future DEA with this national series, kicking off nationally in October, which will help set priorities for DEA’s full $36.9 million funding over the next four years, announced in the 2018 federal budget.

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Inquiry into job creation opportunities in Queensland arising from the establishment of an Australian space industry

November 12, 2018

On 6 September 2018, the Hon Yvette D'Ath, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Leader of the House, referred an inquiry to the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee to examine the opportunities to create jobs across Queensland, in particular regional Queensland, and promote existing supply chain capability from the establishment of an Australian space industry.

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Upcoming Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Events

November 12, 2018

Upcoming events of interest to the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry community.

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RS&P IN THE MEDIA

November 12, 2018

Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry in the media

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SSSI QLD News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of November 2018.

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SSSI VIC News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of November 2018.

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SSSI VIC Industry News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on the industry as at November 2018.

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SSSI SICC News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of November 2018.

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SSSI Queensland Conference Recap – Spatial Innovation for Future Generations

October 31, 2018

Tony Proust, President of ISNSW, gives has kindly given SSSI a recap of his thoughts after attending our SSSI Qld Conference - Spatial Innovation for Future Generations, which was held in Brisbane on 23-24 August 2018.

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FoRB Virtual Meeting Report

October 31, 2018

Report written by Geoffrey Patterson on the FoRB October Virtual Meeting with participants from North America, Europe, Africa. SSSI was represented by Peter Olah and Geoffrey Patterson.

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Mapping the Plastic

October 31, 2018
FIG Commission 4 (Hydrography) and the FIG Young Surveyors Network

The effects of plastic pollution on the Earth’s oceans are well documented, potentially catastrophic and increasing exponentially year on year.

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Time lapse video downloaded from satellite

October 31, 2018

Geoscience Australia (GA) has produced a 31-year time lapse video of the development of the National Capital, Canberra, using satellite imagery.

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SSSI WA News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of November 2018.

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SSSI NSW NEWS - NOVEMBER 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of November 2018.

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - November 2018

October 31, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of November 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - NOVEMBER 2018

October 31, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Young Professionals Committee - Ideas Welcome!

  2. Event Highlights

  3. Upcoming Events

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Global Surveyors Day - 21 March

October 31, 2018

In order to highlight the importance of surveyors, their job and the fields in which they work, the date 21 March has been chosen and named Global Surveyors’ Day.

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SSSI President meets Prime Minister

October 17, 2018

Our SSSI President, Zaffar Sadiq Mohamed-Ghouse, attended the Prime Minister's Science Award, held at Parliament House on 17 October 2018.  He had Prof Lisa Harvey, Australia's first STEM Ambassador on his table, she was also the MC for the evening. For information on Prof Lisa Harvey click here. Zaffar also had a selfie with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

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Oceania Map Challenge

October 12, 2018

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HERE is looking for mapping enthusiasts to participate in the Oceania Map Challenge!

HERE’s maps are used by millions worldwide through mobile apps, social networks and in 3 out of 4 cars equipped with a navigation system.  You are invited to contribute updates to the maps, and have the chance to win some great prizes including a holiday to Perth.

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SSSI QLD News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of October 2018.

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SSSI TAS News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Tasmania  as of October 2018.

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SSSI VIC News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as at October 2018.

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SSSI WA News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Western Australia as of October 2018.

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SSSI SICC News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of October 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - OCTOBER 2018

September 30, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Professional Development Webinar Series - NEW DATES!

  2. SEASC2019 - YP engagement

  3. SSSI Strategic Roadmap - what does it mean for Young Professionals in the industry?

  4. Multi-GNSS Asia conference - free - register now!

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - October 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of October 2018.

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SSSI NSW NEWS - OCTOBER 2018

September 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of October 2018.

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Land Title Practice Manual updates published 24 September 2018

September 24, 2018

The Land Title Practice Manual (Qld) has been updated, effective from 24 September 2018. Important changes have been made to a number of parts.

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Changes in SSSI Board Membership

September 18, 2018

The SSSI Annual General Meeting was held last Friday, 14 September 2018 in Launceston, Tasmania. 

