The Geospatial Information and Technology Association of Australia and New Zealand (GITA) has endorsed Utility magazine as an official media partner of the association.

Published by Monkey Media, Utility is both a print and online magazine and web portal covering the water, sewer, gas, electricity and telecommunications industries.

Geographical Information Systems are playing an increasing role in utility asset management and is a technology that has received regular coverage in the magazine. GITA recognised the role that Utility has played in communicating with and engaging the decision-makers and leaders in the utility industry and see the partnership as an opportunity to create better communication between GITA members and the end-users in utilities.

Utility has already been endorsed as the official media partner of the Water Industry Operators Association (WIOA) for both 2015 and 2016, and has a close working relationship with many other key industry bodies.

Commenting on the new partnership, Utility publisher Chris Bland said, “Since its launch, Utility has grown quickly while many other magazines are in decline. This new partnership is further vindication of our strategy of focussing on quality content and reaching the right people. There are some exciting things happening in the GIS space and we look forward to working with GITA to ensure these reach a wider audience.”

GITA’s President, Wanda Skerrett added, “We are very pleased to have formally engaged with Utility and are confident that the close alignment of our respective focus in the “utility sector” will be invaluable to ensuring GITA delivers targeted information in accordance with its aims.  Considering the substance of, and growth in, Utility, our decision to Partner was an easy one.”


The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA) is a worldwide not-for-profit organisation that provides excellence in education and information exchange on the use and benefits of geospatial information and location-aware technologies for asset and infrastructure management. We hold regional seminars and workshops throughout Australia and New Zealand.

The GITA Annual Conference which includes presentations from leading professionals, detailed workshop sessions and site visits, as well as a comprehensive technology exhibition. The conference includes plenty of networking opportunities and attracts a wide variety of local and international speakers, delegates and exhibitors.


Monkey Media is a unique hybrid, combining the advantages of being both a trade publisher and a full-service marketing agency. As the publisher of leading brands Pump Industry, Utility and Unconventional Oil & Gas magazines, all of which are integrated across print and digital, Monkey Media has unparalleled knowledge and experience of these sectors. Through their made-to-measure arm they offer a full range of customised solutions.

For more information please contact:

Laura Harvey 

Monkey Media

Email [email protected].au

Phone: (03) 9440 5721

Jessica Dickers is an experienced journalist, editor and content creator who is currently the Editor of Utility’s sister publication, Infrastructure. With a strong writing background, Jessica has experience in journalism, editing, print production, content marketing, event program creation, PR and editorial management. Her favourite part of her role as editor is collaborating with the sector to put together the best industry-leading content for the audience.

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