Yardie Gorge - image courtesy Milo Barham

Western Australia

Web: www.wa.gsa.org.au
Email: info@wa.gsa.org.au

Talks & Events
Monthly Meeting

Date: First Wednesday of each month (except December and January)
Location: Irish Club of WA (Inc.), 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco, between Hay Street and Churchill Ave. 
Time: 5.30pm
Info: info@wa.gsa.org.au

26 April 2017  Western Australian Division - Medals & Awards Night
Awards: AE Ringwood Medal - Professor Malcolm McCulloch and Gibb Maitland Medal – Dr Ian Tyler
Location: IOMRC Auditorium, University of Western Australia
Time: 6:00pm for welcome, food and drinks; 7:00pm awards commence; 8:45pm close
Speaker: Professor Malcolm McCulloch
Topic: Reconstruction of the uptake of anthropogenic CO₂ into the oceans, and lessons from the past
Click on the link below to find out more and register

19-21 April 2017 - Target 2017: Innovating Now for Our Future
Location: University of Western Australia: Octagon Theatre and Uniclub, Perth
Notes: For more information, please visit: http://geoconferences.org.au/events/

3 May 2017 - WA Division Meeting
Topic: The cooling and exhumation of the Albany-Fraser Orogen, Western Australia 
Speaker: MS Elisabeth Scibiorski, PhD student, University of Western Australia 
Location: Irish Club of WA, 61 Townshend Road, Subiaco
Time: 5:30pm

Previous Division Meetings
5 April 2017
Topic: Lithium-caesium-tantalum pegmatites, targetting techniques, and recent WA advances
Speaker: Mr David Crook, Managing Director, Pioneer Resources

2 November 2016
Topics: Middle Permian-Early Triassic chronostratigraphy of the Southern Sydney Basin, Eastern Gondwana: A magnetostratigraphic approach to improve global correlation (Mercedes Belica). Testing the Australia-Laurentia connection in Nuna: new constraints from zircon provenance results (Adam Nordsvan)
Speakers: Mercedes Belica and Adam Nordsvan

7 September 2016
Topic: Harnessing your inner spectral geologist
Speaker: Nicholas H. Jansen

3 August 2016
Topic: The experimental modelling of geochemical processes in the deep Earth: the oxidation state of subducted, altered oceanic crust and the formation of diamonds
Speaker: Dr. Prokopiy Vasilyev 

6 July 2016
Topic: The geology of the Sadiola gold camp (Mali, West Africa) and implications for the tectono-magmatic evolution of the Kédougou-Kénieba inlier
Speaker: Quentin Masurel, University of Western Australia

1 June 2016
Topic: The evolution of life: It’s preservation across ocean anoxic events (including major mass extinction events) from biomolecules and geomolecules to cellular remains
Speaker: Professor Kliti Grice, 2016 Gibb Maitland Medallist, Curtin University

Gibb Maitland Medal
2015: Dr Graham Begg
2016: Professor Kliti Grice

GSA National Governing Council Elections and Western Australia Division Councillor

If you are considering becoming a Governing Councillor, know someone who may be interested or are keen to know more the following information will be helpful.
Alternatively, please do not hesitate to contact the GSA office email businessmanager@gsa.org.au or (phone: 02 9290 2194).

Divisional Councillor Nomination Form
(Microsoft Word Document)


Chair: Trevor Beardsmore
E: tbeardsmore@optusnet.com.au

Vice Chair: Sue Murray
E: sue.murray100@gmail.com

Secretary: Vacant

Treasurer: Stephen Wyche
E: stephen.wyche@dmp.wa.gov.au

The West Australian Geologist (WAG) newsletter editor
Roger Bateman
E: roger.bateman10th@gmail.com