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Surveyors shortfall could derail Australian Industry: Report

Monday, 25 February 2013
 
Australia's ambitious 2020 industry and infrastructure goals could be unattainable if we don’t address a growing shortage of surveyors and geospatial professionals, according to a new report by BIS Shrapnel. 

The report, commissioned by Consulting Surveyors National and released today, warns that an acute shortage of surveyors and geospatial professionals could be a wet blanket on Australian industry in the coming decade with potentially disastrous ramifications for residential construction, utilities, transport, and mining. Read More.... 

The Transit of Venus 6 June 2012 – A Rare Opportunity
Tuesday, 21 February 2012

 

ACSV through Consulting Surveyors National fully supports & is a sponsor of the Transit of Venus project. Members are encouraged to consider being a ‘school visitor’ as it suggests below.
 

This June, the planet Venus will pass between Earth and the Sun appearing as a small black disc slowly moving across it.
 

The Transit of Venus is not only a rare astronomical event, but a rare opportunity to generate some meaningful awareness of Surveying and Spatial Science. Join our PR campaign today.
 

A new website www.transitofvenus.com.au has just been launched to help engage students and the public with a range of resources. Schools have the opportunity to purchase or win 1 of 100 SolarScopes, so students can observe the Transit safely. Orders close on 15 March to secure timely shipment.
 

Let’s take advantage of this opportunity to reach as many students as possible and increase our public profile.

 

Ways to get involved

  1. Tell everyone about the Transit of Venus website and competition
    Tell your child’s/grandchild’s teacher, friends, colleagues.
     
  2. Adopt a School (your local or alumni secondary school)
    Register at www.transitofvenus.com.au/surveying. You will be provided with a range of resources to:
    1. deliver a solarscope
    2. run a simple Surveying activity
    3. provide career information about Surveying and Spatial Science.
       
  3. Purchase a solarscope to donate to your local school
     
  4. Contact local media agencies.
    Love Surveying & Spatial Science? Become an advocate and join on our team of volunteers. We need and appreciate your help in making this program a success locally.

Enquiries to Graeme Rush, Program Manager - graemerush@bigpond.com

This project is developed and sponsored by a range of national and state based Industry Associations and private entities. We thank all for their support.

 

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