interesting material to our members without our sponsors; thank you for your support. If your company is interested in sponsoring the ASEG SA/ NT Branch, please get in touch with our treasurer, Adam Davey at Adam. Please feel free to drop me a line with any feedback: If there is something you would like to see on the calendar in 2019, please do let me know. Kate Robertson Tasmania In February 2019 the Tasmania Branch welcomes Richard Chopping, who will be talking about the book he recently co-authored with Brian Kennett and Richard Blewett; The Australian Continent: A Geophysical Synthesis. This event will be held jointly with the Tasmania Division of the Geological Society of Australia, starting with nibbles and drinks at 5.30 pm on Thursday 28 February 2019 in the Earth Sciences Building at the University of Tasmania. It will be preceded by the ASEG Tasmania Branch AGM. Further details are included in a more formal notice of meeting distributed to local Members. An invitation to attend Tasmanian Branch meetings is extended to all ASEG Members and interested parties. Meetings are usually held in the CODES Conference Room, University of Tasmania, Hobart. Meeting notices, details about venues and relevant contact details can be found on the Tasmanian Branch page on the ASEG website. As always, we encourage Members to also keep an eye on the seminar programme at the University of Tasmania / CODES, which routinely includes presentations of a geophysical and computational nature as well as on a broad range of earth sciences topics. Mark Duffett Victoria The Victorian Branch will reconvene after the summer break on 28 February, when Richard Chopping will be giving Branch members a presentation on“The Australian Continent: A Geophysical Synthesis”. Members are looking forward to hearing a digest of Richard’s recently published book, which has the same title as his presentation. An invitation to attend Victorian Branch meetings is extended to interstate and international visitors who happen to be in Melbourne at the time. Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of each month from 5:30 pm in the Kelvin Club, 18–30 Melbourne Place, Melbourne. Meeting notices, addresses and relevant contact details can be found on the Victorian Branch page of the ASEG website. Seda Rouxel Student presenters at the 2018 Honours Student Night and Christmas Party (left to right; Joel Stockill – Santos, Robin Keegan-Treloar – Flinders University, Michael Rieger – ASP, University of Adelaide). 10 PREVIEW ASEG news Branch news FEBRUARY 2019