During the AGM a number of SSSI Board Directors were declared elected, having been nominated by the voting regions

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Space, startups and skills boosted in SA budget

September 11, 2018

Innovation initiatives designed to lure startups and the nascent Australian Space Agency have received almost half a billion dollars in funding in the South Australian budget, the first under the new Liberal government.

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SSSI NSW NEWS - SEPTEMBER 2018

August 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of September 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - SEPTEMBER 2018

August 31, 2018

In this issue:

  1. Spatial Group for GovHack

  2. Launch of the SSSI National Young Professionals Career Development Webinar Series

  3. SEASC2019 - what would you like to see for YPs? 
  4. SSSI Strategic Roadmap - what does it mean for Young Professionals in the industry?

  5. Multi-GNSS Asia conference coming up soon - free - register now!
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Digital Earth Australia Industry Consultation

August 31, 2018

This is a unique opportunity to directly engage with the Digital Earth Australia program and influence the development of this platform to suit your business needs. They want you to be involved and have your say. Registration is now open.

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DNRME Surveying Alert

August 31, 2018

In this Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy (DNRME) Surveying Alert - September 2018 issue:

  • Changes to submitting surveying data & enquiries

  • Submitting GNSS data

  • Distribution of Forms 6 to surveyors

  • Datum connection update

  • Surveying in Queensland Globe

  • Land Title Regulation 2015

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2018 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards - Queensland Winners

August 31, 2018

The 2018 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence - Queensland Awards were held at historic Brisbane City Hall on Friday 24 August.

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Surveyors Board Queensland - Important Information from DNRME Surveying Alert - Issue 32

August 31, 2018

To view the Surveyors Board Queensland response to the recent DNRME Alert click here.

 

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SSSI QLD News - September 2018

August 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of September 2018.

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SSSI WA News - September 2018

August 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute - Western Australia as of September 2018.

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SSSI SICC News - September 2018

August 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of September 2018.

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NSW Spatial Excellence Gala Awards Night

August 31, 2018

The 2018 NSW Spatial Excellence Award Winners will be announced at the NSW Gala APSEA Dinner in conjunction with the 2018 Regional Conference on 15th November 2018.

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SSSI VIC News - September 2018

August 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as at September 2018.

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SSSI VIC Industry News - September 2018

August 30, 2018

Please find information on the industry as at September 2018.

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SSSI VIC Industry News - September 2018

August 30, 2018

Please find information on the industry as at September 2018.

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Another successful and informative YP Pub Night

August 27, 2018

Another successful and highly informative YP Pub NIght was held on Tuesday 7 August 2018 at the Cathedral Hotel in North Adelaide. 

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Latest in Trimble Technology from UPG

August 27, 2018

SSSI-SA was once again happy to partner with Ultimate Positioning Group (UPG) to put on another fantastic event for our land surveying community.

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2018 Australian Orienteering Championships SA

August 27, 2018

SSSI is delighted to work with Orienteering South Australia to support the 2018 Australian Orienteering Championships to be held in SA between 29 September and 7 October 2018. 

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SIDx & APSEA-SA 2018

August 27, 2018

Preparations are in full flow for SIDx (Spatial Information Day) and APSEA-SA (Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards South Australia) 2018. 

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DARWIN TO HOST TOP SOUTHEAST ASIA SURVEY SUMMIT

August 16, 2018

The South East Asia Survey Congress 2019 (SEASC2019 Darwin) will be held
in Darwin between 15 and 18 August 2019.
 

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UAV Data Acquisition in Australia And New Zealand User Needs Report

August 13, 2018

This report is prepared by FrontierSI1 to generate a better understanding of the data needs and technical specifications for capturing fit-for-purpose data for common UAV applications in Australia and New Zealand. 

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Oceania Map Challenge

July 31, 2018

The Oceania Map Challenge has just been launched.  Between now and December, by signing up to Map Creator, and providing updates to the maps, you could win great prizes!  For more information click here.

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SSSI EMSC News - August 2018

July 31, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Engineering & Mining Surveying Commission as of August 2018.

