Excellence in Surveying Awards
Conditions of Entry
Applications for Awards must be made on the prescribed form and shall be received by the Honorary Secretary of the Institution by the date specified in the notice calling for nominations.
The Council of the Institution may itself nominate projects. No award shall be made if the Select Committee considers no entry is of sufficiently high standard to warrant such award.
The surveying element of the project must be taken to conclusion prior to nomination, although the overall project may not have reached conclusion. The surveying element must have been completed within two years prior to the closing of nominations.
Access to the project site shall be made available to the Select Committee if so required.
The Entry shall contain a summary of the project, not exceeding two pages.
The Entry shall provide a summary specifically addressing the Selection Criteria, of no more than one page per item in the Selection Criteria.
Nominations shall include detailed plans of the project where applicable, outlining all surveying aspects. A map or plan showing the general location of the project shall be included.
Photographs, models, slides or drawings of the project may be presented. The Institution reserves the right to retain and publish photographs in connection with any official announcement concerning the Award.
A research or academic project shall be fully documented to allow assessment with a summary of results.
A copy of the proprietor’s authorisation for the nomination to be made and to allow publication of details of relevant features of the project shall be supplied where applicable.
A Select Committee appointed by the Council shall consist of five members, as follows:
• The President of the Institution or his nominee
• The President (or his nominee) of an allied professional association
• A member of the Institution eminent in private practice
• The Commonwealth Surveyor-General (or his nominee)
• A member of the Institution from one of the Schools of Surveying in Australia.
The Selection Panel will consider the merit of each nomination under the following headings:
• Technical Excellence
• Quality of Presentation
• Sensitivity to the Environment
• Benefit to the Profession and the Community.
CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES
The closing date for the receipt of entries of The Australian Excellence in Surveying Award is Monday 1 September 2003
Entry forms should be lodged at or mailed to: The Institution of Surveyors, Australia
National Surveyors House
27-29 Napier Close
DEAKIN ACT 2600
Tel: 02 6282 2282 Fax: 02 6282 2576
Email: [email protected]