Code of practice for licensed surveyors
Northern Territory Surveyors Board Direction - Code of practice for licensed surveyors (December 2020)
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)
Control surveys (provisional)
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.
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
Coordinated survey areas (CSAs)
For land boundary surveys in CSAs (such as Community of Gapuwiyak, Community of Gunbalanya, or on Milingimbi Island) please contact Survey Land Records, Survey Branch - Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics for survey practice requirements.
Survey practice direction 2017
- Termination of unit development
- Aboriginal community leases
- CRM and traverses on survey plans and sacred sites
Survey practice direction 2016
Survey practice direction 2014
**These directions commence on 1 July 2014
Plan drawing standards
Licensed Surveyors Act 1983
- Application to restore name to register of licensed surveyors
Application to restore name to register of licensed surveyors
- Application for new registration as a surveyor
Application for new registration as a surveyor
- Application for registration under mutual recognition
Application for registration under mutual recognition
- Request for letter of accreditation from the Surveyors Board
Request for letter of accreditation from the Surveyors Board
- Application for professional assessment examination
Application for professional assessment examination
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 effective on 1 July each year.
Please note the fees for 2022/23 financial year are calculated at the revenue unit of $1.27 as per advice from the Territory Revenue Office.
|Description|| 1 July 2022 to|
30 June 2023
|Application for registration||113||$143||GST Exempt|
|Annual registration||215||$273||GST Exempt|
|Restoration to the register||157||$199||GST Exempt|
|Registration of a professional training agreement||45||$57||GST Exempt|
|Issue of a letter of accreditation||113||$143||GST Exempt|
|Examination for a professional assessment||500||$635||Includes GST|
|Supplementary examination for a professional assessment||249||$316||Includes GST|