Masters Surveying is an integrated,
multi-disciplinary surveying services provider offering the full range of cadastral, construction engineering and mining and surveying services.



Surveying services

 Masters Surveying specialise in the full suite of cadastral, large scale construction, civil, infrastructure, marine and regulated statutory mining surveying services in New South Wales and Victoria.


Project management

  • Initial point of contact and advice
  • Engagement of key consultants for your development
  • Preparing & reviewing development applications
  • Coordination and distribution of key documentation
  • Consultancy team meetings
  • Communication of development outcomes and problem solving


 We offer integrated spacial services including - laser scanning, high definition surveying,  3D wire framing for detailed site surveys, 3D modelling- DTM’s and visualisation, drone orthographic imagery, survey accurate aerial data, vectorisation, point clouds and precise data management

Introducing Masters Surveying


Masters Surveying has been serving the Illawarra and beyond since the 1960 when it was founded as Masters & Associates by the late Alan Masters. It was then purchased by David Jollie in 1984 and has continued to be leading provider of surveying services ever since.

For more than 55 years, Masters Surveying has provided expert professional surveying services to private, corporate and government clients.
We have demonstrated strong values, commitment to providing cost effective solutions and an innovative approach to meet all surveying challenges.
Since its establishment, Masters Surveying has been heavily involved and contributed to the local community

Our large workforce operates from offices in Wollongong and Melbourne. With a combined skill set, dedication to technical proficiency, contemporary professional practices and state wide experience, we are well equipped to satisfy the most challenging operational requirements and maximise the return on any project.


Pic 004.jpg

Our Values

It goes without saying that in our industry, our people are our most valuable asset.

The delivery of highly professional services is critical to the success of the company. We do not compromise on quality.

Our Team

Our team members enjoy a structured approach to systems, policies and quality assurance. Having gained the status of  “Employer of Choice”, we continue to invest in the future of our people.

Our Clients

We treat clients with integrity, respect, and dignity whilst working hard to exceed their expectations on every level.

MPA SURVEYING & Hoffmann Surveyors – Sister CompanIES

With offices located in Brisbane, Gladstone, Mackay, Rockhampton,  Longreach, Blackall and Charleville.
Our sister companies can execute survey projects throughout Queensland.

  • Licensed Cadastral
  • Construction
  • Geodetic
  • Mining & Engineering
  • Surveying Services

Where necessary, we can access additional manpower and/or expertise from MPA Surveying & Hoffmann Surveyors.


OUR KEY activities

Masters Surveying specialise in cadastral, construction, engineering and mining surveying services in New South Wales, Queensland & Melbourne including:

  • Licensed land development surveying
  • Civil infrastructure construction: roads, rail, urban development and essential services provision
  • Mining projects covering the full suite of mining survey services
  • Engineering surveying, project production, exploration
  • Marine and offshore infrastructure
  • Residential & commercial construction projects
  • Cadastral surveys for land tenure
  • Provision of quality technical support and project management
  • Audit surveying
  • Terrestrial laser scanning
  • GIS analysis
Screen Shot 2018-06-06 at 8.53.59 am.png


We have detailed knowledge of construction techniques and strong competency in the methodologies required and the survey applications required to support them.

    Screen Shot 2018-06-06 at 8.54.23 am.png


    We deliver a wide range of mine surveying services, both open cut and underground. All required inductions are completed and all team members receive ongoing training and reviews of project risks.

    • Provision of above and below ground endorsed Registered Surveyor, Project surveyors and technicians in Queensland and New South Wales
    • Spanning exploration of green and brownfield sites
    • Aerial mapping control surveys
    • Stockpile and earthworks volumes
    • Preparation of Mines Department Statutory Plans

    CADASTRAL services

    We have specialist expertise in land tenure and complex land dealings as well as subdivision, land acquisition and community title. Our experience also includes urban growth projects requiring complex titling solutions such as stratum subdivision (3D subdivisions), separating multiple residential and commercial body corporates. 
    •    All areas of property development and infrastructure provision
    •    Subdivision, land development, property identification and site surveys for development planning.
    •    Building surveys for nett & gross lettable areas
    •    Torrens title, easement and delimitation plans of survey
    •    Dual occupancy

    Screen Shot 2018-06-06 at 8.54.32 am.png


    We are proficient in all the varied types of surveys required for site development and site construction including:

    • Excavations, roads, buildings, dams, mechanical installation, Conveyors and pipelines;
    • Civil surveying for roads and rail from concept and design to construction and delivery;
    • Building set out and construction including high rise, industrial warehouses, residential
    • Properties, shopping and multi accommodation complexes;
    • Survey management of large scale projects;
    • Bridge surveys; and
    • Major plant site set out surveys.
    • 3D mapping & 3D wireframing of structures for full design & DA assessment.
    • Drone surveys & Orthographic imagery
    • 3D laser scanning
    Screen Shot 2018-06-06 at 8.54.40 am.png


    Fully mobile team members can deliver all survey services on site or on the road as necessary.

