In 1862, the Real Property Act established a system whereby owners had the ability to convert land granted prior to 1863 over to Real Property Act title. This is done by a Primary Application.
What are Primary Application Packets?
In addition to a Primary Application Document Request, the public can request to access a Primary Application Packet. Primary Application Packets are an important resource for researchers due to the amount of information that can be derived from the documentation required to support a Primary Application. Dependent on the conversion system, this documentation can include;
In a Primary Application, documentation is also required to be supplied as evidence to prove title. These may include;
Where can I access Primary Application Packets?
Currently the only place to view Primary Application Packets is in the Western Sydney Reading Room of the NSW LRS.