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Roles and responsibilities for the Surveyor-General are prescribed under a diverse range of Acts and regulations of Parliament.

The role of the Surveyor-General includes responsibilities for South Australia's:

  • land surveying
  • integrity of the cadastre
  • land administration
  • foundation spatial data
  • positioning (geodetic) infrastructure
  • Roads opening and closing
  • geographic place names
  • Adelaide Park Lands Plan
  • leadership role within the profession

The South Australian Government, through the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government and the Surveyor-General, is responsible for the legislation, regulation, and setting of survey practice standards.


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