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SSSI QLD News - August 2018

July 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of August 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - AUGUST 2018

July 31, 2018

In this issue:

  1. We want your opinion on Young Professional identity

  2. Launch of the SSSI National Young Professionals Career Development Webinar Series

  3. SSSI National Young Professionals Mentoring Program Inception Events

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SSSI NSW NEWS - AUGUST 2018

July 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute New South Wales as of August 2018.

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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - August 2018

July 31, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission as of August 2018.

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SIBA/GITA Insite July 2018

July 31, 2018

Please see the latest news from SIBA/GITA: Insite July 2018

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Campaign launched to put the study of geospatial science on the map

July 31, 2018

The demand for tertiary-qualified geospatial science professionals is growing – and now is the time to rise to meet that demand.

Announcing Geospatial Science: a new career education marketing campaign encompassing an extensive website, social media presence and a roll-out of informative geospatial science career resources.

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Skilled Capital - an affordable way to upskill your staff

July 31, 2018

Have you heard about Skilled Capital? It is an affordable way to upskill your staff.
Please click here for more information.

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NASA Remote Sensing Toolkit

July 24, 2018

NASA's Technology Transfer program has created an online resource to promote commercial use of its free and open remote-sensing data, and the software tools needed to work with it.

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Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry in the News - July 2018

July 24, 2018

Some recent media relating to the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry industry. 

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SSSI QLD News - July 2018

June 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of July 2018.

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Town of Gawler Expressions of Interest for Council Assessment Panel members

June 30, 2018

The Town of Gawler is seeking Expressions of Interest from the public to appoint four suitably qualified and/or experienced professionals to the Council Assessment Panel (CAP).

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GDA2020 South Australia eNews#4

June 30, 2018

Government agencies that maintain, support and distribute spatial datasets continue to progress their GDA2020 implementation plans and are currently upgrading & testing systems and databases to enable GDA2020 to be delivered as the operational datum for South Australia later this year; GDA94 datasets will continue to be available for some time after GDA2020 becomes operational.

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SSSI VIC News - July 2018

June 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of 2 July 2018.

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New Hydrographic Diploma Course - feedback wanted!

June 30, 2018

The Diploma of Water Industry Operations – Hydrographic Surveying is now open for comment.

 
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Young Professionals News - July

June 30, 2018

Find out what's been going on in the world of SSSI's Young Professionals!

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EMSC News for July

June 30, 2018

Check out the SSSI Engineering & Mining Surveying Commission's activities over the past few weeks.

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SSSI NSW News - July 2018

June 30, 2018

Find out what's been happening at SSSI NSW!

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Geoscience Australia News - July 2018

June 30, 2018

Geoscience Australia publish a monthly newsletter.  To subscribe CLICK HERE.

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European space industry sets sights on Australia

June 30, 2018

While US President Donald Trump has set the stage to establish "American dominance" in space, European space companies have Australia's burgeoning space industry firmly in their sights.

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GIS Certification Survey

June 15, 2018

For the last five years URISA have conducted this survey in an attempt to get some idea of how widely GIS certifications have been adopted and promoted within organizations that use GIS technology or services at any level.

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Destination Spatial Queensland 2017/18 Report

June 11, 2018

Destination Spatial Queensland (DSQ) are pleased to release this 2017/18 Report which lists their achievements to date and goals going forward. 
SSSI Queensland are proud sponsors and supporters of DSQ.

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Pacific Islands GIS & RS Newsletter

June 11, 2018

The Pacific Islands GIS&RS Newsletter out again. This newsletter is now published by the Pacific GIS and Remote Sensing Council. Click here to view.

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SSSI VIC News - June 2018

May 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of June 2018.

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SSSI QLD News - June 2018

May 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of June 2018.

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State of Play 2018: Surveying & Spatial Sciences in SA

May 31, 2018

Thursday 24 May 2018 saw the latest in SSSI-SA's highly successful 'State of Play' seminar series. 

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Upcoming Event: SSSI-SA Cadastral Workshop Breakfast 2018

May 31, 2018

On Saturday 16 June 2018, SSSI-SA will host another Cadastral Workshop Breakfast for our Land Surveying members.

