Permanent Marks

Permanent Marks

In Australia, property boundaries are surrounded by individual survey marks. These survey marks are used for establishing property boundaries, construction and mapping. They are physical markers in the ground that show boundaries, positions and heights. Boundary and...
SMK Land surveyors

SMK Land surveyors

Surveyors were the unsung professionals following in the footsteps of the pioneer British – Government backed explorers who opened up Queensland and who laid the foundation of the land administration system in the future state of Qld. The early surveying tools were...
How Surveying & Engineering Helps Goondiwindi Survive Many Floods

How Surveying & Engineering Helps Goondiwindi Survive Many Floods

The mighty McIntyre River runs through the floodplain town of Goondiwindi, Queensland. Thanks to two local council engineers in 1956 and their surveying techniques and experience they developed a plan to help direct the flow of rising flood waters saving the town from...
IDENTIFICATION SURVEY: CLIENT CASE STUDY

IDENTIFICATION SURVEY: CLIENT CASE STUDY

Identification Survey for the Rolling Hills of Killarney SMK Land Surveyors headed to Killarney, Queensland to conduct an Identification Survey. The rolling hills of the countryside proved to be a little challenging, but the team was prepared and eagerly enjoyed the...
Surveying Opens Up Queensland Settlement

Surveying Opens Up Queensland Settlement

As well as discovering many botanical species, Alan Cunningham, the English botanist and explorer, in June 1827, climbed to the top of Mt Dumaresq near Maryvale (outside Warwick) and saw that the area would be ideal for settlement.  He found passes through the...