March 2023 NewsletterElevate Survey Supplies
Australian Construction Achievement Award Finalists Announced
Engineers Australia and the Australian Constructors Association have selected seven projects as finalists to compete for the prestigious 2023 Australian Construction Achievement Award (ACAA).
Australian Constructors Association CEO, Jon Davies, said the award is one of the highest forms of recognition for a project as it not only recognises traditional construction excellence such as how physical problems were overcome, but also excellence in initiatives designed to make the industry a more efficient and better place to work.
Congratulations to all the finalists. To view the full list of finalists, click here.
Top Industry News in the Past Month
The Victoria Government is seeking 100 new graduates from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to work on Victoria’s Big Build projects, through the Big Build Graduate Program, with applications now open. Click here to read more.
$7 Billion to Fund QLD Infrastructure for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games
In the lead up to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Queensland and Federal Government are investing $2.7 billion to redevelop the Gabba, and $2.5 billion for the Brisbane Arena, in addition to the construction of five new venues and upgrade of nine venues across the city. Click here to read more.
Grants Open for WA Businesses to Increase EV Charging Infrastructure
The Western Australian Government has opened grant applications for Round One of its Charge Up Workplace Grant Program which features $15 million in funding to expand electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout the state. Click here to read more.
Upcoming Industry Events
Network with survey and infrastructure industry peers and leaders, and keep up to date with the latest trends and information at these upcoming events:
2023 International Women’s Day Breakfast VIC – Mar 8
All Victorian geospatial professionals are invited to join us to celebrate International Women’s Day Breakfast Seminar, a fantastic opportunity to connect, share and learn. For more information, click here.
Women in Surveying & Spatial Sciences Networking Breakfast Forum – Mar 9
Meeting every 3 months, the breakfast forum is a great networking opportunity for all women involved in surveying. For more information, click here.
International Surveyors Day – Mar 21
March 21st is Global Surveyors Day, where the importance of a surveyor, their job, and the work field is highlighted and celebrated. For more information, click here.
ISNSW St George Sutherland Regional Group Event – Mar 23
Join ISNSW for their Regional Group Event and hear from industry leaders, including Mitch Hanlon and Tom Casey. For more information, click here.
Country Surveyors Association of NSW Easter Conference 2023 – Mar 23-24
The CSA NSW is hosting their Easter Conference at the Novotel Sydney Central. Come along and join industry colleagues and leaders for a full two days of information, innovation and, of course, happy hour drinks. For more information, click here.
2023 Tasmania State of GIS Seminar – Mar 24
SSSI are pleased to announce the Tasmania State of GIS Seminar in 2023. The event will take place on Friday 24 March at the RACV Hobart and online. If you are unable to join them in Hobart, don’t miss out! Register for the live-streamed presentations. For more information, click here.
Lawn Bowls Social Night – Mar 28
Join industry friends and colleagues for a night on the green and play off for the inaugural Eugene Browne Lawn Bowls Trophy. For more information, click here.
Inspiring Future Geospatial Experts!
Get Kids into Surveying is a rapidly expanding project and community dedicated to the provision of education on everything Geospatial, including surveying.
By working with teachers, partnering with surveying associations, and offering global scholarship schemes, Get Kids into Surveying has a raft of resources that will inspire the next generation of surveyors.
Click here to find out more and to become an ambassador.