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Fair Work Commission significant decision

28 August 2020

s.157 - FWC may vary etc. modern awards if necessary to achieve modern awards objective - Application by Association of Consulting Surveyors National

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The Surveyor Wins Best Business Magazine

26 August 2020

THE SURVEYOR NAMED BEST BUSINESS MAGAZINE IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AWARDS - Proving print’s alive and thriving in business-to-business (B2B) publishing, The Surveyor, published by the Consulting Surveyors Association, has recorded a stunning victory by winning top honours in the Best Single Issue category in the 2020 Tabbie Awards—a prestigious worldwide competition for publishers of business, trade and custom magazines.“

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SMIC News Issue 61

20 August 2020

The 32nd Annual General meeting of the SMIC of NSW was held on Friday 24th July 2020 via videoconference due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

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The Surveyor issue 9

17 August 2020

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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Get Kids into Survey

11 August 2020

COVID-19 brought a whole year of change none of us were expecting. There were some highs and there were lows as I am sure you have all experienced.

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SMK Consultants Moree partner with Gold Coast company for Narrabri to North Star Inland Rail tender

07 August 2020

Local Moree surveying company, SMK Consultants (SMK), has partnered with large Gold Coast-based surveyors Bennett + Bennett (B+B) in tendering for the Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) Inland Rail section.

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Virtual Drinks - Every Wednesday Fortnightly 10am

01 August 2020

ACS NSW have been hosting a Virtual Coffee morning every Wednesday Fortnightly 10 am - member only

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COVID-19 member Resources

01 August 2020

We have collated a number of key links and information sources that may be of benefit for your business. In particular we note that the Federal and State Governments have made announcements that may help you during this time.

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Surveying Rail Heritage

25 June 2020

Northern Rivers Rail Trail - The Heritage Rail Trail has Lucas Flumm and Bill Nagel from Byron Bay Surveying explain what's involved in this comprehensive study, which includes aerial surveying using a drone, and a study of historical records and control points to determine the correct boundaries of the rail corridor.

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The Surveyor issue 8

15 May 2020

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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COVID-19 Member Impact Survey

27 April 2020

In Mid-April 2020, ACS NSW members took part in research to understand the impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Consulting Surveyors around the country. The results showed that whilst many are doing "OK" during April, they expect the property sector to get much worse as the year progresses...

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SMIC NEWS Issue 60

23 April 2020

Update on the Surveying & Mapping Industry Council of NSW (SMIC) Annual General Meeting, upcoming events and industry report.

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NSW Government Program : Business Connect Free Webinars

21 April 2020

Whether you are just starting out with a great business idea or looking to expand and grow your business, Business Connect services can help you on your journey to business success. And the best part is they are FREE!

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Warwick Arthur Watkins (1950-2019) - A Controversial Surveyor-General

14 April 2020

From the time he took up the position to the time he left it, Warwick Arthur Watkins was a very controversial, but effective, NSW Surveyor-General.

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NSW Government committed to vital infrastructure program

24 March 2020

Read the press release from The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP

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NSW Government Health & Stimulus Package

24 March 2020

The NSW Government has announced a $2.3 billion stimulus package that will bolster the NSW health system, cuts taxes for businesses that employed tens of thousands of people across the State, and helps secure jobs at this very challenging time.

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Support grants available for small business impacted by bushfires

24 March 2020

A new grant of up to $10,000 will help significantly-impacted small businesses in selected Local Government Areas (LGAs) get back on their feet and maintain their businesses during this difficult time.

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The Surveyor issue 7

07 March 2020

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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SMIC News - Issue 59

21 February 2020

Update on the Surveying & Mapping Industry Council of NSW (SMIC) Annual General Meeting, upcoming events and industry report.

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New Web Services Support SCIMS Survey Mark Information

11 February 2020

From January 2020, the Survey Control Information Management System (SCIMS) is supported by a new series of web services.

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The Surveyor issue 6

12 December 2019

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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ACS Board Member, Andrew Halmarick meets with Deputy Premier, the Hon. John Barilaro, MP

25 November 2019

Andrew Halmarick, caught up with the Hon. John Barilaro, MP to discuss the impact of the drought and other issues affecting regional NSW.