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SSSI WA News - June 2018

May 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute - Western Australia as of June 2018.

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SSSI SICC News - June 2018

May 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of June 2018.

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Geoimage received DigitalGlobe’s Gold Award for Business Achievement

May 31, 2018

Geoimage received DigitalGlobe’s Gold Award for business achievement at the recent DigitalGlobe APAC 2018 event in Kuala Lumpur.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - JUNE 2018

May 31, 2018

In this issue:

  1. New on our website - FAQ: Geospatial Governance Hierarchy

  2. Free student membership and new simplified forms

  3. Applications for the National YP Mentoring Program close

  4. APSEA Awards now open – nominate yourself or someone you know!

  5. Upcoming conference - SEASC2019 - the South East Asia Survey Congress 2019

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Curtin Spatial Science Awards 2018

May 28, 2018

The Curtin University Spatial Science Awards were held at Curtin University, Bentley, on Friday, 25th May 2018.

 

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OGC seeks public comment on new Earth Observation

May 14, 2018

New OGC Working Group has the goal of defining a standards-based framework for cloud-based access to and analysis of EO data.

 

 
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AUSTRALIA’S SPATIAL SCIENTISTS APPLAUD BUDGET SPACE ANNOUNCEMENT

May 8, 2018

The anticipated Federal Budget announcement of seed funding for an Australian Space Agency has been warmly welcomed by the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), the peak body for Australia’s spatial professionals.

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UNSW Canberra Space and CNES partnership to study breakthrough remote-sensing satellite

May 8, 2018

UNSW Canberra Space and CNES have a signed a Letter of Intent for a partnership to study a breakthrough remote-sensing satellite that will be capable of monitoring the health of the coral reefs near Australia and in the South Pacific.

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SSSI VIC News - May 2018

April 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Victoria as of May 2018.

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SSSI NSW & ACT NEWS – MAY 2018

April 30, 2018

Latest News from the NSW & ACT Regions

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Launch of Geo Spatial Science Website and Video

April 30, 2018

SSSI are pleased to announce the launch of a new Geo Spatial Science Website and Video which has come about by the efforts of Destination Spatial Queensland.

www.geospatialscience.com.au

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SSSI Qld Northern Group Student Bursaries

April 30, 2018

Are you a student or recent graduate in the surveying and spatial science field, from the Northern region of Queensland?  Apply now for financial support to attend SSSI events or university residential schools!

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - MAY 2018

April 30, 2018

In this issue:
1.  2018 National Young Professionals Mentoring Program – applications now open!
2.  DigitalGlobe Australian Sustainability Hackathon
3.  A Life Without Limits and Destination Spatial

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18th Australian Space Research Conference

April 30, 2018

The 18th Australian Space Research Conference (ASRC), will be held at Gold Coast in Queensland over September 24-26 , 2018.
 

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CURTIN SPATIAL SCIENCES COLLOQUIUM 2018

April 30, 2018

Curtin University has been running a seminar series referred to as the Spatial Sciences Colloquium series since 2014. The next colloquium will take place on Tuesday 8 May 2018 at 5pm. 

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39th Asian Remote Sensing Conference

April 30, 2018

The 39th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2018) will take place from 15 to 19 October 2018. ACRS 2018 will held at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.

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DigitalGlobe 2018 Australia Sustainability Hackathon

April 30, 2018

Rapid changes in social, economic, security and environmental conditions are occurring at a global level, but leveraging Geospatial Big Data can help us develop more impactful, regionally-specific solutions.

Australia’s scale, geological and geographical diversity, coupled with severe and variable climate, provide a unique set of challenges and risks unlike any other country or continent. This hackathon challenge aims to address Australia’s most conflicting issues surrounding mining, agriculture and environmental sustainability.

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Queensland Spatial Information Council (QSIC) Update

April 30, 2018

QSIC Review - November 2017 to March 2018

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SSSI Academic Achievement Awards for USQ

April 30, 2018

SSSI Queensland are proud to sponsor the following Graduate Awards at USQ which were recently awarded at USQ in Toowoomba.

