The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is constituted under the Defence Act 1903, its mission is to defend Australia and its national interests. In fulfilling this mission, Defence serves the Government of the day and is accountable to the Commonwealth Parliament which represents the Australian people to efficiently and effectively carry out the Government’s defence policy.
Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
The Queensland Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy handles some of the most complex issues facing Queensland, including securing water for the future, managing land use, meeting the challenges of climate change, and conserving the state’s natural and cultural heritage. DNRME promotes sustainable living and resource use and employs the latest science to underpin decision making.
Geoscience Australia is the nation’s trusted advisor on the geology and geography of Australia. It applies science and technology to the opportunities and challenges that face the nation. Geoscience Australia information and capabilities support government, industry and researchers to make decisions and improve national economic, environmental and social outcomes for our nation.
QUT is a major Queensland university that aims to create the next generation of leaders in industry, research and society. QUT’s real world research priorities focus on being a globally leading university that delivers solutions to the challenges of today and of the future. This is achieved through high-impact research that spans discipline boundaries and is pursued in partnership with end-users, leveraging our deep technological strengths and responding to the human capital and innovation needs of the global economy.
Spatial Services, a division of the Department of Finance, Service and Innovation, is the provider of spatial and land information services for New South Wales. It’s primary objective is to fully leverage spatial products and services in support of the NSW Government Digital Strategy which, in turn, has improving service to the community, government, industry and the environment as its purpose.
Authoritative land information is a vital tool that enables the community, business and government to derive maximum benefit from land and property to generate economic growth and prosperity.
Spatial Services’ integrated framework connects the people of NSW to a comprehensive package of land/property and spatial services including property information, surveying and mapping. Spatial Services’ provides land information services to individuals, businesses, government agencies.
Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest university with approximately 41,000 students, nearly 17,000 of whom are offshore and onshore international students. Spatial Sciences is housed within the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and with some 40 staff and 400 students, is Australia’s largest spatial discipline.
RMIT is a global university of technology and design and Australia’s largest tertiary institution. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in applied and innovative research, professional and vocational education, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community. RMIT prides itself on the strong industry links it has forged over its 130-year history. Collaboration with industry is integral to the University’s leadership in applied research and education, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
Research at RMIT aims to solve critical global problems and to deliver significant economic, social and environmental impact. RMIT brings unique transdisciplinary research capabilities in spatial, through its Enabling Capability Platforms, including the Urban Futures, Social Change, and Information Systems Engineering ECPs; its Research Centres, such as the Centre for Urban Research (CUR), Centre for Information Discovery and Data Analytics (CIDDA), the Sir Lawrence Wackett Centre, and the SPACE Centre; and its Research Networks, such as the Spatial Capability Cluster at RMIT (SCCAR) and the Transport@RMIT network.
The University of Canterbury, Te Whare Wänanga o Waitaha, is New Zealand’s second oldest university. Since its founding the University of Canterbury and its people have made a difference locally and globally. Proud of that past, we now look to the future with fresh vision that blends the best of Canterbury tradition with the innovation necessary for success in a changing world. People are crucial to this process – people who are prepared to make a difference. In 2016 the University of Canterbury launched the Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau. Geospatial Research Institute Toi Hangarau provides a unique opportunity for all branches of the geospatial community to communicate and collaborate on new ideas and directions in this exciting industry. Our mission is to provide a national centre of gravity for geospatial research, to provide the underpinning research that enables New Zealand to more fully realize the benefits of spatial information technology.
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) is a government department, accountable through its Chief Executive to the Minister for Land Information.
LINZ maintains and regulates Crown and private property rights in New Zealand, and makes available the geographic information about New Zealand that underpins property rights, national security and emergency services responses.
Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) creates liveable, inclusive and sustainable communities.
DELWP has strong spatial capability across many portfolios including land use planning, emergency management, waterways management, biodiversity mapping, environmental protection, surveying and valuation.
Within DELWP, Land Use Victoria is the state government’s key agency for land administration, property information and facilitating better use of government-owned land.
