Advice on Historical Land Information - Queensland


This service is provided to assist businesses by providing historical information pertaining to Crown Land.

Businesses can obtain historical information on land tenure, selection of land, surveying and mapping.

The types of information that are available include:

  • original survey plans of all Crown Land portions and Town allotments
  • a complete set of army topographical maps dated 1930 - 1940 showing features, contours, roads, railways and port facilities.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


A small charge applies to cover the cost of the photocopy of the relevant information. For further information contact the Department.

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Service Delivery

Land System and Spatial Information Access

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Senior Curator, Museum of Lands Mapping and Surveying

Land System and Spatial Information Access

Service Delivery

Department of Natural Resources and Mines

Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)