The Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated, known as Soil Science Australia is a not-for-profit, professional association for soil scientists and people interested in the responsible management of Australia’s soil resources.
Soil Science Australia supports soil scientists and promotes the importance of soil as a finite resource. Some members are students, some are at the start of the careers while others are highly regarded experts in Australia and internationally.
Soil Science Australia has seven branches and is governed by an elected Federal Council. Each branch has its own committee responsible organising local educational, professional development and networking events.
|New South Wales||Dr Uta Stockmann|
|South Australia||James Hall|
|Victoria||Dr Vanessa Wong CPSS|
|Western Australia||Chris Gazey|
|Queensland||Dr Silvana Santomartino CPSS|
|CPSS Board Chair||Dr Kirsten Barlow CPSS|
|Soils in Schools||Dr Gillian Kopittke CPSS|
Soil Science Australia provides accreditation for suitably qualified members as Certified Professional Soil Scientists (CPSS).
Our patron is Dr Penny Wensley AC.
Soil Science Australia is a member of the International Union of Soil Sciences.