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 PDF (374.2 KB)

Control Surveys (provisional)

Provisional Standards and Guidelines for the use of GNSS on Control Surveys PDF (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

Plan Drawing Standards

Licensed Surveyors Act 1983

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

The fees from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 are calculated at the revenue unit of 1.21.

Description

1 July 2019 to
31 December 2019

1 January 2020 to
30 June 2020

GST

Revenue Units

Amount

Revenue Units

Amount

Application for Registration

75

$90

87

$105

GST exempt

Annual Registration

155

$187

175

$211

GST exempt

Restoration to the Register

97

$117

117

$141

GST exempt

Registration of a Professional Training Agreement

30

$36

35

$42

GST exempt

Issue of a Letter of Accreditation

75

$90

87

$105

GST exempt

Examination for a Professional Assessment

335

$405

385

$465

Includes GST

Supplementary Examination for a Professional Assessment

167

$202

192

$232

Includes GST