Baudin Rocks, off of Robe, South Australia - Image courtesy Sarah Hender

South Australia

For questions regarding the SA Division please email annaepetts@gmail.com

Talks & Events

Monthly Division Meetings

16 May 2019 - SA Division Sellicks Hill Quarry Tour 
Details: TBA

6 June 2019 - SA Division Meeting Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture
Speaker: John Long (Flinders University)
Topic: Fossil vertebrate mammals
Location: Mawson Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

18 July 2019 - SA Division joint meeting with AusIMM
Speaker: 
Leon Faulkner 
Theme:
Copper Leaching, Kapunda
Location: Carrington
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start

Previous Division Meetings
11 April 2019 - SA Division Annual General Meeting
Speaker: Wolfgang Preiss (Geological Survey of South Australia)
Topic: Retiring Chairs Address

14 March 2019 - SA Division joint BBQ with AusIMM
Details: Students will get a chance to listen to graduate geologists as they share their experiences as early careerists. Free BBQ and drinks will be offered at 7:00pm at the rear of the Mawson Building

 21 February 20-19 - SA Division Meeting
Speaker: Marita Bradshaw
Topic: Australia in seven rocks

1 December 2018 – GeoFamily Picnic Day
Description: GSA, ASEG, AusIMM, GSSA members and their families are all invited to join in the Christmas themed day. It’s free for all and no registration is required, just bring along a child-friendly (nut-free) plate of food to share, along with drinks, hats and sturdy shoes
Location: 
Marshmallow Park in the Adelaide South Parklands 

5 December 2018 – GESSS SA
Description: The Geological Society of Australia Earth Sciences Student Symposium in South Australia (GESSS-SA) is a conference designed to allow Honours, Masters and PhD students from three South Australian universities (The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia) to come together and present their Earth sciences related research to the local scientific community
Location: University of Adelaide Health & Medical Sciences Building, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

16 November 2018 – GSA SA Division/GSSA Lunchtime Meeting
Speakers: Georgie Virgo (Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide) and Jarred Lloyd (University of Adelaide)
Topic: Investigating the Neoproterozoic of the Adelaide Rift Complex: Insights from Sedimentology, Geochronology and Geochemistry

13 September 2018 – SA Division Meeting
Topic: Networking and Speed Mentoring night for undergraduate, Masters or PhD students

16 August 2018 - SA Division Annual Dinner and Medal Presentations
Details: dinner, talk and presentation of the Bruce Webb and Walter Howchin Medals
Speaker: Kathryn Amos, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide
Topic: Rivers on continents on the sea floor

19 July 2018 - SA Division Lunch Time Gathering
Location: Museum of Discovery (MOD) 

7 June 2018 - Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture (joint GSA-SA Division, Field Geology Club of South Australia and Royal Society of South Australia)
Speaker: Professor Gavin Prideaux, Flinders University
Topic: How has Australian mammal evolution been shaped by environmental change, over the past 25 million years?

17 May 2018 - Joint GSA-SA Division / AusIMM Technical Meeting
Speaker: Anthony Reid, Senior Principal Geoscientist, GSSA
Topic: Stick to your books: geoscience contributions to the minerals value chain

12 May 2018 - GeoFamily Picnic (joint GSA-SA Division, AusIMM Adelaide Branch, ASEG and DPC event)
Location: Enchanted Playground, Prospect Memorial Gardens

19 April 2018
SA Division AGM

15 March 2018

Speakers: Mr Ed Lynch, Zach McLeay, Irraisha Soriano and Tamara Chambers
Details: Students get a chance to listen to graduate geologists, metallurgists and mining engineers.

15 February 2018
Speaker: Dr David Love
Topic: Earthquakes and Faults in Australia

Committee

Chair: Morgan Blades
E: morgan.blades@adelaide.edu.au

Vice Chair: Alan Collins
E: 
alan.collins@adelaide.edu.au

Secretary: Anna Petts
E: annaepetts@gmail.com

Treasurer: Jarred Llyod
E: jarredclloyd@gmail.com

Programme Secretary: Anna Petts
E:  annaepetts@gmail.com

Newsletter Editor: Mario Werner
E: mario.werner@sa.gov.au

SAEMC Representative: Dillon Brown
E: dillon.brown@adelaide.edu.au

AUGS Representative: Celina Sanso
E: casanso11@gmail.com

General Committee
Sheree Armistead
E: sheree.armistead@adelaide.edu.au

Barry Cooper
E: barry.cooper@unisa.edu.au

John Foden
E: john.foden@adelaide.edu.au

Caroline Tiddy
E: caroline.tiddy@unisa.edu.au

Drew Lubiniecki
E: drew.lubiniecki@adelaide.edu.au

Laura Morrissey
E: laura.morrisey@adelaide.edu.au

Teagan Romyn
E: teagan.romyn@student.adelaide.edu.au

Diego García-Bellido
E: diego.garcia-bellido@adelaide.edu.au

Wolfgang Preiss
E: 
Wolfgang.Preiss@sa.gov.au


Geological Heritage Subcommittee
Bob Major (Convenor), Wayne Cowley, Carmen Krapf, Noel Hiern, Ian Lewis

SA Stratigraphy Subcommission
Wayne Cowley (Convenor), Jim Jago, Mario Wener

Education Subcommittee
Len Altman (Convener)

Field Guide Subcommittee
Barry Cooper (Convenor), Bob Major (Secretary), Colin Conor, Jim Jago, Nick Langsford, Ian Lewis, Cynthia Pyle, Vic Gostin, Pat James

SA Geotourism Subcommittee
Ian Lewis