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James Valentine from ABC Radio Interviews Tom Casey (Casey Surveying & Design at Parkes) and Michelle Blicavs

25 October 2019

ABC Radio Interview: 2019 EISSI Awards & the role of surveyors in the development of infrastructure and construction.

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Issue 5 of The Surveyor magazine out now!!

02 September 2019

Great surveying profiles, latest news and industry updates....

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50th Anniversary NSW State Conference

20 August 2019

Over 80 members and stakeholders celebrated with ACS at Parliament House on 6th August 2019 to look back at 50 years of Consulting Surveyors and forward to a bright future for the profession

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SMIC News - Issue 57

18 August 2019

Update on the Surveying & Mapping Industry Council of NSW (SMIC) Annual General Meeting, upcoming events and industry report.

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The Surveyor ranks 16th on world stage for best B2B publication

24 July 2019

Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW’s The Surveyor magazine has made a stunning debut on the world stage after being entered in the Best Single Issue category in the 2019 Tabbie Awards––a prestigious competition judging almost 400 entries worldwide.

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NSW Surveying Businesses Take Top Awards

21 June 2019

Winning smiles at the National Surveying Professionalism Awards in Brisbane

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New Alliance to Assist the Skills Shortage in Surveying

21 June 2019

ACS NSW has signed an agreement to work with the Apprenticeship Support Centre to help assist member firms with employing Trainees in Surveying

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The Issue 4 of THE SURVEYOR is available now

27 May 2019

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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Response to Alan Jones on 2GB

17 April 2019

Many of you will have heard Alan Jones referencing Cadastral Surveyors on 2GB a couple of weeks ago. Here is our response.

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Surveyors are 87 per cent male, BIS Oxford Economics finds

08 April 2019

A BIS Oxford Economics report on the industry reveals more than 87 per cent of surveyors are male. Association of Consulting Surveyors National chief executive Michelle Billcavs said the organisation was working to address that imbalance.

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Young Female Graduates Defy Gender Boundaries and Enter Australia’s Male Dominated Surveying Industry

08 April 2019

Australia’s male dominated Surveying industry is opening its doors to two young females, as the Association of Consulting Surveyors National pushes for more women to join the profession.

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Tackling the Significant Workforce Gaps in Surveying

01 April 2019

Consulting Surveyors National has launched comprehensive research into the future of Australia’s surveying profession. ‘Determining the Future Demand, Supply and Skills Gap for Surveying and Geospatial Professionals’ provides a thorough analysis of the critical and far reaching issues surrounding the demand and supply of surveying and geospatial professionals.

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WOMEN IN SURVEYING IN THE NEWS

12 March 2019

The event held on 6th March 2019 in Hyde Park attracted 53 female students from 14 high schools around Sydney and made quite a splash in the media. With coverage in Sydney and Regional newspapers and a spot on ABC Radio, it is great to see such a focus on the results of STEM for women.

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WOMEN IN SURVEYING - A HIGHLIGHT FOR 2019

06 March 2019

On 6th March, 53 female students from 14 high schools around NSW gathered at Hyde Park in Sydney for the inaugural Women in Surveying event, organised by the NSW Surveying Taskforce in collaboration with Consulting Surveyors NSW

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ISSUE 3 OF THE SURVEYORS IS AVAILABLE NOW

01 March 2019

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses. It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ENGAGE IN SURVEYING AT HYDE PARK

28 February 2019

A creative way to inspire girls about a future in surveying, Consulting Surveyors NSW has joined with the Surveying Taskforce and the Institution of Surveyors to bring high schools from across the state to connect in Women's Week in Sydney.

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SURVEYING A BIG HIT ON ABC RADIO

19 December 2018

Surveyors - one of the most liked professions and James Valentine asks Registered Surveyor, Tom Casey, just why that is... Listen along to find out what makes surveying so interesting and a career of choice for many.

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ISSUE 2 OF THE SURVEYOR IS OUT NOW

01 October 2018

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses.  It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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THE NUMBERS ADD UP FOR A SUSTAINABLE CAREER IN SURVEYING

01 June 2018

More than 70 NSW secondary students with an eye for numbers will step out of the classroom to explore the magic of mathematics in the real world during a special activity day at Bicentennial Park, Homebush Bay on Friday. 

