MEDIA RELEASE – Geoscientist and Teacher, Ms Suzy Urbaniak was WA’s nominee in the “Australian of the Year – Local Heroes” award category for Australia Day Honours.
Australian Geoscience Council Inc.
The Australian Geoscience Council (AGC) is the Peak Council of geoscientists in Australia. It represents eight major Australian geoscientific societies with a total membership of over 8000 individuals comprising industry, government and academic professionals in the fields of geology, geophysics, geochemistry, mineral and petroleum exploration, environmental geoscience, hydrogeology and geological hazards.
Provide expert apolitical advice to governments on matters involving the geosciences and their application;
Promote the development of scientifically sound policies for effective geoscience education and research; and
Provide the Australian public with a greater appreciation of the economic, environmental and cultural values of the geosciences