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Consultation on the drafts for Version 6 of the Model Operating Requirements (MOR) and the Model Participation Rules (MPR)

The Office of the Registrar-General held an Industry Forum in Adelaide for all those members of industry who were unable to attend the national forum.

The forum was held on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 Time: 2.00 – 4.00pm Venue: Ground Floor, 77 Grenfell Street Adelaide.

Sixty five (65) people attended the forum session.  They heard from Jenny Cottnam (Registrar-General), Cristina Florea (Deputy Registrar-General) and Samantha Beyer (eConveyancing Specialist) on the changes to the Model Operating Rules Draft version 6 and the Model Participation Rules draft version 6.

More information on the information presented can be found at Industry Forum presentation.

Submissions to ARNECC can be made by email to by 2 March 2020.  Please copy in the Office of the Registrar-General mailbox at

Request for Information on potential use of Distributed Ledger Technology for ELNO Interoperability

The Office of the Registrar-General has released, via the SA Tenders website a Request for Information (RFI) on the potential use of Distributed Ledger Technology to solve issues that prevent the interoperability of Electronic Lodgement Network (ELN) systems.

The RFI process seeks submissions from interested parties (ICT Industry, Academia & Entrepreneurs).  An Industry Forum will be conducted on 22 October 2019 to provide more information and clarifications.  To register for the forum please review the RFI documentation located on the SA Tenders website and follow the links to the online registration form.

Priority Notices Survey results

The Office of the Registrar-General would like to take this opportunity to thank participants for their contribution to the Priority Notices survey.

Following the closure of this survey, the Office has compiled a short report which provides an overview of the results and the next steps.

We invite you to view our report by clicking this link.

For all enquiries regarding this report please email:

Land Titling Advisory Group

Established in 2018, the purpose of the Land Titling Advisory Group (LTAG) is to create a long-term communication channel between property industry stakeholders, the Office of the Registrar-General (ORG) and Land Services SA (LSSA).

The LTAG aims to facilitate transparent stakeholder consultation, which enables members to raise issues and concerns, and seek clarification on a range of relevant matters.  The LTAG also enables ORG and LSSA to advise and collaborate on changes relevant to industry. It is not a decision-making body, but rather an open, consultative body for the purposes of two-way advice and clarification. Feedback from the LTAG is used as part of decision-making processes by both LSSA and the ORG. The LTAG considers a wide range of matters including, but not limited to:

  • Consulting on the development of policy and legislative changes affecting land transactions in South Australia
  • Clarifying and advising on LSSA administration and procedures, including land registry forms
  • Advising on and clarifying eConveyancing updates, as well as conducting follow-up consultation on implementation
  • Advising on and clarifying compliance requirements and auditing regimes

The current version of the LTAG Terms of Reference are available to view here (PDF, 405 KB).

The Membership of the LTAG is established through an expression of interest (EOI) process, instigated via a Customer Information Bulletin. The Law Society (SA) and Australian Institute of Conveyancers (SA) will be approached directly for their participation. Members are appointed for a two year term.

Both ORG and LSSA are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive LTAG membership (including the range in firm sizes, geographic locations, and volume of transactions), which accurately reflects the industry they represent in South Australia.

Current LTAG members, as appointed in 2021 are listed below:

  • Ben McDonald
  • Catherine Garnett
  • Giles Kahl
  • Ian Grimshaw
  • Jenny Stockham
  • Michael Nietschke
  • Rob Woodward
  • Theo Kadis
  • Yvette Graetz
  • Sharyn Ingram
  • Emmanuel Njuguna
  • Paul Boylan
  • Shelby Schlawin
  • Michael Ryan
  • Angie Nguyen
  • Mark Peremiczko
  • Chris King
  • Matthew Kelly
  • Elias Farah
  • Mark Blair
  • Kate Baxter
  • Kathy Constan
  • Christopher Chong
  • Joshua Annese
  • Daniel Coyne
  • Carmel Noon
  • Margaret Barron
  • Gina Paladini
  • Sue Robb