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
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
• The President (or his nominee) of an allied
• A member of the Institution eminent in private
• The Commonwealth Surveyor-General (or his
• 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