Surveyors and the Year 2000: Scare Mongering or Opportunity for Change

Webb, Robert M. (1999) Surveyors and the Year 2000: Scare Mongering or Opportunity for Change. The Queensland Surveyor, 1999(5), pp. 46-52.


As the community approaches the year 2000, surveyors and mapping specialist have a myriad of critical dates of changes that may require resources and input. This paper provides an overview of the most important issues of the year 2000 problem as to how it may effect some surveying businesses. This paper also brings attention of the Surveying and Mapping industry to the Queensland and Commonwealth legislation concerning year 2000 information disclosure. A wider summary of other critical dates are also presented along with what some government agencies are undertaking as part of a co-ordinated response.

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ID Code: 3842
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > GEOMATIC ENGINEERING (090900) > Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying) (090906)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Institution of Surveyors Australia (Qld division)
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 21 Apr 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2010 12:39

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