2021 FunGIS Birthday conference - Seeing is Believing!

We celebrated our 30th birthday in person in Sunny Cairns, right on the Esplanade, with spatial practitioners, students and GIS enthusiasts from all over the country at this special Conference.  It was an absolute hoot with a great variety of geo spatial topics. 






Presentation recordings




Use of drone and GIS for environmental management in mining

Mike Limpus - Tablelands Mining Group



Machine Guidance on a 4ha farm - using RTK GNSS to help plant strawberries on the Atherton Tablelands

Alistair Hart - Farm Doctors Pty Ltd

Storm tide inundation methodologies study and property mapping tools

Jenny Elphinstone - Douglas Shire Counci

GIS in the State of Emergency Services - the latest improvements

Wayne Wilds - State Emergency Services

Leveraging drone-based photogrammetry, soil characteristics and GIS to improve crop yield and GBR water quality

Marcus Bulstrode - Dept. Agriculture and Fisheries

Optimising reef flat sampling with drones

Florence Sefton - James Cook University

Creating web maps using QGIS

Tom Orr - Orr & Associates

On the tools workshop: Developing a QGIS Atlas

David Cini

QWildlfe Crocodile sightings app - the story of its creation

Gareck Packer - GP One Consulting



MetroMap - an immersive 3D deep dive into Digital Twins

Matthew Walker - Aerometrex

Opportunity Mapping (OMP) for local councils: complex information in a simple form

Robert Rowell - Insight GIS

Data sharing and the power of industry integration in eradicating yellow crazy ants

Gareth Humphreys &Jasmine Spring - WTMA

Using spatial techniques to compare cyclone databases for track studies on the east coast of Australia

Jessie Gray - Central Qld University

Fighting female genital mutilation in Tanzania with maps. via Zoom

Simon Wilde - Tanzania Development Trust/Crowd2Map

The challenges of using GIS for tropical cyclone and east coast low track analysis

Jessie Gray - Central Qld University