News

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

Homeward Bound promotes a spectrum of female leaders

September 18, 2018

MAPPING OUR CAREERS AND LEARNING FROM THE JOURNEY

This month the article features highlights from a Career Mapping Workshop hosted by Mary Ellen as part of a research program capturing

qualitative and quantitative data about women experiences in STEM careers. She will set for her expedition to Antarctica to promote STEM at the end of December 2018

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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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ISDE 2019 Symposium in Florence: Call for Abstracts opens - Spread the word!

August 31, 2018

The 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE 11) Call for Abstracts is now open. 
Please see: http://www.digitalearth2019.eu/call-for-abstracts/
or download flyer.

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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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The Geospatial Information Competition has arrived

August 28, 2018

Presented by the Surveying & Spatial Science Institute and Destination Spatial Queensland, this competition emphasises the importance of geospatial science in an increasingly complex and exciting world. Teachers and students will be supplied with supporting materials to ensure effective engagement with their classroom subjects.

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STANDARDS AUSTRALIA DRAFT FOR COMMENT

August 20, 2018

SSSI Members are advised that the revised and significantly extended Australian Standard AS5488 is now out for comment.

Comments close 10th October 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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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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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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SSSI Hydrography Commission News - September 2018

August 31, 2018

Please find below information on what is happening at the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Hydrography Commission 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 Queensland Events Calendar 2018

August 30, 2018

The SSSI Queensland team of staff and volunteer committee members have been working hard to put together some informative and relevant events that also offer great opportunities to network with colleagues.

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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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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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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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FIG Working Week 2019 - Call for Papers

July 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

FIG WORKING WEEK 2019

22-26 April 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam
at Vietnam National Convention Center

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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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Member Advantage July News - Save Now!

July 31, 2018

   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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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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18th Australian Space Research Conference (ASRC)

July 24, 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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Pacific Island GIS & RS User Conference

July 24, 2018

The Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing Council will hold the 2018 Pacific GIS & Remote Sensing Annual Conference from 26th to 30th November 2018.

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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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The Future of Post-Graduate Education for the Spatial Sciences Industry in Australia Survey

July 20, 2018

SSSI Members are invited to participate in this research study which aims to understand the needs of employers and employees in the spatial science sector in Australia, now and in the future. 

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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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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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SSSI YP Mentoring Program 2018: SA Lunch

June 30, 2018

On Wednesday 11 July SSSI South Australia will launch the 2018 SSSI YP Mentoring Program in SA. 

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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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Vale Max Reinikka

June 30, 2018

A funeral service was held recently for local surveyor Max Reinikka who passed away suddenly on Tuesday 12 June 2018, aged 62 years.

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Hydro Safety Reminder

June 30, 2018

An important message for our seagoing or ports based Hydrography Commission members.

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SSSI Website - Jobs Page

June 30, 2018

The SSSI website now has a page for jobs in the industry!

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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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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 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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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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SSSI-SA YP and WiS Breakfast 2018

May 31, 2018

On Friday 1 June 2018, the SSSI-SA Young Professionals and Women In Spatial met for another breakfast networking session.

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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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 the 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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