News

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

Qld Spatial Excellence Award Winners

December 4, 2017

Winners of the 2017 Queensland Spatial Excellence Awards were announced at a gala dinner on 1 December.

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Elevation and Depth 2030: Powering 3D Models of Our Nation – Consultation Document

November 30, 2017

ICSM is seeking input on a future vision for elevation and depth data. Your feedback will help ICSM make informed decisions on the final version of the Elevation and Depth 2030 strategy, which sets the direction for consistent nationwide elevation and depth information. Please help ensure its relevance to the needs of industry, government and the community. 

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SSSI WA Annual Fellows Dinner

November 30, 2017

The 2017 SSSI Annual Fellows Dinner was held in conjunction with the WA Institute of Surveyors on the 21st of November in the Private Dining Room at the University Club, Crawley. An evening of great fellowship was had by all.

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NSW/ACT Spatial Excellence Award Winners

November 30, 2017

The 2017 NSW/ACT Spatial Excellence Award Winners were announced at the NSW ACT Regional Conference 2017 on 6 December 2017.

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2018 Remote Sensing Young Investigator Award

November 27, 2017

If you are under 35 and making a significant contribution to Earth Observations (or know someone who is ?) – consider applying for this award.
 
Applications due 1 February 2018.

 

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Member Advantage Gift Cards & E-Gift Cards

November 13, 2017

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

Save on your shopping with pre-purchased Gift Cards!

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Have you submitted your abstract for Geosmart Asia 2018 – Locate 2018?

November 13, 2017

Abstract submission closes on
December 14th, 2017

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Hydrographic Stream: IHO S-44 Questionnaire

October 31, 2017

The SSSI invites it's members to complete the IHO S-44 Questionnaire.  This questionnaire is intended to gauge the views of users and stakeholders on a range of topics that will help to inform the decision-making processes of the IHO HSSC 

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SSSI WA Hydrography Event - "Hydrography - Working with Nature"

December 18, 2017

“Hydrography – Working with Nature” - 15th February 2018

CALL FOR SPEAKERS, SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS

SSSI WA are excited to announce a major hydrography event scheduled for the 15th February 2018 and are looking for commission member involvement and participation in this activity.

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NSW & ACT 2017 Conference & Individual Awards Night

December 14, 2017

The NSW & ACT Regional Conference was held over the 6th & 7th of December 2017, at the Rydges Mount Panorama Bathurst. 

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WA Industry Golf Day

November 30, 2017

The Industry Golf Day was held 29 November 2017 at Collier Park Golf Course, Como. This event was hosted by WA Institute of Surveyors in collaboration with SSSI.  A day of comraderie and prizes was enjoyed by all.

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SICC News

November 30, 2017

December News:

from the spatial information & Cartography National Commission

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Victoria News

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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Mouat Tree Shelter Opening

November 30, 2017

An overview of the Mouat Tree Shelter Project and Opening.

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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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The SSSI Young Professional Survey Report

November 27, 2017

The YP Survey Report was released on October 25. The report summarises the feedback gathered from an online survey conducted by the YPs between July and August.

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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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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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Industry Christmas BBQ 2017

November 27, 2017

Don't forget to join us to mark the festive season at the annual Industry Christmas BBQ Breakfast!

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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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Legal Traceability of Length for EDME

November 21, 2017
As outlined in Surveying Alert Issue 26, the DNRM webpage for legal traceability of length has been updated with new Regulation 13 certificates, calibration software and baseline information. Where possible, DNRM encourages surveyors to undertake EDME testing as soon as possible after the publication of new Regulation 13 certificates.
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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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UrbisPro Podcast: 'The Field Book'

October 31, 2017

This year UrbisPro launched a podcast called 'The Field Book'.  The podcast focuses on surveyors and sharing their stories and industry knowledge.

These candid 'straight from the horses mouth' reflections offer both exceptional insight as well as thoughtful reflection on the industry past, present and future.

 

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Tickets and preliminary program released for 2017 SSSI NSW & ACT Regional Conference

October 31, 2017

SSSI NSW & ACT have now released a preliminary progam and tickets for their annual regional conference, to be held on the 6th & 7th of December, in Bathurst NSW.

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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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Destination Spatial QLD to step up career education campaigns

October 7, 2017

To address the increasing demand for tertiary qualified surveying and spatial professionals, Destination Spatial Queensland (DSQ) is undertaking a more comprehensive career education marketing campaign to boost the number of students entering tertiary studies.

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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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Development Industry Advisory Committee

September 26, 2017

SSSI-SA was recently invited by the Deputy Premier of South Australia to nominate members to the newly established Development Industry Advisory Committee, on the implementation of the new planning system.

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