Brian Marwick

FSSSI, Dip Surv. RMIT, Grad Dip. Bus Admin. Swinburne, LS

Research Title

Building A National Infrastructure To Manage Land Information In Australia

Topic and Interest Areas

Address data management, Management and maintanence of spatial databases, 3D cadastres, SDI’s


Brian is currently employed on a part time basis by PSMA Australia following his move to semi retirement in 2008. He is currently undertaking a part time Masters of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Brian’s experience in the spatial information industry extends over some forty years. During this time he has moved from a project surveying role on major construction projects to senior management roles in both the public and private sectors. Since 1980, Brian has been actively involved in both technical and management capacities in the implementation of the spatial information technology that has evolved during this period. Throughout his time in the industry Brian has served on various Government Advisory Committees associated with the Spatial Industry. He was President of the Institution of Surveyors, Australia in 1998 and served on its Council for some nine years. Brian has also been a member of the University of Melbourne Geomatics Course Advisory Committee since 1986 and has chaired this Committee for the past ten years. He was also an External Member of the University of Melbourne Engineering Faculty for some fifteen years. In 2009, Brian was the Recipient of the 2009 Award for the Victorian Spatial Professional of the Year presented by the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute.

Brian is a Licensed Surveyor in Victoria and a Fellow of the Surveying and Spatial Institute of Australia.


Authors Title Year Publication Details Acknowledgement
Rajabifard, A., Williamson, I., Marwick, B., Kalantari, M., Ho, S., Shojaei, D., Atazadeh, B., Amirebrahimi, S., Jamshidi, A.3D Cadastre: a Multifaceted Challenge2014 Proceeding of the FIG Congress 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16-21 June 2014 This paper was published in the proceedings of FIG Congress 2014.  [Link to Conference]
Rajabifard, A., Kalantari, M., Marwick, B., Ho, S., and Williamson, I.Lets Talk About land and property information in 3D: What Should The Future Look Like?2014 Presented paper in FIG Congress 2014. XXV FIG Congress, 16-21 June, 2014 This paper was presented in FIG Congress 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  [Link to Congress]
Marwick, B., Rajabifard, A., Williamson, I., Kalantari, M.National Land Information Infrastructure through a Collaborative Framework2012 FIG Working Week 2012 6-10 May 2012, Rome, Italy This is a paper presented at 'FIG Working Week 2012'  [Link to conference]
Marwick, B.A Framework for a National Land Information Infrastructure2012 In A. Rajabifard et al. (eds.), A National Infrastructure for Managing Land Information- Research Snapshot (Ch. 3). pp. 43-51. This book chapter was presented at "NIMLI Seminar", the University of Melbourne, 13 Nov 2012.  [Link to Book]
Bennett, R., Rajabifard, A., Williamson, I., Wallace, J., Marwick, B.A National Vision for Australian Land Registries2011 FIG Working Week 2011 18-22 May 2011 This is a peer-reviewed paper presented at 'FIG Working Week 2011'  [Link to conference]
Marwick, B., Richards, P.A New G-NAF Processing Environment 2010 FIG Congress 2010 - Facing the Challenges - Building the Capacity Sydney, Australia, 11-16 April 2010 This is a paper from 'FIG Congress" Sydney, Australia, 11-16 April 2010
Wallace, J., Marwick, B., Bennett, R., Rajabifard, A., Williamson I., Tambuwala, N., Potts, K., Agunbiade, M.Spatially Enabling Land Administration: Drivers, Initiatives and Future Directions for Australia2010 Spatially Enabling Society - Leuven University Press 248. pp 175-190 This is a book chapter from the refereed book "Spatially Enabling Society" and also presented at GSDI 12 World Conference, Singapore 19-22 Oct 2010  [Link to Conference]
Bennett, R., Wallace, J., Marwick, B., Rajabifard, A.Land registry futures : a vision for the role of tomorrow's land registries : or another view of the cathedral2010 Australian registrars conference 2010 26-29 October 2010, Perth, Australia This paper presented at the Australian registrars conference 2010