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About Ferguson Perry Surveying

Our Mission

Use innovative survey solutions to enable our clients to achieve their project goals.

Our Vision

The Ferguson Perry Surveying Difference

60 years of surveying services to the community

For over sixty years Ferguson Perry Surveying has been providing surveying and land development management services from our Horsham office. Our local service spans across the region, including Ararat, Portland, Hamilton, Warrnambool, Stawell and the Grampians.

In doing so, we have carried out a large range of survey services to the Wimmera Mallee and Western Victoria regions in the fields of:

  • Cadastral surveying
  • Town planning
  • Engineering and topographic surveying
  • Land development and project management
  • Mining exploration surveying
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Land tenure advice

What is our difference?

Our skilled employees are committed to providing the highest quality service to our clients. From large complex projects to small routine assignments, we recognise the critical nature of the work we do, where accuracy and timeliness are crucial.

Ferguson Perry Surveying seeks to be at the forefront in both technological and consultancy services in relation to land, its use, management, development and conservation, and is committed to providing its clients with quality services and products. Continuous professional development and a commitment to technological advancements have contributed to our employees’ strong skill set.

Our success in business over the past 60 years is underpinned by strong, enduring client relationships. We seek not only to serve our clients, but also our staff, strategic partners and the local communities in which we operate to deliver wide-ranging benefits to all stakeholders.

We consult to a broad range of clients across the public and private sectors, with our passionate team bringing a depth of expertise to projects to offer tailored solutions and ensure best practice principles are implemented.

“No matter the size of your project, you can be assured of a high quality, accurate result from our qualified team. We are driven not by the size, but by the success of your project.

Our number one priority is and has always been to understand your goals and tailor a survey solution to suit your requirements.

We look forward to developing a professional relationship with you, being a driving force within your project and assisting you to shape our world.”

Glenn Hordacre
Managing Director

Part of the Alexander Symonds Group

In 2007 Ferguson Perry Surveying became a member of Alexander Symonds Group of Companies.

Alexander Symonds, one of Australia‘s most respected and innovative surveying consultants, has been providing consulting surveying services for over 85 years.

Together, the group brings both professional and management expertise across the broad spectrum of surveying, town planning, GIS mapping as well as advanced surveying equipment technologies and staff resources.

Ferguson Perry Surveying staff consists of 1 Licensed Surveyor, 2 experienced survey graduates both currently under cadastral training agreements, 3 Technical Survey Officers, a Planner, 2 CAD Drafters and administration support staff based in Horsham.

Since becoming a member of the Alexander Symonds group, Ferguson Perry Surveying is able to access additional expertise, specialised equipment and additional staff resources to support the Wimmera Mallee and Western Victoria region.

Our Values

At Ferguson Perry Surveying, we take great PRIDE in what we do, whether we’re subdividing property, undertaking a hydrographic survey or getting involved with the community.


We are committed to providing the highest-quality service to our clients, the community and each other. No matter the size or scale of your project, we are driven to achieve the best solution for you.


We value and respect ourselves, our clients and our community, and take our role in your project seriously. We are honest, open and act with integrity on every project, big or small.


We don’t fear change; we dare to be different and challenge the norm. We strive for continuous improvement and aspire to be original and creative in our thinking.


We exceed the expectations of our clients and community. Our team are determined to deliver professional, high quality work on every project.


We embrace excellence and use our skills, energy and resources to make our work the best it can be. Our team are exceptional in everything they do.

Our Commitment

We value our clients, our people and our community.

Our priority is to understand your unique goals and help you achieve project success through our survey solutions. Achieving the best results possible requires more than just cutting-edge technology; it requires a commitment to our people and the communities within which we work.


Our relationships with clients and the wider industry are underpinned by our integrity and our absolute commitment to the organisation’s core values of passion, responsibility, innovation, determination and excellence.

Regardless of the size or scope of work, we are committed to providing a service that is efficient, professional, timely and accurate.

Ferguson Perry Surveying holds memberships of a number of professional organisations with senior staff taking active roles in the management, issues and direction of some of these organisations.

These organisations include:

  • Institution of Surveyors (Victoria)
  • Association of Consulting Surveyors (Victoria)
  • Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA)
  • Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)

From graduate surveyors to long-standing technical staff, every member of the Ferguson Perry Surveying team is encouraged to engage in continuous learning and improvement. We value the expertise and knowledge that each member of our staff brings, and we challenge them to improve their skills and experience at every opportunity.

All our field crews are trained and qualified in:

  • Workzone Traffic Management
  • Senior First Aid
  • Construction Industry General Induction (White Card)

We believe in shaping our world for a better future, creating strong, sustainable communities.

Our work helps to shape the world around us, and we’re committed to ensuring the surrounding environment and communities are positively engaged and minimally impacted.

Ongoing training in first aid practices, as well as construction industry safety and work zone traffic management, ensures that both our team and the wider community remains safe and experience minimal disruption resulting from our work.

We are passionate about reducing our impact on the environment and we’re committed to a high level of environmental care in the field. We are continually improving our processes, approaches and outcomes of environmental management issues in our industry, and we take our responsibility for the environment very seriously.

Some of our valued clients include:

  • Ausnet
  • Iluka
  • Wimmera CMA
  • Fulton Hogan
  • Downer
  • Rural City of Horsham
  • Hindmarsh
  • West Wimmera
  • Northern Grampians
  • Yarriambiack
  • Ararat
  • Midbrook Civils
  • Miller Civils
  • Brand architects
  • Racing Victoria
  • Alluvium
  • Hotondo Homes
  • Locks Construction
  • Plazzer builders
  • Parks Victoria

Take advantage of our local knowledge and unrivalled years of experience in surveying for your next project.

Contact our team today to discuss your next project.