Placenames Tasmania

​​​​Placenames Tasmania contains the authoritative register of place names in Tasmania together with other accepted names intended for delivery on TASMAP, LIST data and mapping products.

Placenames Tasmania includes the system for processing the stages of the naming of features, including the inclusion onto Nomenclature Board meetings and publishing through the Government Gazette as required.

Placenames Tasmania can also be accessed by the public for obtaining information on the location of features together with historical information on the name.

Within Placenames Tasmania, the location of features will be managed through spatial location and extent of feature.

Placenames Tasmania is available at:

New Version Released. 

Land Tasmania has released an upgraded version of Placenames Tasmania in August 2019. The new version is web service enabled, meaning you can now bring the place names into your own GIS or webmap viewer, and introduces a change to the Place Name field.

Use the below link for information on the enhancements.

  User Documentation   (311Kb)​

Use the below link for assistance in accessing the web services.​​​

  REST endoint User Notes   (167Kb)


Nomenclature Board (Secretary)
134 Macquarie Street
Phone: 03 6165 4112