Victorian Branch and The Melbourne School of Land and Environment (The University of Melbourne) will be presenting a seminar addressing the question "Microbial CO2 fixation: The forgotten process in soil C sequestration?" with Professor Tony O'Donnell Winthrop Professor and Dean University of WA from 4-5 pm on Monday 20 May 2013 at the Babel-GO3 (Lower Theatrette) Bable Bldg University of Melb Parkville. Contact Robert Edis (email@example.com or 0447447468) for more information.
New South Wales Branch - Second notice and invitation to the Recent Advances in Soil Science and Management field visit and one day forum at Wollongong July 18-19 Further information and files
Queensland Branch Workshop. Nature, Distribution and Management of the Soils of Queensland. June 4 & 5. Cost $900 Registration form.
Watch the short film - A day in the life of a Soil Scientist - featuring Soil Science Australia's vice president Tim Overheu
Soil Science Australia blog to discuss the revised Australian Standard for onsite domestic wastewater management. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the blog. Still on the topic of wastewater the Victorian EPA have released issue 14a & 15 of their Onsite Wastewater Newsletter.
Current positions advertised - updated 16 May 2013
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