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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Scientist Travelling Research Award
Soil and Fire support letter
2023 National Soils Conference
Darwin (Larrakia) 25 to 30 June 2023
2020 Save Our Soils
Welcome to Soil Science Australia
The Australian Society of Soil Science Incorporated (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 their careers while others are highly regarded experts in Australia and internationally.
Registered Soil Practitioner
Certified Professional Soil Scientist
The Certified Professional Soil Scientist accreditation is the mark of a professional soil scientist, providing certainty to industry, government and researchers that they are working with a highly qualified and experience soil scientist. Learn more about the Certified Professional Soil Scientist program.
Smart Farms Smart Soils
Soil Science Australia has established a Smart Farms Smart Soils Community of Practice bringing together the Drought and Innovation Hubs from across Australia, soil scientists, researchers and government to collaborate, network, learn and share knowledge. This work is supported by the Australian Government’s Smart Farms Program.
Read the July Smart Farms Smart Soils Update
sponsors of the 2022 Soilscapes calendar
Soil Science Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.