The School of Surveying & Spatial Information Systems is one of the schools of the UNSW Faculty of Engineering – the largest engineering faculty in Australia. The school offers two Bachelor of Engineering degrees, one in Surveying and the other in Geoinformation Systems. From the very beginning the school has placed a great emphasis on research, initially in the fields of geodesy, photogrammetry, survey adjustments and remote Sensing.
Since the mid-1980s the focus has changed to high accuracy GPS technology and applications, and since then has expanded to Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and wireless positioning systems in general. In addition, new research strengths have developed in radar remote sensing, LiDAR, signal processing and GNSS receiver design. The current research areas can now be placed under the general umbrella of Navigation and Earth Observation.
AAM is a team of multidisciplinary spatial professionals operating predominantly throughout Australia and South East Asia. Having been the recipient of the Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards several years in a row, AAM has a reputation for excellence. Combining leading edge technologies, for example LiDAR – terrestrial and airborne, digital cameras and spatial application development, with extensive project management expertise ensures enduring partnerships with clients in all market sectors.
Alexander Symonds is a professional surveying consultancy business based in Adelaide, with strong coverage across metro and regional areas of South Australia and Victoria. Alexander Symonds specialise in all forms of surveying, including land division, civil and structural construction surveys, high precision engineering and dimensional control surveys, topographic, contour and feature surveys, as well as 3d laser scanning and unpiloted aerial vehicle services. With over 85 years of experience and clients from various sectors including mining, property, energy and construction, Alex Symonds seeks to remain at the forefront of the surveying industry in both technological and consultancy practices. Whether a large complex project or small routine assignments, we recognise the critical nature of the work we do, where accuracy and timeliness are crucial.
Business Aspect assists clients with the execution of their business strategy through either large-scale business transformation or through addressing smaller challenges in specific areas of the business. Geospatial information technologies is a core competency across Business Aspect’s several lines of business. We have complimentary skills, experience and expertise in; business and technology strategy, architecture, risk, control, planning, design and governance. Our services address all layers of the business, including people and change management, business process improvement, cybersecurity and risk, information management and analytics, ICT infrastructure and applications.
Business Aspect is a brand that is well-known for its ICT Strategic Planning capabilities and its reputation for providing a vendor independent perspective to business solutions. We solve complex business problems through the collaborative efforts of our team of highly experienced personnel with the right balance of qualifications and real-world industry experience and the application of proven methods and techniques benefiting clients across Australia.
We are well position as the trusted advisor and interpreter between ICT and the demands of individual business units, translating business needs for investment in ICT solutions to deliver better business outcomes.
Business Aspect is a company wholly owned by Data#3 Limited.
DataFarming is a company dedicated to supporting farmers, agronomists, industry, and software providers to improve farm productivity through the implementation of digital agriculture technologies. DataFarming was established by Tim and Peta Neale, leaders in the Precision Ag space for 15+ years who have pioneered the development of digital solutions for farmers and agronomists that are simple, automated and low cost, and provide on-ground actionable solutions. DataFarming is a new venture and sets out to advance and automate precision agriculture solutions and to provide value to the ag in an accessible, easy to use, and integrated way. Tim and Peta have made significant personal contributions to the industry in the hope of advancing precision agriculture adoption, including offering all in season imagery free of charge. Their achievements have been recognised, and Tim was awarded the Australian Rural Consultant of the Year 2018. DataFarming also has a key focus on ‘Agri-Intelligence’, whereby higher-level analysis is required (big data analytics) from ‘small data’ collected at a paddock level. DataFarming works with leaders in research, commercial business, and technology development to provide industry solutions that are completely independent and provide for wider agricultural benefit.
e-Spatial (a Harrison Grierson company) is a New Zealand based independent spatial integration specialist. e-Spatial enables customers with the insights of location intelligence as part of their current and future processes and workflows. The foundation for this enablement is based on strong partnering and on e-Spatial’s capabilities across GIS and traditional information technology. e-Spatial customers are from all industries e.g. Emergency Services, Utilities, Retail, Financial, Environment, Government and Construction with solutions on most GIS platforms.
Fugro is the world’s leading geo-data specialist, collecting and analysing comprehensive information about the Earth and the structures built upon it. Adopting an integrated approach that incorporates acquisition and analysis of geo-data and related advice, Fugro provides solutions. With expertise in site characterisation and asset integrity, clients are supported in the safe, sustainable and efficient design, construction and operation of their assets throughout the full lifecycle.
