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A brief history of Land Titles in NSW

The way that Australia recognises land in a legal capacity has evolved drastically and consistently since the first British settlers in 1788. Prior to the introduction of the legal system of land currently being used in New South Wales, there exists a rich history of title recognition that marks Australia’s first steps towards the efficient, uncostly and certain Torrens system that is currently in use today.

Have you ever wondered how land was distributed and managed after Australia was first discovered, then transformed into the contemporary society that we are accustomed to?

Here’s a short timeline that traces the history of land ownership in New South Wales from the very beginning:



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