Hi Everyone, well it has been an interesting last few weeks.
As you are all aware unfortunately, we had to again reschedule the Annual Conference to May 2022. I was really looking forward to traveling across to Queensland this year to catch up with as many of you as possible.
The current situation on the east coast is unfortunate and again it looks like we are in for the long haul to get on top it. I take strength in that we have been here before and managed to work through it and support each other through these difficult times. I want to extend our best wishes and thoughts from the AIMS Executive and Board to everyone that has been affected by the lock-downs. We hope you are doing well, looking after yourselves and your family and getting the support you need. If you or anyone you know is struggling, please reach out to the support networks and ask for help. These are testing times but take solace that you are not alone, and we are all here to support each other to get through this.
We will continue to monitor the situation and advise of any future changes.
As for an update on our recent call for nominations for the Mine Surveyor and Young Mine Surveyor of the Year Award, unfortunately we did not receive any nominations for either award. This was a little disappointing as I really wanted to promote the great work that many of our members are doing in the industry. The Executive has made the decision to put the Awards on hold for 2021 and we will re-assess the validity and running of the Awards for 2022.
Updated 25 August 2021