QLD Region News – August 2021

August 15, 2021


Well, we all know why the Brisbane Winter Seminar was postponed – so it is with great pleasure SSSI can announce the new date for the Brisbane Winter Seminar!

Join us on Wednesday 25 August 2021 from 12:30pm at the Souths Leagues Club to hear and discuss topical issues such as CSR, elodgment, surveyor registration and staff shortages, with presentations from the Department of Resources, the Surveyors' Board and much more. Click here to view the full program

Registration offers great value and includes the presentations plus lunch, afternoon tea and drinks and nibbles after for only $90 (SSSI members) or $135 (non-members). A great opportunity for professional learning and networking!

Don’t delay, REGISTER NOW

A big thank you to our members and colleagues who attended the recent Cairns Winter Seminar. A fantastic afternoon of speakers and great opportunty to network.

Cairns Winter Seminar

2021 Qld Regional Conference & APSEA-Q

The 2021 Queensland Regional Conference will be held on Friday 29 October at the Brisbane Convention & Exhbition Centre and promises to be a fantastic opportunity to learn and connect with SSSI members and the broader surveying and spatial community.

The Queensland Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards dinner will also be held in conjunction with the conference, celebrating the outstanding work being undertaken across the region.

Would you like to feature on the Conference program? Well here is your chance! Are you involved in an interesting local project?  Want to share your latest research, technology or achievements? We want to hear from you!

Submit an abstract on your proposed presentation by completing the brief form here.  The call for abstracts closes at midday on Monday 23 August 2021.

For all the up to date information about the QLD Regional Conference - click here


Over the past 18 months, the QLSC has presented a number of webinars with the primary purpose of assisting surveyors seeking renewal and registration requirements with the Surveyors' Board of Queensland, as well as those seeking a refresh of key skills.  

The session recordings are available via the links below or on our eCPD page, along with all SSSI webinars from the past 18 months.

2020 Cadastral Endorsement Competency Framework Series
  • Tips for Reinstating existing Boundaries and Marking, Ewen Sneddon – click here
  • Searching for documentary evidence and search for physical evidence, Dale Atkinson – click here 
  • Legislation: An insight for Surveyors, Alistair Byrom - click here 
  • Prepare and manage basic development and basic state action applications, Stephen Motti – click here
  • Design lots and layouts for Cadastral Surveyors, Damian Reardon - click here
2020 Registered Surveyor Competency Framework Series
  • How to use and maintain GNSS surveying instruments, Dale Atkinson – click here
  • How to Establish, measure and adjust horizontal and vertical survey control using GNSS, Graham Jensen – click here
  • Survey and calculate volumes and quantities, Lee Hellen – click here
2021 Cadastral Competency Series
  • c.10 Prepare and Manage Basic State Land Action Applications, Dale Atkinson - click here



SSSI is committed to delivering a lively and robust CPD program. SSSI is proud of its National Webinar Series. Showcasing national and international speakers discussing relevant topics of interest to the spatial and surveying professions. 

To see a list of all upcoming Webinars click here

Don't forget to check out what is on offer via our eCPD 


If you have any suggestions for webinars you would like to see, or any other matters or ideas you would like us to consider, don't hesitate to contact us on chair.qld@sssi.org.au.       

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