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Queensland APSEA Winners

April 30, 2018

SSSI Qld are proud to annouce that at the recent Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA), held at Locate18 in Adelaide, two of our 2017 QSEA Winners scooped the major prize.

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Need a Surveyor?

April 30, 2018

Need a Surveyor?
For peace of mind, make it a licensed surveyor
Your property is likely to be the largest purchase you will ever make. It’s important to protect your investment.

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WA APSEA Award Winners

April 30, 2018

WA APSEA Award Winners - Locate GeoSmart 2018

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2018 SSSI WA MAP-A-THON WINNERS

April 30, 2018

AND THE SSSI MAP-A-THON WINNERS ARE.....Nicholas Flett and Gabor Matuzza

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SSSI SICC News - May 2018

April 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of May 2018.

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SSSI YOUNG PROFESSIONAL NEWS - MAY 2018

April 30, 2018

In this issue:
1.  2018 National Young Professionals Mentoring Program – applications now open!
2.  DigitalGlobe Australian Sustainability Hackathon
3.  A Life Without Limits and Destination Spatial

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NSW & ACT APSEA Winners

April 30, 2018

SSSI NSW & ACT is pleased to announce that two of our ACTSEA and NSWSEA individual award winners have been recognised at APSEA 2017.

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SSSI QLD News - May 2018

April 30, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of May 2018.

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SSSI WA NEWS - MAY 2018

April 30, 2018
Chair's Message

Not long ago we were congratulating our WASEA winners and wishing them luck at the National APSEA Awards - Locate GeoSmart 2018. I am pleased to announce that the WA contingent have been recognised Nationally for their professionalism, expertise and leadership in their fields.

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South East Asian Surveying Congress (SEASC 2019 Darwin)   

April 25, 2018

The South East Asia Survey Congress (SEASC 2019) will be held in Darwin from 
15-18 August 2019 at the Darwin Convention Centre. The theme of the conference is Collaboration, Communication and Capacity Building.

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FREE Spatial Information Seminar - Brisbane

April 23, 2018

'Emerging spatial technologies in a digital world'

 

You are invited to attend QSIC's major spatial event for 2018 to be held at

The Auditorium, 111 George Street, Brisbane

on Wednesday 23 May 2018 from 8.45am - 2.30pm

This FREE annual seminar will present leading experts in their field to provide insights into the spatial technologies that are meeting the challenges of the digital world.

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Four future trends for Locate 18

April 18, 2018

The dust is finally settling after another stellar Locate conference, and four phenomena revealed themselves as ubiquitous, rapidly developing and happening right now.

Article by Spatial Source by Daniel Bishton on 18 April, 2018​

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GEOSMART ASIA – LOCATE 18

April 18, 2018

GeoSmart Asia – Locate 18 concluded on a successful note on April 11 in Adelaide. We thank all delegates, speakers, partners, sponsors and exhibitors for their participation.

To view Conference proceedings including Photos click here.  

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Conveyancing Rules Version 4

April 17, 2018

On 15 May, Version 4 of the Conveyancing Rules will replace Version 3.

These rules fulfill the Government’s mandated timeframe to transition to eConveyancing in NSW by 1 July 2019.

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2018 SPATIAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

April 12, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Spatial Excellence Awards (SEA18) open on 4 May 2018 and close from 20 July 2018. 

To Nominate - click here
Spatial Excellence Awards Information Kit - click here.
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Earth Observation Industry Mission to Australia

April 10, 2018

During the week commencing 5 March 2018, the Earth Observation Industry Mission to Australia was held.  This event was hosted by the CRCSI and the European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC).  The week was organised to bring Earth Observation specialists from the European Union and Australia together with the aim of teaming them up to bid for Horizon2020 funding.  

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MoU signed between SSSI and the ASEAN FLAG for 15th SEASC Conference at Darwin

April 10, 2018

SSSI and ASEAN FLAG to host the 15th SOUTH EAST ASIAN SURVEY CONGRESS at Darwin from 15th to 18th August 2019

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Locate19 - Melbourne 8 to 10 April 2019

April 9, 2018

SSSI are pleased to advise that the date and location for Locate19:

8-10 April 2019, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne
 

BLOCK YOUR CALENDARS NOW SO YOU DON'T MISS OUT!

