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The National Soil Science Awards celebrate and recognise excellence in soil science. Congrats to our 2023 Award winners!
Become accredited to advance your career and standing in the field of soil science.
The Registered Soil Practitioner is a new national accreditation for soil professionals that standardises several critical areas of soil science expertise across Australia.
Developed in collaboration with soil scientists, industry, government, land and natural resource managers and the wider community, this accreditation is an assurance of a high level of competence in the area covered by that Registered Soil Practitioner accreditation.
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.
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.
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
Soil Science Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.