RPGeo Applications

The following Registered Professional Geoscientist (RPGeo) applications have been received. (Updated 23 November 2023) AIG Fellows and Members with knowledge of the applicants are invited to provide written reviews by email.  AIG’s professional registration program includes both each applicant’s relevant professional experience and ethics. Dr Sina Kazemian, of Como, WA, has applied for registration as

VALMIN Committee Vacancies: express your interest!

VALMIN Committee vacancies: express your interest! The ‘Australasian Code for Public Reporting of technical assessments and valuations of mineral assets’(the VALMIN Code) sets out requirements for the assessing and valuing mineral assets and securities for public reports  including those appended to prospectuses and independent expert reports. The VALMIN Code was first published in 1995, with

DEI Policy

AIG Launches Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy At the AIG we are proud to announce the launch of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) policy. We are committed to fostering a culture that supports all geoscientists. This policy will guide our DEI Strategy, which is focused on gaining feedback from our members on their experiences

2023 Bursary Applications

2023 Bursary Applications The Australian Institute of Geoscientists’ Student Bursary Program was initiated to promote and support geoscience education in Australia. The Bursary Program began in 2001 to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and, since then, the AIG has awarded over 230 bursaries to geoscience students in Australian universities.

AIG Board Call for Nominations

The AIG is seeking Members and Fellows with desirable skills, experience and networks to become engaged and active Directors on our Board. It is an exciting time to consider being a part of AIG’s leadership. Nominations will close at 4pm on 10th April 2023. AIG DIRECTOR Nomination Form 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2023   Both International Women’s Day (March 8) and International Men’s Day (Nov 19) are marked on my calendar as big days of celebration, reflection and calls to action. It’s fair to say the important topics both days highlight are not what an average “water-cooler conversation” touches on. Topics such as gender-based

Interested in working in Ireland?

Opportunities exist for a Senior Geologist and Project Geologist to get involved in MVT, SEDEX and Irish-type Zn-Pb-Ag exploration in Ireland. Click on the image to download a PDF copy of the advertisement. Interested?  Contact Helen Carr for further details.  Note that you must have approval, or be eligible to secure approval, to work in Ireland

Latest Australian Geoscientist Employment Survey Open for Contributions

The latest instalment in this survey series covers the final quarter of 2022, from the beginning of October to the end of December. Geoscientific skills and experience have been in strong demand.  Is this continuing? The sentiment amongst self employed geoscientists during the final quarter of 2022 was that industry activity had fallen to a

CEO Appointment

CEO Appointment The Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) is pleased to announce that Jaime Livesey has been appointed by the Board of Directors as Chief Executive Officer of the AIG. The AIG is the leading Institute representing professional geoscientists employed in all sectors of industry, education, research and government throughout Australia ( Jaime has a

AGC Formal release of the AGTEP survey

The AGC have just issued a media release to promote the release of the latest Tertiary Education Geoscience report. This is a 5 yearly snapshot of the state of our university education system and when combined with the previous reports shows a long term decline in university enrolments. You can see the announcement here