LEADERSHIP & ADVOCACY
❖ Building workforce expertise and addressing the structural issues impacting the education and training of professionals,
❖ Advocating policy changes that will positively impact the growth of the industry and its capability,
❖ Championing professional development,
❖ Building sector recognition.
By addressing these crucial areas the Geospatial Council is laying the foundation for a thriving modern digital economy that will benefit the entire nation.
The Council engages with government at both national and state/territory level to identify areas where policy changes are needed to lift the capability and growth of the geospatial industry.
This includes policies related to industry growth including investment priorities, procurement policies, regulations, standards, and data sharing.
CEO UPDATE: International Women’s Day 2023
I would like to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for the invaluable contributions that women have made and continue to make in the geospatial sector. We must though recognise that as a nation, there is still much to be done to close the gap for gender...
CEO Update: Economic impact
One of the Geospatial Council priorities is to complete an economic impact assessment of geospatial on the national economy.
NSW Productivity Commission CPD response
GCA provided feedback on this important review of continuing...
Review of SA planning system
The Geospatial Council of Australia congratulates the South...
Modernising Survey Auditing
GCA prepared a submission in response to Queensland Department of...
A submission was made into the Review of the National Standard of...
APAC: Developing Australia’s Space Industry
A submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee. Ten...
Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) legislation to improve occupational mobility
A submission to the Deregulation Taskforce, Department of the Prime...
SSSI & SIBA: Developing the Space Industry
A submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee with...