Who we are
The peak professional body for the geospatial sector
The Geospatial Council of Australia represents the interests of organisations and individuals, including new and emerging professionals, working in the vast range of occupations for surveying, space and spatial in the digital world.
Today’s geospatial professionals are leaders and innovators, advancing our industries with technologies using located based services, drones and autonomous vehicles, 3D modelling, robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality and the Internet of Things.
Build your profile and professional expertise through our areas of practice, special interest groups and more.
Find your place. There’s a world of possibilities in the future of geospatial when you join the Geospatial Council.
GCA is proud to be a partner of the Class of Your Own (COYO), ‘Design…Engineer…Construct! (DEC) Challenge for 2024. Although this challenge is aimed at secondary school students from the ages 11 – 16, industry plays a big role in helping to make this challenge a success.
Introducing the Geospatial Council of Australia Hydrographic Area of Practice Coaching Program 2023/2024
The Geospatial Council of Australia (GCA) is proud to announce the launch of the Hydrographic Area of Practice Coaching Program in a bid to foster the professional growth of aspiring hydrographic surveyors.
GCA, in collaboration with key government and industry partners, has engaged ACIL Allen to conduct an economic study assessing the impact of geospatial information and technology on the Australian economy
The Geospatial Council of Australia recognises the unceded sovereign lands and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples as the First Peoples of these lands and waters. First Nations culture and traditions are a rich source of knowledge and discovery. The Geospatial Council recognises a professional commitment to engage and act meaningfully through reciprocal partnership and relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.