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The Spatial Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and showcase the finest projects and most significant performance of professionals that the Surveying and Spatial Industry have to offer. Projects and individuals attaining recognition at this premier event are deemed to be truly outstanding achievers and pre-eminent in their field.

Individual Awards Industry Awards

Awarding Excellence

Supported by the four pillars of our industry – academia, government, research and the private sector our awards are an opportunity to celebrate our rising stars.
The awards are a long-standing premier event in our calendar and previous years have seen an excellent standard of competition, with a diverse range of individuals and small, medium and large private, public and academic sector organisations vying for these prestigious awards.
The Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards are conducted regionally in 9 locations across the Asia Pacific region, culminating in a national gala dinner at the Locate conference, held in Brisbane in April 2020.

Regional Awards

Regional heats are celebrated with an awards ceremony.

In 2019 regional heats are being celebrated in New South Wales, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

Tickets are on sale close to event dates and advertised here.

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Why Enter

Winning an award has a real sense of accomplishment – it feels great, and others notice too!

“As a past winner my organisation has received real business value through the Spatial Excellence Awards and I strongly encourage you to consider participating” Peter James, Cohga, 2017 winner

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Winners & Finalists

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Mr Gary Nairn

Scott Johnson

2018 Oceanic Undergraduate Student Award

Scott Johnson’s undergraduate project on the accuracy and precision of multiple GNSS partnerships was the first of its kind in Australia. It has significant relevance to current issues and initiatives within the spatial information profession as precise positioning is further embedded in everyday activities.

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Star Sapphire Productions

Ground Truth-Fire Flood and Human Endeavour

Step back and forth through time and sound for an interactive geospatial immersive journey of three Queensland landscapes transformed by fire, flood and urban expansion.

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