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The diagram is the fundamental registerable document prepared by the land surveyor. The essential information shown on a diagram is:

The Surveyor-General gives each diagram a unique reference number.

The most common type of diagram is a subdivisional diagram. This is framed for the purpose of cutting off a portion of a parent property. To view an example of a subdivisional diagram, click here.

There are other types of diagrams however, including:

With the exception of mining title diagrams, which are registered with the Department of Minerals and Energy, these diagrams are registered together with their deeds in a deeds registry.