Directions/Fees

Standards and Guidelines for GNSS Surveys

It was agreed at the 23 February 2016 meeting of the Surveyors Board to endorse the below provisional documents of which will be enacted until an alternative version is adopted. It is expected that in the near future these documents will be part of a broader review of survey practice.

Cadastral Surveys (provisional)

Provisional Standards and Guidelines for the use of GNSS on Cadastral Surveys (374.2 kb)

Control Surveys (provisional)

Provisional Standards and Guidelines for the use of GNSS on Control Surveys (288.2 kb)

ICSM Standard for the Australian Survey Control Network Special Publication 1 (SP1)

The Standard for the Australian Survey Control Network – Special Publication 1 and associated Guidelines provides the principles and practices for surveyors with respect to the maintenance of Australia’s survey control mark network:

Standard for the Australian Survey Control Network Special Publication (link to: http://www.icsm.gov.au/geodesy/sp1.html)

Recognising these ICSM publications, the Board recommend that for land boundary surveys they be used in conjunction with the Board’s documents - Standards and Guidelines for the use of GNSS on Cadastral, and Control Surveys within the Northern Territory.

Surveyors Board Directions

Survey Practice Direction 2017

Survey Practice Direction 2016

Survey Practice Direction 2014

**These directions commence on 1 July 2014

Survey Practice Directions 2003

Plan Drawing Standards

Licensed Surveyors Act

Forms

Prescribed Fees

The prescribed fees are defined by revenue units. The monetary value of a revenue unit is calculated using Consumer Price Index data for Darwin, as set out in the Revenue Units Act 2009. The monetary value of the revenue unit is reviewed by government once a year, with any increase to take effect on 1 July each year.

As per Gazette notice S47 (80.5 kb) and Gazette notice G35 (83.5 kb) all Board fees were increased as of 1 July 2017 and will continue to increase each year for three years.

The following fees are applicable from 1 July 2018 and are calculated at the revenue unit of 1.18.

Description 1 July to 31 December 2018 1 January to 30 July 2019 GST
Revenue Units Amount Revenue Units Amount
Application for Registration 66 $77 75 $88 GST exempt
Annual Registration 135 $159 155 $182 GST exempt
Restoration to the Register 77 $90 97 $114 GST exempt
Registration of a Professional Training Agreement 26 $30 30 $35 GST exempt
Issue of a Letter of Accreditation 66 $77 75 $88 GST exempt
Examination for a Professional Assessment 291 $343 335 $385 Includes GST
Supplementary Examination for a Professional Assessment 145 $171 167 $197 Includes GST