Vision, Purpose, Goals and Values

Our vision (long term goal)

  • Promote the importance of soils and the use of quality soil knowledge and expertise.

Our purpose (reason for our existence)

  • Harness our expertise and knowledge to improve the management of our soils.

Goals

  • To capture and transfer our core soils wisdom to increase the effectiveness of future soil managers.
  • To improve access, awareness and use of quality soil information.
  • To promote the use of evidence based decisions in land management.
  • To establish effective industry, agency and community links.To be valued and sought after for soil knowledge and advice.
  • To have clear direction and momentum.
  • To be known for excellence, fairness and rigor.
  • To be the collaborative Network to which all soil specialists want to contribute.

Values

  • Societies need healthy soils for ecological and economic survival.
  • We have a shared passion and commitment for soils knowledge and its wise application.
  • We respect each other, our experience, knowledge and ideals.
  • We will work as an independent partner with government and industry.
  • We mentor and inspire the next generation of soil specialists.
  • To enjoy ourselves while we make a difference.