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The Legacy

The Foundation memorialises the proud legacy of the Institution of Surveyors Australia, Queensland Division, 1900-2004, and the Bicentennial Education Foundation, 1988 - present. Funds from both entities form the investment of the ISAQ Bicentennial Education Foundation.
For more information on the history of surveyors in Queensland, visit 
The Museum of Lands, Mapping and Surveying. 

Who we are:

ISAQ Ltd is the corporate trustee registered with ASIC. It is endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (tax deductible for donors).
ABN:   009 657 532
The ISAQ Bicentennial Education Foundation is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission  (ACNC)
(The Institution of Surveyors Australia Queensland Division Bicentennial Education Foundation)
ABN: 23 832 388 550

The mission of ISAQ BEF is to nurture and cultivate the next generation of spatial professionals through our scholarship program, providing the industry with qualified and skilled people whilst facilitating the necessary research and knowledge for future innovation.

This will be achieved by:
  •  empowering students through further education in surveying to enhance their academic qualifications
  • creating life-changing experiences and opportunities to all students in a climate of inclusivity-
  • offering a broad range of scholarships to attract applicants with skills suited to the diverse roles across the industry
  • promoting industry innovation by supporting post-graduate research scholarships
  • providing a trusted environment for industry to invest in its future
  • engaging with communities, individuals, business and government through ongoing and mutually      beneficial arrangements and partnerships

The Mission

Our  Board of Directors:   Three eminent senior surveyors from the public, private and academic sectors.

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Phillip Pozzi
Business Development Manager
Kevin Holt Consulting
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Richard Statham
Principal Surveyor
Titles Queensland
Dr Kevin McDougall
School of Surveying and Built Environment 
University of Southern Queensland
The People

Our expert Advisory Committee:  Six representatives from academia, private practice, and Young Professionals, inform the Board's decisions.

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Zahra Gharinareiat

Assoc. Professor (Surveying and Positioning)

School of Surveying and Built Environment

University of Southern Queensland



Angus Scown

Chief Technology Officer
Dye and Durban Terrain Ltd


Paul Reed

Director, East Coast Surveys

Past Chair SSSI Qld

Member SSSI Land Surveying Commission



Shane Simmons
Senior Lecturer
School of Surveying and Built Environment
University of Southern Queensland


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Michael Topp

Bennett and Bennett


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Meredith Scott-McMahon
Executive Officer

ISAQ Bicentennial Education Foundation

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