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

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.

Email: surveylandrecords@nt.gov.au

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 over a 3 year period commencing 1 July 2017. The last fee increase occurred on 1 January 2020.

Please note the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial year periods are calculated at the revenue unit of 1.21 as per advice from the Territory Revenue Office.

Description 1 January 2020 to
30 June 2020
1 July 2020 to
30 June 2021
GST
Revenue UnitsAmount Revenue UnitsAmount
Application for Registration 87 $105 87 $105 GST exempt
Annual Registration 175 $211 175 $211 GST exempt
Restoration to the Register 117 $141 117 $141 GST exempt
Registration of a Professional Training Agreement 35 $42 35 $42 GST exempt
Issue of a Letter of Accreditation 87 $105 87 $105 GST exempt
Examination for a Professional Assessment 385 $465 385 $465 Includes GST
Supplementary Examination for a Professional Assessment 192 $232 192 $232 Includes GST