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Biographical entry Hocking, David Roy (Dave) (1920 - 2000)

Born
18 August 1920
Died
14 november 2000
Occupation
Surveyor and Cartographer

Summary

David Roy (Dave) Hocking was responsible for surveying and mapping much of Australia during his thirty-seven years service with the Commonwealth Government Department of National Mapping (NATMAP). He also served on many industry bodies and was Australia's representative at many major international congresses and committees. After his retirement from the Department in 1985 Hocking joined the Association of Aerial Surveyors, Australia Inc. (AASA). He gave a further twelve years service there and became executive director of AASA.

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1936
Career position - Junior Draftsman with Woodall-Duckham, Civil Engineers
1940 - c. 1945
Career position - War service with the Australian Imperial Force
1948
Career position - Field Assistant Surveyor with the Commonwealth Government Department of National Mapping (NATMAP)
1949 - 1953
Career position - Survey Computer then Surveyor with the OIC Field Operations section of NATMAP
1953 - 1966
Career position - Draftsman (photogrammetric) with NATMAP
1958
Education - Certificate of Lithography completed at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1962
Career position - Studied photogrammetry at the University of Melbourne
1965 - ?
Career position - Inaugural Secretary of the Australian Photogrammetric and Remote Sensing Society
1965
Education - Associate Diploma in Cartography completed at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1966 - 1969
Career position - Chief Draftsman with the OIC Photogrammetric Drafting Branch
1969 - 1980
Career position - Surveyor with Technical Services, Special Projects, Compilation Development, NATMAP
1970
Associate Diploma in Land Surveying completed at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1980 - 1985
Career position - Chief Project Surveyor with NATMAP
1989
Career position - Certificate of Competency in Surveying completed and became a registered surveyor

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