For more information or to provide feedback discussion or get involved visit the 3D QLD website or email the 3dQld steering committee on Alternatively contribute to the discussion via the Queensland Surveying and Mapping blog

Recommended further reading:

3D QLD Road Map Discussion paper – Apr 2013

3D QLD Road Map Industry Govt Strategy – Feb 2014

3D QLD Road Map Phase A – Feb 2017

3D QLD Road Map Phase B – August 2018

3D QLD Future of Digital Boundaries Presentation – Oct 2018


Australia and New Zealand

The integration of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) may rely heavily on the concept of 3d Cadastre to deliver an authorative virtual world.  The Virtual Australia and New Zealand Initiative (VANZI) is working to facilitate an authorative virtual world in Australia and New Zealand : visit

The strategy captures the trends and articulates the vision of what we believe the community will require of our cadastral system by 2034. It identifies where current information falls short of today’s consumer expectations, and considers the user scenarios that could trigger changing needs in the future. Cadastre 2034 has been developed with input from a New Zealand perspective and Trans–Tasman collaboration remains an important feature of this strategy.


Another recent presentation from Victor Khoo

Onyeka, Eugene Chukwunwike, ‘Multipurpose cadastre: an under-utilized NGDI dataset, paper TS1.5 as part of Plenary Session TS1- From Pharaohs to Geoinformatics, delivered at FIG Working Week 2005 and GSDI-8 Conference, held at Cairo, Egypt from 16-21 April 2005. Programme and Technical Sessions for Plenary Session TS1 accessible in PDF online at URL Paper TS1.5 Read more