Vision, Mission and Objectives

As the peak body for soil scientists and people interested in soils, Soil Science Australia educates, advocates and advises, at all levels, in the interest of Australian prosperity.


Our Vision

Our vision is that soils are valued and protected by all, so that current and future generations of Australians can thrive.

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote the importance of soil in the Australian environment, build a strong and collaborative soil science community, influence policy development, as well as advance the professional capability of our members. We will achieve this by:

Communicating and advocating for the importance of soil with key stakeholders

Developing and supporting professional standards of practise in soil science

Enhancing expertise and providing professional development services accessible to all

Supporting educational opportunities for young Australians through the development of soil science activities and teaching material for incorporation in the Australian curriculum

Recognising excellence in soil science within our membership base and in the wider community

Providing value to our members and ensuring our long term sustainability.

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