Company Profile


Cohen & Associates Pty Ltd has operated throughout Tasmania in all aspects of surveying since being established by well respected surveyor John Cohen in 1946. Cohen & Associates Pty Ltd is owned and directed by Adrian Fairfield, a Registered Land Surveyor and RPAS Pilot.

We maintain a permanent office in Launceston and provide a full range of land and aerial surveying and planning consultancy services throughout the State. We make regular visits to Flinders Island and can assist with any surveying and subdivision matters on the Island.

Experienced Staff

Our staff has extensive experience in all areas of surveying including cadastral surveys, engineering detail, construction surveys, geodetic control surveys and strata title.

Our personnel undertake professional development programs in all facets of the industry to ensure we are able to offer the best possible service to our clients which is evidenced by the high number of repeat clients.

Best-in-Class Technology

Cohen and Associates Pty Ltd operate with the best available surveying equipment and software including Robotic Total Stations and RTK GPS. Equipment is subject to regular certification and calibration.  We also use the most current and powerful surveying, project management and time management software which helps ensure our clients' projects are consistently completed on-time with professional results in a cost effective manner.  Survey data can be supplied in all recognised formats including PDF AutoCAD etc.

We apply routine internal quality assurance procedures to ensure all work is completed to the highest standard.  We hold appropriate insurances including general liability, professional indemnity and workers compensation.

Whatever you need, we've got it covered

Cohen & Associates comprises three senior surveyors, a draftsman, survey assistant, administration officer, contract planners, contract engineers and we’re able to assist our clients liaise with all other relevant professionals including  legal and conveyancing, Geotechnical, contract supervision, valuation and agricultural management fields.

Key Personnel

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Adrian Fairfield

Director & Registered Land Surveyor

0408 314 633

  • Bachelor of Geomatics (University of Tasmania 2000)
  • Registered Land Surveyor & RPAS pilot

Adrian has been with the company since 2000 and has been the owner since 2010.

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Sebastian Verbeeten

  • Bachelor of Geomatics
  • Registered Land Surveyor

Sebastian has been with the company since 2004.

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Melissa Perry

Mel has been with the company since 2023 and is able to assist with most general enquiries and all administration and account matters.

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Rhys Manning

Graduate Surveyor

Rhys has been part of our team since 2015 having

completed Bachelor of Surveying & Spatial Sciences

& Graduate Diploma of Land Surveying.