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Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Award (APSEA) Winners 2017

April 9, 2018

SSSI are proud to annouce the APSEA SSSI Individual Award Winners for 2017

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ASEAN Flag Hon President P Matusin Matasan at Locate18

April 9, 2018

SSSI was privileged to have the Hon President of ASEAN Flag  P Matusin Matasan who is usually known as  PM attending Locate18 and sharing his insights with the industry and leaders along with SSSI.

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SSSI Student Membership - Easier than ever to sign-up

April 1, 2018

SSSI are pleased to advise that we have updated our FREE Student Membership to now include part-time students.  Students also now only need to showcase their Student ID card to prove that they are a student to be eligible.

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GeoRabble is coming to Geosmart Asia - Locate 18! 

March 31, 2018

We're having a special FREE event about GeoCareers, with presenters from a variety of stages in their careers talk about the wins and the losses, the victory and defeat, so we can all learn a little bit about why we start and stay in the spatial industry.

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Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo Adelaide 2018

March 31, 2018

The Surveying and Mapping SA Committee (SAMSA) are taking a booth at the Tertiary Studies & Careers Expo Adelaide 2018.

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Asset Management: Planning, Strategy and Implementation

March 31, 2018

As part of the Locate18 Market Day on Monday 9 April 2018, in the Adelaide Convention Centre, SSSI is holding the following workshop.

Asset Management Workshop with Tripp Corbin, the past President of URISA

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Geosmart Asia - Locate 2018: 9-11 April 2018

March 31, 2018

Less than 1 week to go until GeoSmart Asia – Locate 2018 takes place in the Adelaide Convention Centre!

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SSSI SICC News - April 2018

March 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of April 2018.

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Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry at Locate 2018!

March 31, 2018

The SSSI Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Commission will meet at the upcoming Locate 2018 conference for informal networking over lunch in the Locate Interaction Lounge on Tuesday 10 April.

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SSSI TAS News - April 2018

March 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Tasmania  as of April 2018.

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SSSI RSPC News - April 2018

March 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Commission as of April 2018.

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SSSI QLD News - April 2018

March 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of April 2018.

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The efficacy of turnkey USVs to be considered with caution

March 29, 2018

Like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), the popularity of Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) for hydrographic surveys has skyrocketed in recent years. Commercial demand has seen the price of USVs reduce year on year whilst relative performance continues to increase.

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Save the Date - Map-a-thon in Support of Developing Countries

March 29, 2018

SAVE THE DATE

SATURDAY, 28TH APRIL from 10am to 2pm
MAP-A-THON IN SUPPORT OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Proudly sponsored by NGIS 

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WA Region March Update

March 28, 2018

 

The WA Region has had a huge start to the year with events.  By now you should have received your Members Annual ‘Insight 2018’ in the mail.  Should it be misplaced, an electronic copy can always be found here on the SSSI website.

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SSSI Celebrates the Colour of Versatility

March 14, 2018

SSSI Celebrates the Colour of Versatility

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Tonga's first female surveyor article

March 8, 2018

The link below is an article on the first female surveyor in Tonga.

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Surveyors Board Queensland - Registration Issues

February 28, 2018

The Board has received requests from employers to issue registration renewals direct to the employer instead of the individual registrant, and in some cases to reissue the tax invoice in the name of the employer. 
 
The Board’s responsibility is linked to the registrant and to maintain the required statutory information for each registrant. The Board readily accepts that some employers pay fees for their staff. However, this is an arrangement between the employer and their staff.  It is the registrant’s responsibility to complete and lodge any forms and pay the prescribed fee. 

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The GITA National Excellence Award

February 28, 2018

We would like to advise you of a new National APSEA award that is now open for entry - The GITA National Excellence Award. Entries close on 26 March 2018.

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SSSI QLD News - March 2018

February 28, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Queensland as of March 2018.

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SSSI SICC News - March 2018

February 28, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of March 2018.

