Strong membership growth continued, increasing from 2900 members at the end of 2013 to 3181 at the end of 2014
Steady enrolment of members in the Registered Professional Geoscientist programme.
AIG Council recognised the need for provision of more efficient service delivery and communication and in 2014 worked towards the implementation of :
New initiatives launched during the year:
AIG actively participated in areas of interest such as:
AIG has active branches in five states holding conferences, workshops and social events for members. Access videos of technical presentations are being made available online.
Geoscience education remains a strong focus of AIG activities, principally through the AIG Bursary Program but also including support for TESEP and ESWA.
AIG was also actively involved in various national committees including:
Outstanding issues still needing to be addressed:
AIG remains in a healthy financial position.
Membership fees increased in 2015 in line with CPI to help fund improved administrative support for AIG activities.
Deferral of membership fees continues to be available to unemployed members.
AIG recognises the efforts of many enthusiastic and committed people who volunteer their time on Council and State Branch committees as well as donors and sponsor’s support of professional development courses and education assistance.
A copy of the presentation made by AIG President Wayne Spilsbury to the meeting is available here.