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

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 fees from 1 January 2019 to 30 June  2019 are calculated at the revenue unit of 1.18 and the fees from 1 July 2019  to 31 December 2019 are calculated at the revenue unit of 1.21.

Description

1 January 2019 to
30 June 2019

1 July 2019 to
31 December 2019

GST

Revenue Units

Amount

Revenue Units

Amount

Application for Registration

75

$88

75

$90

GST exempt

Annual Registration

155

$182

155

$187

GST exempt

Restoration to the Register

97

$114

97

$117

GST exempt

Registration of a Professional    Training Agreement

30

$35

30

$36

GST exempt

Issue of a Letter of Accreditation

75

$88

75

$90

GST exempt

Examination for a Professional    Assessment

335

$395

335

$405

Includes GST

Supplementary Examination for a    Professional Assessment

167

$197

167

$202

Includes GST