Bennett + Bennett has been providing advanced Surveying, Town Planning and Spatial solutions for over 50 years.

Established in 1968 on the Gold Coast, we have been privileged to play a significant role in key projects and areas of development legislation which have helped shape South East Queensland.

Our success and longevity within the industry comes from our experience, and ability to work with an outstanding array of clients who continue to put their trust in us. Through collaboration, ongoing improvement, upskilling and technology investment we are able to adapt our services to best meet their changing needs, whilst ensuring we remain current in an evolving market.

To this day, Bennett + Bennett remains an independent privately owned consultancy managed by the Directors, and Partners of the company. Our leadership team is highly accountable and able to direct the business with a focus on offering high levels of service to our clients.

  • 3 Office locations – Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast

  • Over 100+ staff – well resourced for projects of any scale

  • Quality Management certified –  ISO 9001:2015

  • Occupational Health & Safety Management certified – AS/NZS 4801:2001 & ISO45001

Canty’s Surveyors – part of the Bennett and Bennett Group

On 1 October 2021, Canty’s Surveyors became part of the Bennett + Bennett Group We welcome owner/ director of Canty’s Surveyors Scott Thompson to our team and Scott will take on the role of Regional Manager in this Northern Rivers office.

Scott is a registered surveyor with 35 years of years’ experience in the industry and is a member of the Institution of Surveyors NSW and a member of the Board of Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute.

Canty’s Surveyors begun in 1960 and the owner at the time was Bob Canty. Bob set up the office in Byron Bay and retired in the year 2000 where Scott took over the ownership and maintained the Canty name.

Bennett + Bennett are excited to now have a direct presence in Northern Rivers having conducted many projects in our 50+ years in the area and we are aware of the regions potential. We look forward to working with Scott who has a great range of survey skills and experience.

The new office is located at 4/ 10 Towers Drive, Mullumbimby.

Management Team

Our senior team has a wealth of experience and knowledge across a broad range of sectors within South East Queensland, and further abroad. Many of them either chair, or are on industry committees and are familiar with current legislation and pending legislative change that assists to streamline land survey, town planning and registration processes.

Mark Billsborough
Mark BillsboroughManaging Director
Darren Chalmers
Darren ChalmersBusiness Operations Manager / Director
Paul Jones
Paul JonesBDM / Director
Craig Wood
Craig WoodDirector / Regional Manager Brisbane
Mark Fritsch
Mark FritschDirector / Regional Manager Gold Coast
Ben Madden-Holmes
Ben Madden-HolmesDirector / Regional Manager Sunshine Coast
Scott Thompson
Scott ThompsonRegional Manager Northern Rivers
Matt Strahley
Matt StrahleyInfrastructure Capability Manager / Partner
Gemma Greenhalgh
Gemma GreenhalghTown Planning Manager
Liam Thierens
Liam ThierensSpatial Services Manager / Partner
Robert McCabe
Robert McCabeCadastral Manager / Partner
Ash Naidu
Ash NaiduCapability Manager (Data) / Senior Associate
Adam Sokac
Adam SokacDrafting Manager
Greg Short
Greg ShortDirector, Brisbane
Chris Swane
Chris SwaneDirector, Brisbane
Stephen Mavor
Stephen MavorDirector, Gold Coast
Rod Cox
Rod CoxProject Manager / Partner, Gold Coast
Ben Millen
Ben MillenProject Manager / Associate, Brisbane
Paul Cracroft-Wilson
Paul Cracroft-WilsonProject Manager / Associate, Gold Coast
Ben Lane
Ben LaneProject Manager - Spatial, Gold Coast
Nicholas Glenn
Nicholas GlennPrincipal Town Planner, Gold Coast
Jacqueline Tait
Jacqueline TaitPrincipal Town Planner, Brisbane + Ipswich
Chris Dawson
Chris DawsonProject Manager / Associate, Gold Coast
Liam Murphey
Liam MurpheyProject Manager / Associate, Brisbane
Damian Reardon
Damian ReardonSenior Urban Designer, Brisbane

Take a look at just some of the exciting recent projects we are proud to be a part of throughout South East Queensland and beyond!