SAI Global Authority Updates for New South Wales

Main monthly authority updates from across New South Wales.

  • LRS Assisting customers during COVID-19

    Restrictions imposed in response to COVID-19 have made it difficult to prepare, sign and witness paper land instruments.

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  • Changes to Electronic Transactions Regulation

    In line with the Emergency Bill, the Electronic Transactions Regulation has been temporarily amended.

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  • Revenue NSW - Duties & Business Continuity | COVID-19 Update

    Revenue NSW - Duties & Business Continuity | COVID-19 Update

    COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation and Revenue NSW has been actively preparing its business continuity plan

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  • MORs, MPRs and Digital Drivers Licence VOI

    MORs, MPRs and Digital Drivers Licence VOI

    You may already be aware that the Australian Registrars’ National Electronic Conveyancing Council (ARNECC) is seeking feedback on draft version 6 of the Model Operating Requirements and Model Particip

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  • Revenue NSW EDR updates

    Revenue NSW EDR updates

    From 1 January 2020, Revenue NSW has made changes to many of the EDR processes these are to support eConveyancing.

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  • LRS Plan Cross-Reference Index now available online

    LRS Plan Cross-Reference Index now available online

    Customers can find historical plan reference numbers online for the first time with the publication of a new searchable version of the Plan Cross-Reference Index online by NSW Land Registry Services (

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  • Smart Section 88B Instrument launched

    Smart Section 88B Instrument launched

    NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) has introduced a new ‘smart’ digital Section 88B Instrument, enabling lodging parties to prepare the document more easily and with less chance of administrative er

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  • Changes to Subdivision Certificates and Valuer’s Certificates

    Changes to Subdivision Certificates and Valuer’s Certificates

    From 1 December 2019, Section 6.15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 will replace Section 109J and outline the restrictions on the issue of Subdivision Certificates.

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  • Digital completion and submission of Duties and FHOGs forms

    Digital completion and submission of Duties and FHOGs forms

    In a step towards reducing red tape, Revenue NSW are redesigning their Duties and FHOGs forms to allow for digital completion and submission.

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  • New strata plan resources to reduce requisitions

    New strata plan resources to reduce requisitions

    NSW Land Registry Services have published two new resources to assist customers who prepare and lodge strata plans in NSW.

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  • Changes to Certificate of Currency requirements; New ePlan Plan Revision Search feature

    Changes to Certificate of Currency requirements; New ePlan Plan Revision Search feature

    NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) advises customers and lodging parties that the next staged change to the plan currency time limit under the Conveyancing (General) Regulation 2018 takes effect on

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  • Office of the Registrar General update - August 2019

    Office of the Registrar General update - August 2019

    In the last month, several important eConveyancing reports have been released. This month, with the Surveyor General and Spatial Services, we’ll commission a review of digital survey plans in NSW to h

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  • Abolition of Certificates under s15 of the Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961

    Abolition of Certificates under s15 of the Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961

    We have been advised that Subsidence Advisory NSW will cease issuing Certificates under Section 15B and 15C of the former Mine Subsidence Compensation Act 1961 on 30th September 2019.

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  • LandXML Recipe 9.1 and Schema 4.0 now available

    LandXML Recipe 9.1 and Schema 4.0 now available

    LandXML Recipe version 9.1 and Schema version 4.0 are now available on the NSW Land Registry Services

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  • New 1300 phone number for regional customers of NSW LRS

    New 1300 phone number for regional customers of NSW LRS

    NSW Land Registry Services has introduced a new 1300 telephone number for customers in regional NSW – 1300 396 076.

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  • NSW Revenue News

    NSW Revenue News

    The Treasurer, Dominic Perrottet MP, handed down the 2019-20 NSW Budget on 18 June delivering on the election commitments for residents of NSW.

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  • eConveyancing News - July 2019

    eConveyancing News - July 2019

    IPART review on pricing regulation for electronic conveyancing services

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  • New ‘Smart’ Admin Sheets make it Easier to Prepare and Lodge Plans

    New ‘Smart’ Admin Sheets make it Easier to Prepare and Lodge Plans

    NSW Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) has introduced new 'smart' digital Administration Sheets for lodgment with Deposited Plans, Community Plans and Strata Plans.

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  • Deposited Plans Lodgment Checklist Mandated from 1 July

    Deposited Plans Lodgment Checklist Mandated from 1 July

    Deposited Plan Lodgment Checklist became mandatory on Monday 1 July 2019 & must accompany the plan & associated documents when lodged over the counter or as suffix code 'K' when lodging through ePlan.

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  • Register for a State Revenue Update Seminar

    Register for a State Revenue Update Seminar

    Make sure you're up-to-date on the latest tax, duties and levy changes. Register for one of Revenue NSW free seminars to stay informed of key legislative and regulatory changes relevant to you.

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