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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

AIG congratulates recipients of annual Australian Academy of Science awards

Australian scientists’ leading research has today been recognised with Academy awards AIG sincerely congratulates all scientists honoured for their achievements by the Australian Academy of Science.   Geoscientists feature prominently amongst the 20 award recipients receiving prestigious honorific awards for their contributions to the advancement of science at the early, mid and career levels The awarded research includes understanding

Notice: SJS Resource Management Pty Ltd

SJS Resource Management Pty Ltd (Deregistered)ABN 26141857687 SJS Resource Management Pty Ltd, a business associated with Julian Vearncombe was voluntarily de-registered by ASIC 4/8/2021. The company URL www.sjsresource.com.au was deleted 3/2/2020 and expired 9/2/2020 upon the (part) retirement of Julian. An entity variously named SJS Resource and SJS Geologists is now using the same web

Exploration Radio #44 Exploring Barren Lands

Exploring Barren Lands with Chuck Fipke LISTEN NOW. The early 90s marked one of the biggest staking rushes in the Northwest Territories in northern Canada. A hundred years earlier, people had come pouring into the Canadian north looking for gold. This time around, they were looking for something else… diamonds. At the centre of this

Women in Leadership Scholarships

This is the final call for women working in the science sector to access leadership development scholarships in 2021. The final date for expressions of interest has been extended to September 24. Partial scholarships of $1000-$5000 per person are available for women in the science sector. The scholarships will be used to assist women to undertake

AEGC 2021 preliminary conference programme

Don’t miss this experience! The AEGC 2021 virtual preliminary program is here. The Conference will be held from Wednesday 15 September to Friday 17 September 2021. Join colleagues from all over the world to hear from industry leaders discussing important challenges and opportunities facing the industry. Click here for the preliminary programme Explore the virtual conference

The latest employment survey closes this weekend

Help to make a difference – please contribute now The latest quarterly survey of geoscientist employment in Australia is open for contributions. AIG members are asked to complete the survey by following this link and encouraging friends and colleagues to also contribute. You do not need to be an AIG member to participate in the survey which is

New data delivers improved geoscientist employment insight

Employment by Region and Occupation — NERO — is a new experimental dataset developed by the National Skills Commission, a Commonwealth government agency.  NERO provides timely information on employment at detailed levels, including 355 occupations across 88 regions in Australia. Until now, data at this level of detail was only readily available once every five years

National Geotourism Strategy Released

The Australian Geoscience Council is currently implementing a National Geotourism Strategy, launched on 7th April 2021 by AGC President David Cohen, and which is being designed to support the orderly development of major geotourism projects and activities in line with overseas trends and domestic regional development imperatives. Tourism Industry development benefits can be realised through the

2021 U.S. National Mining Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum in Leadville, Colorado, plays an important role in telling the story of mining and its role in ensuring modern society’s sustainability to the public, both within the USA and Internationally. Since 1987, the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum has been a national monument to the