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NSW Place Name Policy 2018 (PDF 269.8 KB)
Published: 05 Nov 2018

NSW Place Name Policy

GNB Place Naming Process (PDF 150.4 KB)
Published: 19 Dec 2018

A fact sheet explaining the GNB place naming process.

Place name application fact sheet and form (PDF 187.3 KB)
Published: 18 Dec 2018

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 605.5 KB)
Published: 18 Dec 2018

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 105.7 KB)
Published: 11 Jan 2019

Descriptions of values used in Geographical Names Register.

Glossary of designation values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 144.5 KB)
Published: 11 Jan 2019

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

NSW Online Road Naming System (PDF 219.7 KB)
Published: 17 Dec 2018

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

Guidelines for the determination of place names (PDF 103.9 KB)
Published: 01 Nov 2018

A list of key place name principles.

Dual naming supporting cultural recognition (PDF 117.1 KB)
Published: 01 Nov 2018

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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