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Members of the Thomas family had owned and operated a Real Estate office in the Warburton Township and other townships of the Upper Yarra Valley since 1919 to 2008.

Wayne B. Thomas  commenced a private surveying practice in 1983 as part of the family owned KG Thomas Pty. Ltd. Real Estate business.

Timothy George completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Surveying (RMIT) in 1991 & commenced working with Wayne B. Thomas as a Graduate Surveyor in 1995. Tim completed his Cadastral Survey Training Agreement under the direction of Wayne B. Thomas, and was registered as a Licensed Surveyor in Victoria in 2002. Timothy George has been appointed as a volunteer Board Member of Consulting Surveyors Victoria for a 2 year term at its October 2021 AGM.

In early 2021, Thomas & George welcomed the arrival of Licensed Surveyor Matthew Heemskerk into our team. Matthew was registered as a Licensed Surveyor in 2012, and brings experience from working within a large multiple disciplinary land development firm, medium and small survey firms, and greater than 20 years experience within the survey industry. Matthew Heemskerk continues to be a Board representative of the Institution of Surveyors Victoria, and has the support of Thomas & George P/L in undertaking this volunteer role in support of the surveying profession.

Our Yarra Valley based land surveying practice has continued to grow since its inception, and the establishment of Thomas & George Pty Ltd in 2008 established this land surveying business as a company in its own right. Our surveying practice predominantly offers land surveyor services to the Yarra Valley, Lilydale  & Outer Eastern metropolitan Councils of Melbourne (Maroondah, Cardinia, Knox), together with our nearby northern neighbouring communities of Kinglake, Marysville, Murrindindi & Noojee Regions. Projects can be considered for all areas of Victoria, but locally based surveyors typically have a knowledge of specific local issues, that externally based consultants may not be familiar.

Thomas & George P/L have employed survey students during their study years at RMIT, supporting and assisting their development into quality surveyors or survey technicians. Thomas & George P/L also provide work experience opportunity to high school students to experience surveying, and our Lilydale Office location now makes this work experience opportunity more practical to be able to facilitate. Thomas & George P/L are pledge partners of the Surveying Task Force in its promotion of Surveying as a profession.

Thomas & George Pty Ltd are dedicated to the provision of a safe working environment & have developed a comprehensive OHS Safety Manual & Policies, to assist our staff in achieving this requirement. Our staff are trained in First Aid as appropriate. We continue to undertake regular OHS training as required.

Our practice, being located on the Peri-Urban and Green Wedge fringe area of Melbourne at Lilydale, has resulted in a good understanding of the specific issues that affect development of Urban Residential, Peri-Urban and Green Wedge/Rural properties, and the particular land surveying requirements specifically associated with such areas. We have gained an extensive knowledge of projects ranging from:

  • Title Re-establishment
  • Subdivision,
  • Boundary Realignment / Re-Subdivisions,
  • Feature Surveys of urban environments,
  • Feature Surveys of open rural & densely forested environments,
  • Site Analysis Surveys
  • Viticulture Development projects,
  • Golf Course construction,
  • Green Wedge Development,
  • Engineering Construction Projects.
  • Construction Setout
  • GPS Surveys
  • Horticultural Development


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