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SSSI WA Land Surveying Commission Seminar - February CPD Update

February 28, 2018

"LOOKING INTO 2018"

The 22nd of February saw the first Cadastral Seminar for the year, with a strong attendance of over 30 members.  

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Going Places 14

February 28, 2018
Finding Water - Pathways to Water Information

A Joint Initiative by: Spatial Information & Cartography Commission, WA and Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Commission, WA.

The Going Places Seminar Series offers a great opportunity to share “know how” in an informal, interactive setting with other like-minded spatial professionals.

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*Special Event*

February 28, 2018

Don't miss out on this unique experience and one-off event....

Night in the Private Gallery - Courtesy of David and Kathy Aspinall
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Invitation to Submit for SSSI WA Travel Grant

February 28, 2018

Are you 35 or under……..

 

SSSI WA is supporting the professional development of young Surveying and Spatial Sciences Professionals by sponsoring their attendance at a Conference.

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SSSI SICC News - February 2018

January 31, 2018

Please find information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Spatial Information & Cartography Commission (SICC) as of February 2018.

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Potential changes to Queensland’s land clearing laws and the impact upon land owners

January 29, 2018

It is important that land owners intending to clear vegetation on their property in Queensland in the near future take note of potential changes to vegetation management laws.

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Surveyors successfully challenge trademark application

January 23, 2018

Australia's licensed and registered surveyors have scored an important win that will help protect the integrity of the profession. 

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SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

January 23, 2018

SSSI SA is hosting a seminar for Local Government with a range of interesting geospatial topics.

A strong theme of current and unmissable topics including:

  • Open Data
  • Mapping for Emergency Management
  • Mapping for the Community
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Surveyors Board Queensland - New Board Members

January 18, 2018

On 21 December 2017, the Governor in Council approved the three-year appointment of Peter Murphy (Chair), Michael Arnold, and Alasdair Begley to the Board.  Continuing on the Board are Russell Priebbenow, Glenn Campbell, Karen Norton, Darlene Skennar QC, and Neesha Pierce.

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2017 Hydrographic Excellence Award

November 30, 2017

A Ground-Breaking Tidal Study at the World’s Largest Bulk Export Port

The Hydrography Commission is pleased to announce Pilbara Ports Authority and Precision Hydrographic Services as the joint winners of the Hydrographic Excellence Award for 2017.

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SSSI SICC News - December 2017

November 30, 2017

December News:

from the spatial information & Cartography National Commission

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SSSI Victoria News - December 2017

November 30, 2017

Latest News from the Victoria Region

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SSSI Qld 2017 Recap

November 30, 2017

Recap of 2017 in SSSI Queensland

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Land Surveying Commission Cadastral Workshop Dinner

November 27, 2017

Monday 13 November 2017 saw the latest Cadastral Workshop Dinner for our Land Surveying Commission members in South Australia.

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International GIS Day 2017 Seminar: MARREE MAN & MORE!

November 27, 2017

Thanks to all who attended our seminar 'Marree Man & More', marking International GIS Day 2017.

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A Celebration of the career of Paul McClelland

November 27, 2017

Over 75 surveyors from both the private sector and many colleagues from the department attended a retirement function for Paul McClelland at the Landcentre on Friday 17 November 2017.

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Finding your Position

November 27, 2017

Peter Anderson recently approached SSSI for help with an article he was writing on certain astronomical observations (Lunar and Asteroidal Occultations etc) with regards to Geocentric Datum of Australia (GDA94).  Here is the final article.

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Report on 56th Photogrammetric Week (PhoWo)

October 31, 2017

The 56th Photogrammetric Week (PhoWo) was held at the University of Stuttgart in Stuttgart Germany, managed very ably by the new Head of the Institute for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Professor Uwe Sörgel. 

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SSSI-SA Regional Committee 2017/18

October 24, 2017

SSSI members in South Australia have recently elected their Regional Committee for 2017-18.

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Spatial Information Day & APSEA-SA Dinner 2017

August 14, 2017

Friday 11 August, 2017 saw the 17th annual Spatial Information Day, and the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards of South Australia (APSEA-SA) Dinner.

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