Awards for Excellence
The highlight of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences professional calendar in NSW is the Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information Awards. The gala event is the night of nights for members of the Institution of Surveyors NSW Inc and The Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW
A distinguished panel, including members of The Institution of Surveyors NSW Inc. the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW and guest judges, work closely to find outstanding achievements in the Surveying and Spatial Information sectors.
The Institution of Surveyors NSW Inc and The Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW congratulate all those that reach these awards. The 2011 event was attended by more than four hundred guests on 24th September 2011 at the Hilton Hotel Sydney.
Sir Thomas Mitchell Award
The Sir Thomas Mitchell Award is the highest award for Surveying or Spatial Information conferred by The Institution of Surveyors NSW and The Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW.
The award is inspired by the achievements of the most well known Surveyor General of NSW, who was responsible for the placement of roads, bridges and towns, and led four expeditions of exploration and carried out most of the surveys of eastern Australia.
Specific Category Awards
The New South Wales Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information Awards acknowledge excellence by surveyors and spatial scientists in New South Wales. They raise awareness within the community as to the wide range of activities with which the surveying and spatial information profession is involved.
The New South Wales Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information judges confer individual awards, such as NSW Professional of the Year, NSW Young Professional of the Year, University Student Project of the Year , TAFE Student of the Year and Journalist of the Year Award. They aim to attract young people into our profession by promoting its diversity and the variety of career opportunities that are available. They honour individual achievers within the profession.