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Conference of the Director of Commonwealth Lands and Surveys, the Surveyor General and the Government Astronomer of New Zealand, and the Surveyors General of the States of the Commonwealth of Australia

Melbourne

20 26 May, 1912

Conference of Surveyors General, 1912 (Clockwise from centre front) : Edward Albert Counsel, Surveyor General and Secretary for Lands, Tasmania; Frederick Poate, Surveyor General, New South Wales; Allan Alfred Spowers, Surveyor General, Queensland; C. Seddon, Clerk; H.E. Finney, Secretary; Edwin Mitchell Smith, Surveyor General, South Australia; Charles Edward Adams, Government Astronomer, New Zealand; James Mackenzie, Surveyor General, New Zealand; Charles Robert Scrivener, Director of Commonwealth Lands and Surveys.

Source : Conference of Surveyors General (1912), Conference of the Director of Commonwealth Lands and Surveys, the Surveyor-General and the Government Astronomer of New Zealand, and the Surveyors-General of the States of the Commonwealth of Australia; Melbourne, 20th to 25th May, 1912, Albert J. Mullett, Acting Government Printer, C.6832.

 

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Minister's Minute convening Conference

Page 5

Agenda

Page 5

Members of Conference, and Opening Speech by the Minister for Home Affairs

Page 6

Report by Conference to the Minister for Home Affairs

Page 7

Resolutions of the Conference

Page 8

Minutes of Proceedings

Page 10

Discussions of Subjects

Page 14

Memorandum by Director, Commonwealth Lands and Surveys

Appendix A, pg23

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of New South Wales

Appendix B, pg25

Map showing status of Trigonometrical Survey of the State of New South Wales as tabled at Conference

NSW

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Victoria

Appendix C, pg37

Map showing status of Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Victoria as tabled at Conference

VIC

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Queensland

Appendix D, pg40

Map showing status of Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Queensland as tabled at Conference

QLD

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of South Australia

Appendix E, pg43

Sketch showing Trigonometrical Survey of the State of South Australia as tabled at Conference

SA

Triangulation in the Northern Territory

Page 45

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Western Australia

Appendix F, pg46

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Tasmania

Appendix G, pg48

Map showing status of Trigonometrical Survey of the State of Tasmania as tabled at Conference

TAS

Report upon Trigonometrical Survey of the Dominion of New Zealand

Appendix H, pg61