Space + spatial time to have your say
You are invited to a SIBA|GITA online event at 4pm on 28 July to hear more about the SPACE+SPATIAL Industry Growth Roadmap 2030. We will be looking at a discussion paper designed to stimulate the conversation with people across our professions to better understand future plans and opportunities. The purpose of consultation is to specifically seek the advice of key stakeholders in the space and spatial ecosystems on actions that can be taken over the coming decade to accelerate the growth of the space and spatial industries working together. This input will then be used to develop the 2030 Space and Spatial Industries Growth RoadMap which will be completed later in 2021.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Nominate for an industry award to celebrate success!
Nominations are open until 2 August for the 2021 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards. Looking for inspiration? Check out last year’s winners to see the professionals who are showcased for their projects and performance. The awards celebrate the achievements of top surveying and spatial information enterprises and individuals, showcasing the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals the industry has to offer. As a nominee you will enjoy a local APSEA Award dinner held in conjunction with SSSI regional conferences. READ MORE
SIBA|GITA on Tasmanian spatial body
Justin Legg has been appointed to represent SIBA|GITA to the Tasmanian Spatial Information Council.
Justin is Tasmanian State Manager for SIBA member, Veris. It is a three-year appointment, important to the strategic planning of spatial for the State.
More reasons to be a member
Your business will be in good company when you join the professional body for space and spatial SIBA|GITA. We have refreshed membership offerings with member categories reflecting today’s spatial business interests. Join us as a small (1-20), medium (21-100) or large (101+) business depending on the number of employees. Find out more about the benefits of membership HERE.
Check out our member listings.
Resources: Strategy for the digital economy
Data strategy: Read about the government’s Digital Economy Strategy HERE. Members are likely to be interested in data initiatives supporting the digital economy especially the digital. More information on the digital economy HERE.
Alert on new fee rates in Queensland
Queensland Government Planning Group issued an alert to advise that on 1 July 2021, the Planning Legislation (Fees and Other Amounts) Amendment Regulation 2021 (Amendment Regulation) commenced, amending the Planning Regulation 2017 (Planning Regulation) and the Regional Planning Interests Regulation 2014 (RPI Regulation). READ MORE
Requirements for permanent marks
Surveyor-General Victoria (SGV) has published a fact sheet summarising the requirements for permanent marks in new estates. It highlights council requirements and encourages engineers to consult with the project cadastral surveying consultant to ensure permanent marks are placed to support ongoing access and survey activities.
See Survey Marks Enquiry Service and Click here for permanent marks fact sheet.
Increase to superannuation contribution
The general Superannuation Guarantee (SG) rate has increased from 9.5% to 10%. It is then scheduled to increase to 12% by 2025. READ MORE
Queensland branch event at the AI Hub
26 July, 4pm – 6pm
@ The AI Hub
The CEO of Queensland AI Hub and Chair of Robotics Australia Sue Keay will be a special guest speaker at the branch meeting on 26 July. Sue was recognised by RoboHub as one of 2018's 25 Women in Robotics you need to know and as a Superstar of STEM by Science & Technology Australia.
All SIBA|GITA Members receive weekly tender alerts with both local and international tenders.
Be sure to keep an eye out for our Tender Alerts notification. Let us know if you have been successful as a result. We’d love to hear if this adds value to you.
Become a member today to get weekly updates on tenders and grow your business.
Stay up to date on COVID restrictions where you work
COVID-19 business restrictions are implemented by your state or territory government. Stay up-to-date on the latest restrictions in your area by checking on your state or territory updates.
28 July 2021
4 - 5:30pm
Online via Zoom
During 2020 an expert group drafted the SPACE+SPATIAL Industry Growth Roadmap 2030 – a national snapshot that’s about to be launched for our professions to better understand the bold new future that’s rapidly approaching and what it means for you and your career, your organisation and all of Australia.
The consultants are seeking feedback on the roadmap from spatial professionals of all levels across the country.
There are a number of ways to get involved - one of these is to join SSSI and SIBA|GITA as we host the SPACE+SPATIAL Roadmap Online Consultation Session.
You will hear about the key plans, activities and issues and have the opportunity to have a meaningful discussion with colleagues about your thoughts on the Consultation Paper and the topic in general.
IPWEA Queensland national conference
12-14 October 2021
Cairns Convention Centre
SIBA|GITA members are offered a 20% discount to register for the conference. Please email us for your discount code to register! Learn more.
The 12th Australian Space Forum
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia.
Supported by the Australian Space Agency, the South Australian Space Industry Centre and SmartSat CRC, this edition will provide the perfect opportunity to stimulate ideas, share information about emerging technologies and network with space sector leaders and the broader community.
Participants will be able to attend in-person or virtually.
Spatial Information Day & APSEA SA
17 September 2021
Spatial Information Day & APSEA-SA 2021 is taking place on Friday 17 September at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Spatial Information Day is is a once-in-a-year opportunity to discover and network with potential employers in the spatial industry, and provides a platform for you to learn from local, interstate and international delegates, speakers and exhibitors. Following Spatial Information Day, the APSEA SA gala dinner event will be taking place.
APSEA-NSW 2020 winners webinar series: Spatial Vision & DPIE
Online via zoom
July 21, 2021. 12-1pm AEST
Hear from some of the incredible 2020 NSW APSEA winners: This session features a presentation on the Geospatial Strategy developed for water monitoring in NSW.
APSEA-NSW 2020 winners webinar series: UNSW & Geoplex
August 3, 2021
Hear from some of the incredible 2020 NSW APSEA winners: This session is a presentation on a Gold Coast Beach Management System project.
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