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Australian Earth Sciences Convention
AESC 2014

The Geological Society of Australia biennial convention.

7-10 July 2014
Newcastle, NSW

1st Circular
Supporters Prospectus released
Registrations available now

GSA Council Elections

In July 2014, the Governing Council will be implemented. The process of electing the new
Governing Council of GSA is now in progress.
Congratulations to the recently elected Division Councillors; Roger Bateman,
WA Division; Michelle Cooper, ACT Division and Christine Edgoose, NT Division.
The Victorian Division haven’t nominated their Division Councillor yet.

Call for General Councillors
The Executive is now calling for nominations for the five positions of General Councillor to
complete the inaugural nine-person Council.

The five General Councillors will be determined by a ballot of all members and the new Council
will be endorsed on 8th July 2014, at the 2014 AGM of the Society, to be held in association with the AESC in Newcastle.

There are two types of Councillor: Division Councillor and General Councillor.
Each Council will have four Division Councillors and five General Councillors.

The GSA Council Election process includes essential information regarding the process,
interpretation and references to the Rules, timeline and nomination information.
This information applies to both the Division and General Councillor.

The Division Councillor Nomination Form is the form to be used for all nominations.
If you are in the Victoria Division, please use the Division Councillor form.

The General Councillor Nomination Form is the form to be used for all general nominations.
Contact Sue Fletcher or Laurie Hutton for more information.

This is your Society and your opportunity to have a voice in the future direction.

Councillor Nominations close 21 May 2014

Australian Earth Sciences Convention

Registrations now open 

Please book your accommodation when registering as accommodation is tight in Newcastle.

There is another event on in Newcastle during the AESC which will mean accommodation will be extremely hard to come by. The Secretariat has block bookings in place at a number of hotels however all unsold rooms must be released back to the hotels 30 days prior to the convention. We highly recommend you book your accommodation sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.

AESC December Update
View latest convention details, speakers, Themes, Symposia and outreach activities including the
Public Forum and the Public Lecture Series at Newcastle Museum.

GSA membership renewals for 2014

2014 Member renewals have been posted.
If you haven’t received your renewal notice, please contact the office.

If you want to pay online:
Internet Explorer is the most ‘user-friendly’ browser to enable online membership
Firstly, Click the member login area
Login: this is your member number
Password: on your member renewal form, unless you manually changed it.
The blue box on the left has your profile, click: Pay My Membership

This window has the details listed on your member renewal, if you do not
want to change anything, simple ‘add to basket’ to make the payment.
If you wish to make changes click on the tick boxes and ‘add to basket’.
You will now be in the checkout window.
Insert your credit card details in this secure area and complete your transaction.
If you would like a receipt, please email:
If in doubt please do not hesitate to contact the GSA by email or phone (02) 9290 2194.  


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