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EMSINA Membership

Learn more about who can become an EMSINA Member, the benefits of membership and the Group's expectations of members by reading the following content.

Who can become an EMSINA Member

Membership is open to Australian state, territory and federal government representatives from the spatial industry who have a direct professional interest in emergency management and national security matters "EMSINA TOR, 2016"

 

Benefits of EMSINA Membership

  • Professionalism:

    • Opportunity to participate in 3 National Group meetings per year.

    • Opportunity to be recognised as part of Australia’s longest standing EM Spatial Group.

    • Collaboration with EM spatial professionals with hundreds of collective years’ of on the ground (on the tools) experience.

    • Ability to participate in shaping and developing the key National EM spatial projects.

  • Networking:

    • Ability to network and create strong professional bonds that tie the EM community together during times of crisis.

  • Education:

    • Opportunity to share experiences with people who have a common understanding.

    • Ability to listen to and learn firsthand from experiences following major events.

    • Ability to crate test products with the newest ESRI AGOL tools and products.

    • Opportunity to receive regular Group newsletters that highlight a range of EM spatial notices.

  • Giving Back:

    • EMSINA Members are encouraged to give back to the EM spatial community through involvement in:

      • AFAC Conference.

      • Annual National Lesson Learned Project.

  • Support:

    • Ability to request peer assistance during times of crisis.

    • Ability to access a range of Member only tools/capabilities/contacts.

    • Ability to share in discounted software licences programs.

 

Expectations of an EMSINA Member

EMSINA National Membership does come with the expectations. Since the formation of EMSINA its Members have been expected to:

  • Actively contribute to meetings

  • Provide Agency/Jurisdictional Updates for every meeting

  • Participate in EMSINA Group Projects

  • Relay EMSINA information to interested parties within you jurisdiction

  • Host or assist in hosting a meeting every 2 to 3 years

  • Pay for their own travel (flights, accommodation, spending monies) to attend meetings.

 

Apply for EMSINA Membership

Please allow a few weeks for the EMSINA Committee to process your Membership Application.

EMSINA uses Google Drive 'Forms' for our membership applications.  If you are having issues accessing this form please try again on a device that does not reside within your employer's IT network i.e. a personal computer, tablet or phone.