Striving for excellence in surveying

The Western Australian Institution of Surveyors (WAIS) is a membership organisation dedicated to promoting and representing the profession of surveying in our state.

Our Vision

To remain the pre-eminent representative of the Surveying profession in WA.

Our Mission

The Western Australian Institution of Surveyors aim is to promote professional excellence for the benefit of the community.

Key Commitments and Activities

Since forming in 2001, WAIS continues to go from strength to strength, growing its membership base, introducing new products and services, delivering vital updates on business and technical skills at CPD events and providing networking opportunities throughout the year.

We hold well attended annual state and regional conferences, as well as quarterly CPD events and monthly Cad / Eng Con meetings.

Led by an experienced Board made up of experienced surveyors, our members range from sole practitioners to large multinational firms across the public and private sector.

Why Join Us?

WAIS represents over 280 surveying professional members in WA, ensuring we are the leading industry voice and part of the change management process for surveyors in Western Australia.

Member Benefits

As a member you can:

  • Have a voice on current events and future direction
  • Engage with fellow Professionals
  • Be recognised as being a member of a professional institution
  • Attend industry and Partner events
  • Gain Continuing Professional Development and
  • Network with friends and colleagues at social events

We welcome membership from all practicing surveyors, students and retired members of the Surveying community. Your membership is recognised by the MWAIS acronym.

Partnerships and Affiliations

WAIS affiliates itself with other professional bodies such as:

In addition, we represent our members on various committees such as Urban Development Advisory and Technical Committees (UDAC), Strata Titles Act Review (STAR), Community Titles Act Review Committee, Spatial Sciences Advisory Board and the Surveyors Competency Advisory Committee.

We also hold positions on the A Life Without Limits (Surveying Careers) National Alliance and National Surveyors Discussion Forum.

WAIS Industry Partners
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