    Each surveyor is fully equipped with professional survey proprietary software packages including Autocad, 12-D, Leica Geo Office, Trimble Business Centre, Terramodel, Magnet and regular office software.

    Our offices are equipped with the latest drafting, printing and computer hardware and software necessary to provide effective surveying services and project management.

    We utilise modern computer hardware and robust back-up systems which allow us to retain documents beyond statutory requirements.

    • 4x4 Mine Specified Vehicles (where required)
    • Leica TS16 Robotic Total Stations with CS15 Controllers
    • Leica MS50
    • Leica P20 and processing software
    • Leica GS15 GNSS Systems
    • Leica Geo Office Software
    • Leica Sprinter Digital Levels
    • Trimble S8
    • Survey accurate drones and processing software
    • TSC3 Controller with Trimble Access Software
    • AutoCad
    • 12D
    • Satellite Phones

    Key people in our organisation



    Having joined the group in 2007, Michael brought with him 10 years of business and financial management experience from across a number of industry sectors both in Australia and Britain.

    Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Law and his focus is on ensuring the company is well positioned to meet the growing and changing needs of clients, stakeholders, team members and shareholders.

    Michael maintains strong family and business links in regional Queensland.

    Michael is a Director of The Surveyors Trust.

    David Jollie.jpg

    david jollie - senior surveyor

    David is a surveyor registered with the Board of Surveying and Spatial Information, NSW and holds a Bachelor of Surveying (Hons) degree awarded by the University of NSW.

    David began his career in 1968 with BHP Survey in Wollongong where he gained training and experience in all areas of surveying. This included working in heavy industry at the Port Kembla steelworks as well as subsidence and cadastral surveys for the local coal mines. He spent approximately 10 years working in Local Government with Queanbeyan and Wollongong Councils. The work included engineering survey and design for roads and drainage, as well as cadastral surveying. David acquired Masters & Associates Pty Ltd in 1984 and was the sole director until the merger with MPA Surveying in July 2015.

    David has served two six year terms on the Executive of the Association of Consulting Surveyors NSW, and has been chairman of the ACS company AusSearch. David has been an ACS NSW representative on the liaison committee of the Department of Land and Property (LPI) NSW since 1998. He was a foundation member of the Executive of Consulting Surveyors National representing NSW and is also a member of the Institution of Surveyors NSW (Southern Group Member) as well as the NSW Country Surveyors Association.

    Nathan Bampton.jpg

    NATHAN BAMPTON - Operations manager

    Nathan has over 20 years’ experience in field surveying. His capabilities span across all facets of the profession and he has project managed large teams of surveyors in many infrastructure projects across NSW & QLD. Nathan’s skill set extends to structural, mechanical & piping (SMP) surveying, bridges, high rise, specialised 3D and mapping, road & rail and has over extensive experience working alongside Registered Surveyors on cadastral and mining projects. His attention to detail and constant motivation to achieve successful outcomes for clients is one Nathan’s key talents.


    orbost gas plant upgrade - current

    Supply specialised mechanical and project surveyors to assist Downer and APA in the successful delivery of a extensive upgrade over the 2018- 2019 period. The scope of work includes the upgrade, repair and modification to the existing Orbost Gas Plant including subsea control interfaces, inlet separation, sulphur recovery, dew point control, mercury removal upgrades and relocated flare facilities. Once works are completed the Orbost Gas Plant will process gas delivered via a 64 kilometre subsea pipeline, after which it will be exported to the Eastern Gas Pipeline to supply the domestic market.



    Huntley Golf Course Construction-96.jpg

    ReSidential & commercial development – wollongong, shellharbour & kiama - current

    Supply of multiple survey teams to run and manage construction production, ongoing set out, progress conformance and support for monthly reporting on quantities and targets. Execution and coordination of boundary redefinition, strata and stratum subdivision surveys, creation and delivery of work as executed plans.


    Orbost Plant070.jpg

    huntley redevelopment - current

    Masters Surveying are excited to be a part of the consultancy team to deliver a world class Greg Norman designed golf course and future proposed housing development subdivision for the old Huntley Mine site and surrounds. Masters Surveying is involved in all facets of the project to provide spatial data, engineering surveying and registered cadastral surveying services