Cradle Mountain, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania


Previous Division Meetings
December 2022 - Tasmanian Geoscience Forum
Details: The AusIMM Tasmania Branch, GSA, AIG and Minerals Resources Tasmania are pleased to bring you the 12th Geoscience Forum. The purpose of this forum is to gather geoscientists in one pleasant place to share their progress in exploration, mining and research. This event is for sharing geologically focused results and ideas and for learning more about geology, in particular the geology of Tasmania.
Location: Lakeside Lodge, Tullah
Dinner: There will also be a dinner at 7.00pm following the forum. Bookings can be made while registering for the forum
Field trips: Field Trips will be held Friday, 2 December 2022 – the day after the Forum to visit historic and geological sites of interest

27 October 2
022 – GSA Tas Division Meeting
Speakers: Andrew Tyson and Clint Scott (Pitt & Sherry)
Topic: Paradise Gorge - Rock Removal in Columnar Dolerite

10 November 2022 – GSA Tas Division Meeting
Speakers: Martin Jutzeler (University of Tasmania)
Topic: Investigator Voyage to the Kermadec Arc

21 September 2
022 – GSA Tas Division Meeting
Details: The Earth Futures Festival is an international film and video festival showcasing the role of geoscience in our sustainable future. The GSA Tasmanian Division will be showcasing some of the finalist films in our September monthly meeting.

14 August 2022 - Tas Division Joint Hybrid Meeting

Speaker: Peter McGoldrick
Topic: Tasmania’s oldest fossil
Location: Meeting Room of QVMAG, Inveresk and online via Zoom
Details: Joint meeting with the Royal Society of Tasmania

21 July 2022 - Tas Division Joint Student Industry Mixer

Details: Student Night with AIG

23 June 2022 - Tas Division AGM
Speaker: Claire Kain (Mineral Resources Tasmania)
Topic: Tsunamis in Tasmania: Methods for understanding tsunami hazard and observations from the January 2022 Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Tsunami 

14 May 2022 – Join GSA Tas Division and Royal Society of Tasmania Meeting
Speaker: Tony Webster
Topic: Geology, landscape and European settlement: small things mean a lot

28 April 2022 - Joint GSA Tas Division / ASEG Meeting
Speaker: John Bishop (Spa*ark Energy)
Topic: Getting Warmer: The search for geothermal resources in Tasmania

29 March 2022 - GSA Tas Division Meeting (face-to-face and online)

Speaker: Lila Landowski (Executive Director of the Australian Society for Medical Research)
Topic: Women in STEMM, and the neuroscience of key challenges we face in leadership

3 March 2022 - GSA Tas Division and SEG Meeting (face-to-face and online)

Speaker: Rod Allen (Consultant and CEO, Volcanic Resources)
Topic: Welded ignimbrites and bedded exhalative ores at the huge Zinkgruvan Zn-Pb-Ag-Cu deposit in Bergslagen, Sweden


Chair: Karin Orth
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Secretary: Sebastien Meffre
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Treasurer: Claire Kain
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Membership Officer: Rebecca Carey
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Newsletter Editor
Karin Orth
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Student Representative
Acacia Clark
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General Committee Members
Grace Cumming
Jacqueline Halpin
Jeremy Asimus
Peter McGoldrick
Matt Ferguson
Olivia Wilson
Wei Xuen Heng

Claire Kain

Sheree Armistead

Phil Sansom