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ISSUE 1 OF THE SURVEYOR IS OUT NOW

01 May 2018

The Surveyor is the Association's exciting new publication, specifically designed for surveying businesses.  It's full of business, governance, employment and surveying profession articles.

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FIRST FEMALE SURVEYOR GENERAL HONOURED AT THE INN

27 April 2018

NSW Surveyor General Narelle Underwood will be honoured today by the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW at The Surveyor General Inn in Berrima, where her photo will be hung alongside those who have held the position since it was first created in 1787.

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OUTSTANDING SURVEYING COMPANIES TAKE OUT TOP HONOURS AT AWARDS

22 March 2018

The professionalism of Australia’s surveying industry was on show at the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2018, which took place in Sydney on the evening of Thursday 22 March

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ACS NSW ANNOUNCES MICHELLE BLICAVS AS NEW CEO

16 November 2017

The Association of Consulting Surveyors (ACS NSW) has today announced the appointment of Michelle Blicavs as its new Chief Executive Officer of ACS NSW and Consulting Surveyors National.

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TWO FIRMS TAKE OUT TOP HONOURS AT THE SURVEYING CONSULTANCY AWARDS

17 March 2017

The professionalism of Australia’s surveying industry was on full display at the National Surveying Consultancy Awards 2017, which took place on the evening of Friday 17 March.

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STEM SUBJECTS PROVIDE BEST CAREER PROSPECTS FOR GRADUATES

17 March 2017

According to The Good Education Group’s 2016 Good Careers Guide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) graduates have the highest employment rates and average start salaries.

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NEW RESEARCH INTO THE IMPORTANCE OF LICENSING SURVEYORS

01 December 2016

Consulting Surveyors National has commissioned PwC to undertake research into the value and importance of registering land surveyors.

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BEST STATE CONFERENCE YET!

24 August 2016

With a mix of key NSW government Ministers and high-profile economic experts providing an outline of future plans and economic conditions in NSW.

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MOVING FORWARD WITH THE JOBS OF TOMORROW INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP

15 June 2016

NSW Minister for Skills, John Barilaro, met with local school students, teachers and employers in Maitland to announce the 23rd NSW Jobs of Tomorrow industry partnership.

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GOOD NEWS: STEM GRADUATES MOST LIKELY TO GET JOBS

01 February 2016

People with science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) qualifications - whether from university or a vocational trainer - have a better start than their non-STEM counterparts.

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PRACTICAL TRAINING NOW OFFERED IN NSW FOR USQ SURVEYING COURSES

07 December 2015

Hunter TAFE has developed two new courses, created specifically for those students studying Surveying and Spatial Sciences through the University of Southern Queensland (USQ).

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ALLIANCE FORMED WITH GOVERNMENT FOR JOBS OF TOMORROW SCHEME

01 December 2015

The Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW (ASC NSW) has signed an agreement with the NSW Department of Industry to become a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarships program industry partner.

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YOUNG SURVEYING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR - RYAN FIFIELD

14 September 2015

Ryan Fifield recently became the recipient of the Young Professional of the Year at the Excellence in Surveying & Spatial Information Awards (EISSI) where he was recognised for his work as a Surveyor as well as his impressive contribution to the profession.

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LOCAL SURVEYORS WIN PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARD

14 September 2015

Two representatives from a local Surveying Company, Project Surveyors in Macquarie Park, won the prestigious surveying industry award – the Sir Thomas Mitchell Award - at the NSW Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Information (EISSI) Awards held on Saturday night at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth.

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ARMIDALE STUDENTS RECEIVE NEW CORSNET ANTENNA

11 August 2015

Students now have access to the first Global Navigation Satellite System antenna in Armidale. The state of the art CORSnet antenna is used by the agricultural, surveying, and construction sectors to improve accuracy for important projects.

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STUDENTS GET HANDS ON AT THE MATHS IN SURVEYING DAY

26 November 2014

It can be hard sometimes to see how maths can be fun when you’re stuck in a classroom staring at numbers all of the time. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could actually apply the things you learn in class?

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BUDGET INFRASTRUCTURE SPEND UNDER THREAT

16 July 2014

The coalition government’s proposed $125 billion spending on infrastructure will be threatened by surveyor shortages according to the Chairman of the Association of Consulting Surveyors New South Wales Mr Paul Rowlandson.

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