Soil Judging Perth Western Australia

The third Australian soil judging competition was held near Mandurah, Western Australia, September 5-6 2015. Both the four practice and two competition pits were in the grounds of the Murdoch University farm at Whitby Falls, located in the shadows of the Darling Range. The eight teams (31 students) that competed were representing the University of Adelaide/University of South Australia, Curtin University, La Trobe University, Murdoch University, the University of Southern Queensland/ University of Sydney, the University of Sydney, Western Sydney University, and the University of Western Australia. The majority of these students were undergraduates studying soil science through agriculture, environmental and science programs.

Final section winners

First Place James Manson
Second Place Dominic Lauricella
Third Place Matthew Bow
Fourth Place James Moloney
Fifth Place Khairul Alam, Latrobe University
Overall Winning Team Latrobe University
1st Runner Up University of Sydney
2nd Runner Up Composite team University of Sydney University of Qld

Read more in the 2015 Soil Judging Report

Soil Science Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and we pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future.