Category: Awards


Industry relationships in the spotlight at UDIA Awards for Excellence

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Awards, Events, Melbourne, Projects, Urban Development. Comments Off on Industry relationships in the spotlight at UDIA Awards for Excellence

17th December

The UDIA Awards for Excellence is a prestigious event on the land development calendar that aims to showcase the finest work of the property industry and encourage the public to learn more about ground-breaking projects underway across the state. This year’s awards were a particularly exciting time for the Taylors team after being shortlisted for the Consultants Excellence Award and seeing several esteemed clients also up for awards.

Through hard work and perseverance, the whole Taylors team contributed to a challenging project worthy of public note. The Shelton Park (Waterways) Development is a testament to Taylors values of strong client relationships and solutions and has been under development since 2005. Working with Monomeath Developments, Taylors have provided services including – but not limited to – Strategic Planning, Urban Design and Master Planning, Engineering Design and Delivery, Asset Recording and Design Guidelines …

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Accolades for Taylors at the 2018 APSEA Awards!

Posted by Kathryn Kutchel in Awards, Events, News, Our people, People, Culture & Brand. Comments Off on Accolades for Taylors at the 2018 APSEA Awards!

16th April

The Asia Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards celebrate the achievements of top spatial information enterprises and individuals and showcase the projects and performance that professionals of the surveying and spatial industries have to offer. Culminating at a national gala dinner at the Geosmart Asia – Locate18 conference, the awards this year were held in Adelaide Convention Centre.

Obtaining an award at this prestigious ceremony is a recognition of those who are industry leaders in their field and acknowledge their ongoing efforts and contributions made to the greater community.

In attendance and representing the Taylors team was Managing Director – Richard Cirillo, Infrastructure Operations Manager – Stuart Berry, and Design Survey Manager – Michael Tasker. It was a star-studded night with a high standard of competition all around and notable competitors of the private, public, research and government sectors all vying for their commendation. …

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Taylors take out top honours at National Surveying Consultancy Awards 2018

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6th April

Taylors representatives, Richard Cirillo and Leo Bateman, recently attended the National Surveying Congress for 2018 in Sydney to be a part of the National Surveying Consultancy Awards.

The awards were established by Consulting Surveyors National as a means of annually recognizing the ‘peak surveying consultancies in Australia’ and are divided into two categories – Small Consultancy (15 employees or less) and Large Consultancy (greater than 15 employees). The awards go to firms that can demonstrate a culture of excellence around business operations, community engagement, professional development and surveying excellence, which ultimately results in the highest level of service delivery.

Our “surveying excellence story” resulted in the team taking out top honours at the National Surveying Consultancy Awards (picture credit to Listech)

Taylors are proud to have been recognized for our “Solutions Outside the Square” management of all surveying services for the Australian Grand …

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RMIT GSSA Ball and Awards Night

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29th August

Taylors teamed up with the Geospatial and Surveying students at the recent RMIT Geospatial Science Student Association (GSSA) Ball and Awards Night. Taylors was very proud to sponsor the inaugural “Chris Boyden Memorial Award for Innovation”, presented by Leo Bateman, General Manager, Urban Development Survey, to final year student Andrew Stewart, for his project entitled “An investigation into Photogrammetric and Laser Scanning Techniques for Reverse Engineering in the Automotive Industry”. This annual award will allow us to remember Chris and honour the passion and ingenuity that he demonstrated through his surveying career…



Lifestyle development wins industry award

Posted by Administrator in Awards, News, Planning, Survey. Comments Off on Lifestyle development wins industry award

3rd July

Taylors are the proud Town Planning and Survey Consultants for the new Lifestyle Hastings development which was recently named the most affordable development of the year at the 2017 National UDIA Awards for Excellence.

The Lifestyle development located in Hastings on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula was awarded the UDIA’s National Affordable Development Award over six other developments from around Australia.

The development by Lifestyle Communities is a secure community aimed at over 55 year olds that has been designed and developed in a way that makes the construction costs cheaper than regular houses, without losing any of the quality and amenities. These turn-key homes are now priced at around 80 percent of the median house price in the catchment.

Taylors provided town planning and survey services for the 141-home development which included obtaining the project’s permits and coordinating with the builder to deliver …

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Award Winners

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5th September

Taylors are proud to announce that two of our exceptional Graduate Surveyors Michael and Christian have, been presented with RMIT Awards for outstanding achievement in the Spatial Science sector. Michael was presented with the Head and Humphreys Prize for the Best Major Project for 2015 and Christian received the Peter F Davies Award for Excellence in Cadastral Survey, Planning and Professional Practice.

The honours were presented at the RMIT 2016 Annual Ball and SMGS Awards Night held on Thursday August 25 at the Lincoln on Toorak.

Michael has also been nominated by RMIT Professor David Mitchell for the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Award in the 2016 Victorian Spatial Excellence Awards. This is currently undergoing judging and we will eagerly await the final decision which will be announced at the Awards Dinner on Wednesday 7th September. Best of luck, Michael.



Export Award Commendation and Innovation & Commercialisation Award Finalists at the 2014 APSEA

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9th April

We are very proud to announce that Taylors were finalists (final 3) for the Innovation and Commercialisation award at the 2014 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards.

Hosted jointly by SSSI and SIBA, in conjunction with the Locate14 Conference, Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA) showcase the technical diversity and innovation evident across the spatial industry.

Every year, members of the spatial sciences community make significant contributions that impact across many sectors of society. APSEA is an excellent opportunity to recognise and reward these contributions.  It is also a special night to recognise the achievements and service contributions of professionals within the industry.

Taylors were in the final 3 for the Innovation and Commercialisation award for our NBN Survey Solution. We use vehicle mounted LIDAR to capture spatial and qualitative data which is used to design fibre optic cable routes for the aerial deployment aspects of the …

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Surveying the Broadband Superhighway at Road Speeds, Vehicle Mounted LIDAR Surveys for the NBN

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17th September

The Taylors NBN journey started back in July 2010. The NBN project was in its infancy. A trial rollout had begun in Tasmania and the project was gaining some media coverage, however the coverage was largely political and few in the mainstream business community had started to turn their heads in the NBN direction. In fact, in the wake of the GFC many businesses were still picking themselves up and dusting themselves off, particularly businesses heavily exposed to the development industry, which of course includes most surveying firms. Though inexperienced in the space, strategically we were well positioned given that two years earlier we had established an infrastructure team to target projects such as this.

When we began our investigations in to the NBN we knew we had a long road ahead of us. The majority of our previous work had …

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Taylors complete Train-The-Trainer Course in Bangladesh

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14th February

Congratulations – Training is over – where’s my beer!

We share the news that the circle of friendship and learning between Taylors and the Department of Land Records and Survey in Dhaka Bangladesh has been further strengthened by the successful completion of the training provided over the last two weeks.

We thank Director General Mannan for allowing us the opportunity to offer his team the best training possible that time allowed and to provide professional development to our staff.

We also thank Bob Cross for his part in bringing us all together and in facilitating this interaction.

Our champion over the last two weeks was young surveyor Alastair MacColl stepping outside his comfort zone but with a firm resolve – “to do it well”. And he did do it well! And now all his new friends want to come to his wedding!:)

I was very …

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