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Place name application fact sheet and form (PDF 112.8 KB)
Published: 18 Jan 2016

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 108.0 KB)
Published: 18 Jan 2016

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

Glossary of status values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 65.9 KB)
Published: 21 Jul 2015

Descriptions of values used in Geographical Names Register.

Glossary of designation values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 493.6 KB)
Published: 15 Jul 2015

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

NSW Online Road Naming System (PDF 309.7 KB)
Published: 29 Jun 2015

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

Guidelines for the determination of place names (PDF 68.7 KB)
Published: 18 Mar 2013

These guidelines were endorsed by the Geographical Names Board on 17 October 1996.

Dual naming supporting cultural recognition (PDF 80.1 KB)
Published: 18 Mar 2013

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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