Western Australian Region News – July 2020

June 29, 2020



  • Welcome and Participate in our SSSI WA Survey  

  • SSSI National Webinar Series

  • Nominate now for an APSEA

  • Join us for our monthly WA Land Surveying Commission Meetings

  • It's renewals time! 

  • SSSI WA Representatives


Welcome to the July 2020 WA Geomessage. We hope all our members are safe and well. 

SSSI WA is seeking feedback on your interest in attending a face-to-face event towards the end of 2020. This year, almost all our events have been held online (and thank you for your support of these) In WA, we are very fortunate that restrictions are lifting and at this stage, there is a possibility SSSI WA could convene a face to face event towards the end of the year.

In order to organise an event which provides value to our spatial and surveying community, we are seeking your feedback regarding what this event should look like. Please take a few moments to complete this survey. To complete the survey click here


SSSI National Webinar series 

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


Nominations are now open for the 2020 Asia-Pacific Spacial Excellence Awards (APSEA)  for Western Australia. 

The Spatial Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and showcase the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the Western Australia Surveying and Spatial Industry have to offer.

Projects and individuals attaining recognition at this premier event are deemed to be truly outstanding achievers and pre-eminent in their field.

Individual award categories include:

  • Professional of the Year
  • Young Professional of the Year
  • Education Development Award
  • Postgraduate Student Award
  • Undergraduate Student Award

Industry Award Categories include:

  • Award for Spatial Enablement
  • Award for Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Award for Technical Excellence
  • Award for People and Community
  • Award for Environment and Sustainability

Nominations close Monday, 31st August, 2020. Click here for further information on how to nominate. 


Join us for our monthly WA Land Surveying Commission Meetings

SSSI members and friends are welcome to attend the monthly SSSI WA Land Surveying Commission Meetings. These meeting are held via Zoom from 5:30pm on the last Tuesday of each month. 

Join us to hear updates from SSSI, Landgate, the LSLB and of course to discuss current surveying issues and trends. If you would like further information about these meetings, please contact rom.wa@sssi.org.au 

These meetings are recorded and cadastral points can be claimed for watching the meetings - this offer is available to SSSI members only. If you would like to view past recorded meetings, please email rom.wa@sssi.org.au 

It's Renewals time! 


Thanks again for your continuing membership and support of SSSI over the past year. By now you would have received your renewal notice for the 2020/2021 financial year. If you have not received this information, please contact our Membership Officer, Libby at membership@sssi.org.au. If you have not yet renewed your membership, please do so before this 31 July 2019. 

It's been a busy year for SSSI - click here for further information. 




Johanna Gastevich
WA Regional Operations Manager

Darren Mottolini                 
WA Regional Chair


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