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Roads Regulation 2018

The Roads Regulation 2018 outlines the process Roads Authorities must follow when naming public roads in NSW. This document can be found listed alphabetically under Regulations in force at the NSW Legislation website.

Under section 7 of this document, a roads authority that proposes to name or rename a road must:

a) publish notice of the proposal in a local newspaper or on the roads authority's website, and

b) serve notice of its proposal on the following persons or bodies:

Person or Body Address
Surveyor General The Secretary
Geographical Names Board
PO Box 143
Bathurst NSW 2795
Registrar General Office of the Registrar General
Level 3, Records Wing
1 Prince Albert Road
Queens Square
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia Post The Manager
PO Box 316
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
NSW Ambulance Service Chief Executive
Ambulance Service of NSW
Locked Bag 105
Rozelle NSW 2039
Fire and Rescue NSW Specialised Operations
Fire and Rescue NSW
PO Box A249
Sydney South NSW 1232
NSW Rural Fire Service Manager Operational Customer Service
NSW Rural Fire Service
Locked Bag 17
Granville NSW 2142
NSW Police Force Commander
Local Police Station
State Emergency Service E:
State Headquarters
T: 02 4251 6600
New South Wales Volunteer Rescue Association Incorporated The Secretary
NSW Volunteer Rescue Association
Narrandera NSW 2700
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) - for classified roads i.e. roads classified under the Roads Act 1993. Regional Manager
Roads and Maritime Services

RMS Sydney Region
PO Box 973
Parramatta NSW 2124

RMS Hunter Region
Locked Bag 30
Newcastle NSW 2300

RMS Northern Region
PO Box 576
Grafton NSW 2460

RMS Western Region
PO Box 334
Parkes NSW 2870

RMS Southern Region
PO Box 477
Wollongong NSW 2500

RMS South West Region
PO Box 484
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650


For more information see the NSW Address policies and guidelines.

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