Back to Basics - Titles, Surveying and Areas on Plans (V180411)

3:00pm Wednesday, 11 April 2018
5:00pm Wednesday, 11 April 2018
API Training Room - Victorian Office
10 Beach Street
Port Melbourne, Victoria

Gerry Shone will cover the following topics during his presentation:

  • Background of titles created under various forms of legislation
  • Plans associated with titles and their various surveying nuances   
  • Right of Way, easements and other restrictions on title
  • Discussion of imperial length measurements and imperial areas shown on plans
  • Revenge reserves and their impact on legal abuttal
  • Differentiation between fencing and boundary alignments
  • Plans that do not show areas and the rationale for this
  • Areas shown on building subdivision plans - a surveyors viewpoint


Gerry Shone, Executive Advisor, Association of Consulting Surveyors Victoria (ACSV)

Gerry is a Licensed Surveyor with over forty years’ experience, who is currently employed as Executive Advisor at Consulting Surveyors Victoria (CSV). Gerry is also President of Consulting Surveyors National (CSN) and Chair of the Victorian Surveying Task Force Inc.

Since 2015, Gerry has been one of two representatives from CSV on a working party including the API, Property Council and Land Use Victoria representatives investigating the provision of apartment areas as part of plans of subdivision.


3:00pm Registrations and light refreshments served
3:30pmSeminar commences
5:00pmSeminar concludes

Attendance: Please remember to sign in on the scheduled day to be eligible for the API CPD points.        

Registration Fees

Early bird closes: 28th February 2018

API Member $53
API Student Member $38

Standard prices:

API Member $60
API Student Member $45
Non-Member $75

CPD Points

Full attendance at this event accrues 2 CPD points.

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