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Place Naming Fact sheets

Geographical Names Board place naming video (Video 7.9 MB)
Published: 26 Feb 2021

Place Naming Video

Offensive place names (PDF 179.2 KB)
Published: 27 Jan 2021

This fact sheet explains what to do if you find a place name offensive.

Naming a place (PDF 145.0 KB)
Published: 27 Jan 2021

A fact sheet explaining the GNB place naming process.

Commemorative naming fact sheet (PDF 102.3 KB)
Published: 31 Jan 2020

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

Glossary of status values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 106.6 KB)
Published: 11 Feb 2020

Descriptions of values used in Geographical Names Register.

Glossary of designation values in the Geographic Names Register (PDF 152.6 KB)
Published: 11 Feb 2020

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

Guidelines for the determination of place names (PDF 107.3 KB)
Published: 29 Jan 2020

A list of key place name principles.

Dual naming supporting cultural recognition (PDF 117.0 KB)
Published: 31 Jan 2020

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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