Topographic Maps

Topographic maps are a detailed graphic representation of the earth’s surface features such as contours, waterways, roads, buildings, place names, points of interest, vegetation, selected administrative boundaries and more.

These maps are widely used across the community from bush walking and recreational purposes through to planning and development and are an essential tool for emergency services during disaster management and recovery. 

Spatial Services provides open access to reliable accurate topographic maps via our online services. 

Topographic GeoPDF Maps

The Georeferenced PDF Topographic Map Series is a series of auto-generated topographic maps of NSW in a layered GeoPDF format. These maps are generated from Spatial Service’s Foundation Spatial Data Framework (FSDF). The maps represent the state’s topographic features, including contours, streams, roads, buildings, place names, points of interest, vegetation, selected administrative boundaries and more. The GeoPDF Topographic Map Series have auto generated text placement and provides updated production dates GeoPDF Topographic Map Series is updated annually and is ideal for use in GPS systems, smart phones and tablets.

Spatial Services offers the Topographic GeoPDF Maps as a Free Download from the Spatial Collaboration Portal

To download Topographic GeoPDF Maps: 

  • Access the Spatial Map Viewer on the Spatial Collaboration Portal  
  • Select the GeoPDF Download layer from the Layer List Widget
  • Search for, then click on, an address or place 
  • Open the map preview by clicking the image 
  • Download and save PDF

Future Topographic Maps

DCS Spatial Services are working on a new improved digital centric product to provide to the community Our team are currently collating user requirements and will be creating a new product that will carry us into the future. If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback on the current and future state of the Topographic Map Product, please contact our team – ss-sds@customerservice.nsw.gov.au 

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