Development of Proposed New Place Names Legislation

​​​The Minister for Primary Industries and Water has endorsed development of proposed new place names legislation with a view to modernising the administrative processes of official place naming.

An issues paper has been developed to promote the case for new legislation and to canvas views on a number of issues and options. Submissions were invited on the issues paper.

Submissions are being reviewed, and will inform development of the proposed legislation.

  Place Names Act Issues Paper   (612Kb)

The outcomes and recommendations of this consultation process will be reflected in a Stakeholder and Community Consultation Report which will be made publically available.


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