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SG Fellowship - small.PNG
September 2018
The NSW Surveyor General International Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for surveying and spatial professionals to develop their career and pitch innovative ideas to a panel.

With one Fellowship offered per year, the successful candidate will receive a one-off grant of $15,000 to put towards international professional development and research opportunities at their own discretion. 

For more information please read the fellowship flyer available via the link below

Scholarship Applications Now OPEN

Applications for the SMIC Training Scholarship for TAE40116 Cert IV in Training & Assessment for TAFE NSW part-time teachers in Surveying and/or Spatial Information Services Round 1 have closed. Round 2 are now open.

Applications close 5pm Friday 9 August 2019.

The completed application form and eligibility and selection criteria along with any relevant documents must be submitted to

GDA2020 - Modernising Australia's Datum


GDA2020 is the official horizontal datum for Australia.

Information can be found on the ICSM Website

NSW Surveying Taskforce                                                              

May 2016


Established in 2014 the NSW Surveying Taskforce is committed to raising the public profile of the Surveying and Geospatial industry.


In an effort to promote surveying as a career option they have commissioned the publication of two books; Working in the Country - Rural Surveying and Working in the City - Urban Surveying

Surveying Featured in new Ford Ranger television commercial

September 2015


Click the video to watch.

UNSW launches a brand new dual degree - Civil Engineering & Surveying 

August 2015


The UNSW School of Civil & Environemental Engineering is delighted to announce a brand new double degree which will commence in Semester 1 2016. The new UNSW combined degree Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Surveying (five years) is designed to equip students for a career as a professional engineer and as a professional surveyor.  This will allow students great flexibility in their future careers. 

Protect Your Property - Use a Regsitered Land Surveyor

August 2015


A new flyer for the general public has been produced by BOSSI to warn the public to ensure that their surveyor is registered if requiring their property boundaries to be surveyed. 

Hydrographic Surveyor Certification

November 2014


What is Hydrographic Surveyor Certification and why does it matter? This video explains why certification is an important career step for ALL hydrographic surveyors

SCIRT Presentation on AS5488 SUI

July 2014


SMIC, LPI and ICSM recently sponsored Dave Bain from Stronger Christchurch Infrastructue Rebuild Team (SCIRT) to give a presentation on how AS5488 is being implemented in the project to rebuild Chrictschurch.

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