Employing approximately 10,000 talented people in 65 countries, Fugro serves clients around the globe, predominantly in the energy and infrastructure industries, both offshore and onshore.
GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, we deliver engineering, architecture, environmental, advisory, digital and construction services to public and private sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Committed to creating lasting community benefit, we connect the knowledge, skill and experience of our 10,000 diverse people with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems.
GHD’s spatial sciences team has specialist skills in survey and the utilisation of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to support and enhance a wide suite of domains. Our team has a strong track record in the development of GIS applications and work closely with all disciplines to provide comprehensive spatial solutions tailored to project needs. GHD’s Spatial Science Team has received a number of industry recognised excellence awards in recent years – testimony to our commitment to high standards of delivery and meeting milestones and deadlines.
Insight GIS is a Tasmanian information technology company that specialises in Geographic Information System (GIS) services for business and government. Providers of world-class GIS software, they also offer consultation, training, technical support and many other value-adding services.
Mercury Project Solutions is a collective of independent spatial information consultants. Founded in January 2010, Mercury combines a wealth of knowledge through its three directors Chris Gentle, Jörg Hiltenkamp and Maurits van der Vlugt.
Mercury delivers services to top tier clients across Australasia and world-wide to solve complex location business problems. We are about thinking and doing: strategy and implementation. Ultimately, Mercury is about delivering business results that really matter to you. We are with you all the way, from idea, via planning to execution.
NGIS Australia is a full service Geographic Information System consultancy that helps businesses set a path, build capacity or create tools that enable data driven decision making. NGIS advises clients on spatial technology, builds custom applications, trains clients technically and sells licences for the industry’s best technology.
Omnilink Pty Ltd delivers services and information to organizations that recognize the importance of appropriate, timely and accurate information to their business. They manage data and aim to link people and information to maximize the advantage of corporate information for better decision-making.
Orbica is pioneering geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoAI), developing unique data visualisation solutions and enabling organisations to gain near real-time visibility of their data – all through geography and the power of location data.
Photomapping Services was founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1969. Industry pioneers, they provided the first analytical photogrammetric services to Australia.
They focus on delivering spatial solutions including: Photogrammetry; Aerial Photography and Digital Imagery; LiDAR Airborne Laser Scanning; GIS Data Capture, Revision and Management; and Cartography and Custom Map Production.
With around 270 people in offices Australia-wide, in South East Asia and New Zealand, Position Partners is the largest Australian-owned company focussing entirely on the distribution and support of intelligent positioning solutions for geospatial, construction and mining projects. At Position Partners, we are committed to increasing productivity for our customers and building lasting business relationships around high calibre positioning activities.
Position Partners is privileged to be the exclusive Australian distributor for Topcon machine control and positioning systems, with complementary solutions from other technology innovators. Advanced hardware systems are powered by sophisticated software platforms including MAGNET cloud computing, with integration to Autodesk and Bentley for end-to-end workflow solutions.
A full range of leading instruments and systems is backed by superior service, industry expertise and Tokara telematics control to give our customers the support they need for any project.
Spatial Vision works alongside government departments and companies to solve geospatial, social and environmental challenges with high-calibre, technically driven solutions. Through our services, we assist our clients to better serve their customers, respond to threats, manage their natural and built assets and engage with communities.
Spatial Vision has been a supporter of the CRC for Spatial Information throughout its life having participated in a large number of projects and collaboration activities. We are active supporters of the new FrontierSI organisation and its objectives to further geospatial research and innovation into the future.
ThinkSpatial are spatial information specialists who utilise advanced technologies and techniques to solve spatial information problems. Their expertise and skills in surveying, intelligent mapping, and spatial software development allow them to deliver innovative and efficient solutions, tailored to their clients’ needs.
Western Australian Land Information Authority is a statutory authority that operates under the business name of Landgate. They are managed by a board which is accountable to the Minister for Lands. Visit their website to find out what they do, how they are structure, their strategies, performance and values, as well as their commitment to community.