Deadlines for national surveying and spatial awards fast approaching

By on 19 July, 2016
The APSEA awards night at Locate16. Photograph by Chris Hopkins

The national awards night at Locate16. Photograph by Chris Hopkins


This year’s spatial excellence awards series has kicked off with the deadlines for regional awards fast approaching.  Now is the time to start reflecting on the proudest achievements and the most impressive projects of the last twelve months.

Each year, the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) and the SSSI Individual Awards serve to celebrate achievements of the spatial industry and showcase the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the spatial industry has to offer (click here for a list of 2015 winners). The winners of the regional awards go on to compete on the Asia-Pacific stage, with the overall winners to be announced at Locate 2017 in Sydney.

Entries have already closed for New South Wales and nominations in the remaining regions, including New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, will be closing throughout the coming months. Those wishing to submit entries for South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria have but a few days left to make their nominations.

2016 Awards Deadlines:

New Zealand: nominations due 19 Aug, entries due 16 Sep
New South Wales:
 Entries now closed, will be announced 17 Sep
Northern Territory:
nominations due 16 Sep, entries due TBA
Pacific Islands:
nominations due 9 Sep, entries due  TBA
nominations due 5 Aug, entries due 2 Sep
South Australia:
nominations due 22 Jul, entries due 19 Aug
nominations due 29 Jul, entries due 26 Aug
nominations due 22 Jul, entries due 7 Sep
Western Australia:
nominations due 7 Oct, entries due 4 Nov

SSSI Individual Award Categories:

  • Professional of the Year Award
  • Young Professional of the Year Award
  • Education Development Award
  • Postgraduate Student Award
  • Undergraduate Student Award
  • Special Achievement Award

APSEA Industry Award Categories:

  • Award for Environment and Sustainability
  • Award for Export
  • Award for Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Award for People and Community
  • Award for Spatial Enablement
  • Award for Technical Excellence

Online entries are invited for both individuals and industry via the Awards website.


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