The Role of the Board

The functions of the Board are contained within several sections of the Survey Act 1992 and include:
  • general oversight of the professional practice of surveyors
  • monitoring the standards of instruction and training courses available to persons seeking licensing or registration and surveyors seeking to maintain or improve their skills in practice
  • consulting with educational bodies to establish, maintain and improve surveying courses
  • advising the Minister on educational matters
  • providing financial and other assistance for a student in an educational course which will provide qualifications for licensing or registration as a surveyor and the promotion of surveying as a career.
  • establishing the position of a Registrar
  • maintaining a register of licensed and registered surveyors
  • establishing and maintaining the collection of levies payable under the Act on lodgement of survey plans
  • delivering a report annually to the Minister on the performance of its functions under the Act
  • administrating and investigating complaints against licensed and registered surveyors
  • ensuring licensed and registered surveyors have adequate Professional Indemnity insurance cover
  • requiring licensed and registered surveyors to undertake continuing education courses to satisfy the requirements of their respective annual renewals.
The Surveyors Board members for 2016-2017