Northern & Central Groups

Our regional groups were formed to provide services to spatial professionals living from Mackay north and west to the Northern Territory border (Northern Group), and from Gympie to Gladstone and west (Central Group). However spatial professionals from anywhere in the State are welcome to participate in Northern & Central Group activities, including conferences, meetings, and other professional development events.

The Northern Group Conference is held annually in Townsville, Cairns or Mackay.  The Central Group Conference rotates around key centres such as Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Gladstone and Rockhampton.  In 2020, a joint Central and Northern Group conference is currently being planned.

The SSSI Northern and Central Groups are recognised by the SSSI as a Queensland Region sub-group with representation on the Queensland Regional Committee (QRC).

Early Career Support Fund

The Northern & Central Groups are very proud to announce the receipients of their annual round of bursaries to support students and recent graduates in the regions.

Financial support will be available to attend SSSI events and/or university residential schools. The 2019 winners are:

  • Byron Aitken - Central Group
  • Ben Cook - Northern Group
  • Vaughn Golding - Northern Group
  • Rebecca Heath - Northern Group
  • Fraser Webb - Central Group
  • Mitchell Whittington - Northern Group

For more information on the deserving recipients, please click here!

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