Caboolture electronic distance measurement (EDM) baseline

Baseline status


Reporting problems

Contact the Regional Calibration Officer (listed below under 'contacts') as soon as possible if any of the following information is incorrect or to report any problems with the baseline.


The Caboolture baseline is located on the western side and adjacent to Dances Rd (between Dances Rd and the fenced railway line), 2km north of the Department of Resources and council offices in the town centre. Pillar 0 is at the northern end of the baseline, opposite the baseball grounds. Pillar 6 is just north of the D'Aguilar Hwy/North Coast Railway overpass.


Bookings are made through Moreton Bay Regional Council. The pillar bolts can be collected from the Caboolture council office reception desk in the town centre.


Type: 7 station Schwendener. Stations are concrete pillars.

Datum RL: The datum plane is based on reduced level (RL) 0.0 metres. RLs for the stations are derived from station 0 - permanent survey mark (PSM) 141489.

Alignment: Base alignment is from station 0 to 6. Offsets are negative to the left and positive to the right of the line viewed from station 0.


Station # 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
PSM # 141489 199607 199608 199609 199610 199611 141490


  • Moreton Bay Regional Council office is open from 8:30am-5:00pm. Contact the council to arrange times outside these hours.
  • The original baseline (station 0 - PSM42855 and station 6 - PSM42856) was destroyed in 2007 and reconstructed about 16m east of the old baseline in early 2008 to make way for the North Coast Railway.
  • Vehicular use of the access track alongside the baseline is permitted in dry weather conditions only and for speeds less than 30km/h.
  • Vehicles must not drive across the table drain. Access the pillars via the pipe crossings only.
  • Work health and safety (WHS) and Working in Proximity to Traffic requirements must be observed by placing appropriate signage.

Regulation 13 certificate


Regional Calibration Officer

Steve Hughes
Department of Resources
L1 AVC Building
14 Edgewater Court

Phone: (07) 5626 6824 or 0418 732 982

Moreton Bay Regional Council

2 Hasking Street

Greg Williams
Phone: (07) 3480 6242 or 0438 108 591

Reception Desk
Phone: (07) 3205 0555


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