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How AIG Collects and Manages Members’ Data

AIG needs to collect data from members to deliver benefits of membership.  The integrity and security of members’ information, and preservation of member’s privacy is of paramount importance to our Institute. Membership Records AIG’s membership database is arguably the Institute’s most valuable asset. Applicants for membership are required to provide information needed to verify that

AGC – Australian Geoscience Tertiary Education Profile 2021

The latest in the series of surveys into the capacity of the Australian Tertiary Geoscience sector is now available for download www.agc.org.au/resources/reports/australian-geoscience-council-report/

EXPLORATION RADIO – Around the World in 80 Projects with Mike Porter

#59 – Around the World in 80 Projects with Mike Porter For decades, Mike Porter ran a business where he took people worldwide to various mine sites and deposits. These tours were open to anyone; somehow, Mike managed to navigate the red tape and get onto every mine site. That was the magic of the

AIG is looking for a CEO!

The Board of the AIG has commenced the process of recruitment of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with the successful candidate to join us as an employee ideally in early 2023. The primary role of the position is to support our volunteer teams who make AIG activities happen and to progress the delivery of AIG’s objectives. The CEO will report directly to the Board.

AIG Service Awards

The contributions of three members, Graham Jeffress, Bill Shaw and Wayne Spilsbury, were recognised with awards at a presentation in Perth last Friday evening (28th October, 2022). Graham Jeffress and Bill Shaw were presented with the AIG Distinguished Service Medals, recognising significant contributions to both AIG and the Australian geoscience community more generally. Graham Jeffress

The latest Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey is open for contributions

Please contribute before 30th October 2022. The survey will collect information for the third quarter of 2022 and will be open for contributions until 30th October 2022.  Follow this link to complete the survey. This survey covers the third quarter of 2022, from the beginning of July to the end of September. Geoscientific skills and

EXPLORATION RADIO – Standing on the Shores of the Cosmic Ocean

#57 – Standing on the Shores of the Cosmic Ocean In this episode, our guests are Matthew Pearson and Dr Garret Olivia from Fleet Space. We have always had a desire to explore our planet. Our history is rich with explorers that did just that. The next chapter in the exploration of Earth might involve doing

JORC Competent Person – A baseline review in a global context

The Baseline Review of JORC Competent Person matters, commissioned by the Joint AIG/AusIMM Competent Person Taskforce, is now complete and available for public distribution. The objective of commissioning the Baseline Review was to create a well-researched and complete document that contains all relevant information relating to the current requirements for Competent Persons, as well as

EXPLORATION RADIO – The Future of Resources with Angel Abbud-Madrid

#56 – The Future of Resources with Angel Abbud-Madrid In this episode, our guest is Angel Abbud-Madrid. Angel is the Director of the Center for Space Resources at the Colorado School of Mines, where he leads a research program focused on the human and robotic exploration of space and the utilisation of its resources.  He is also

EXPLORATION RADIO – Building Better Satellites with Andy Koronios

#55 – Building Better Satellites with Andy Koronios In this episode, our guest is Professor Andy Koronios. Andy is CEO & Managing Director of the SmartSat CRC. Andy is a professor of information systems and previously held the positions of Dean: Industry & Enterprise and Head of the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences, at