Soil Science Australia may honour up to three members each year as new fellows. The honour is conferred for exceptional achievement and distinction in any or all of the following areas related to soils: research, technology, teaching, extension and or/the advancement of soil science. The nominee must be an active financial Ordinary or Honorary Life member of Soil Science Australia.
Nominations must be made on the prescribed application form, available from the Federal Office or the Soil Science Australia website at the beginning of each calendar year. Nominations must be submitted electronically to the Federal Secretary and copied to the Federal Office not later than May 31 in the year in which the Medal is to be awarded.
The nomination must include:
Fellowships are announced by the Federal President or proxy at each national conference held by Soil Science Australia or at another event determined by the Federal Council.
|2014||Professor Pichhu Rengasamy SA|
|2015||Professor Alexander McBratney NSW|
|2015||Professor Deli Chen VIC|
|2016||Emeritus Professor Lynette Abbott WA|
|2016||Professor Steven Raine QLD|
|2016||Professor Neal Menzies NSW|
|2017||Professor Michael McLaughlan SA|
|2017||Professor Balwant Singh NSW|