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ANZLIC Governance

ANZLIC Terms of Reference

The ANZLIC Terms of Reference describes ANZLIC’s purpose, responsibilities, membership and meeting arrangements, and the roles of ANZLIC members and its leadership team.

ANZLIC’s purpose

The Australia and New Zealand Land Information Council is the peak intergovernmental group of senior officials providing leadership on all aspects of spatial service delivery and information.

ANZLIC’s vision is that spatial capabilities and place-based intelligence drive social, economic and environmental benefits across Australia and New Zealand. 

ANZLIC’s responsibilities

ANZLIC is responsible for:

  • Providing leadership and direction to achieve a standardised approach for foundation spatial data and capabilities, both within jurisdictions and nationally.
  • Promoting and advocating for spatial priorities of strategic importance with both spatial and non-spatial stakeholders and decision-makers across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Leading collaboration and coordination on common spatial data opportunities and issues across government, industry and the research sector.
  • Developing strategy and an annual program of activities to support accessible, innovative and integrated spatial data and capabilities.
  • Drawing on international best practice, such as work by the United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) Committee of Experts and the Integrated Geospatial Information Framework, to strengthen national-level spatial information arrangements across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Working with the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM), as ANZLIC's delivery arm, to implement spatial data initiatives and drive development and adoption of open spatial data standards.

ANZLIC Contact Officers Terms of Reference

The ANZLIC Contact Officers Terms of Reference describes the governance arrangements, role and membership of the ANZLIC Contact Officers group.

ANZLIC Contact Officers’ purpose

The purpose of ANZLIC Contact Officers is to support ANZLIC members by:

  • Assisting ANZLIC members to communicate strategic and tactical priorities to key jurisdictional stakeholders needed to lead change
  • Leading jurisdictional information sharing between ANZLIC and ICSM representatives in the interests of addressing priorities identified by both ANZLIC and ICSM
  • Sourcing jurisdictional advice to ensure ANZLIC members are well informed and can add value at ANZLIC
  • Preparing briefing and other papers for ANZLIC meetings.