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GNB Place Naming Process (PDF 209.6 KB)
Published: 09 Aug 2017

A fact sheet explaining the GNB place naming process.

NSW Place Name Policies (PDF 219.2 KB)
Published: 19 Jun 2017

Outlines the GNB policy for place naming in NSW.

Place name application fact sheet and form (PDF 109.6 KB)
Published: 27 Apr 2017

This fact sheet and interactive form are to be used by individuals, private organisations and government authorities to submit a proposal to assign a geographical name.

Commemorative naming fact sheet and form (PDF 104.2 KB)
Published: 16 Jun 2017

This fact sheet and interactive form provides information about assigning names to places and natural features.

Glossary of status values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 65.9 KB)
Published: 11 May 2016

Descriptions of values used in Geographical Names Register.

Glossary of designation values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 108.4 KB)
Published: 19 Jun 2017

Lists designation values to terms used in the Geographical Names Register.

NSW Online Road Naming System (PDF 309.7 KB)
Published: 11 May 2016

This fact sheet provides an overview of the NSW Online Road Naming System.

Guidelines for the determination of place names (PDF 69.1 KB)
Published: 19 Jun 2017

A list of key place name principles.

Dual naming supporting cultural recognition (PDF 81.5 KB)
Published: 19 Jun 2017

Relying on community involvement, a dual name can be assigned where there is strong evidence, in the form of written or oral tradition, of a pre-existing Indigenous place name.

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