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Recent place name decisions

Job number 15-167: Quetta, Mistake Creek and Peak Vale

Proposal: Alter the boundaries of the localities of Mistake Creek and Peak Vale to create a new locality of Quetta.
Local government: Isaac Regional
Additional information: To rectify issues with the delivery of essential services. Quetta is derived from an old parish name for the area.
Decided: 16 February 2018
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1359 (PDF, 1.2MB), Decision plan QPN1359 (PDF, 1.2MB)

Job number 16-032: Stones Corner, Greenslopes and Coorparoo

Proposal: Alter the boundaries of the suburbs of Greenslopes and Coorparoo to create a new suburb of Stones Corner
Local government: Brisbane City
Additional information: The name Stones Corner originated from James Stone who operated a ginger beer shop from 1875 at the corner of Logan Road and Old Cleveland Road. Stones Corner is a well-known place name that is in common usage and has been recognised historically for more than 100 years. Upgrading the status of Stones Corner from a neighbourhood to a suburb will remove confusion about its location, as new neighbourhoods are no longer recorded as areas used for addressing and location purposes under place naming policies. It has been demonstrated that there is a need, and community support, for the decision.
Decided: 28 October 2017
Attachments: Decision plan QPN1378 (PDF, 759KB)

Job number 15-063: Catalina Rock

Proposal: Name a rock as Catalina Rock
Local government: Cairns Regional
Additional information: The feature is adjacent to Russell Island in North Queensland. The name Catalina Rock was proposed to commemorate the flight and ground crews of the Royal Australian Air Force and United States Navy Catalina Squadrons based in North Queensland during World War Two. The remains of an RAAF Squadron Catalina A24-25 aircraft were discovered east of the Frankland Islands Group between Russell Island and Flora Reef in August 2013.
Decided: 24 November 2017
Attachments: Decision plan QPN1321 (PDF, 716KB)

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16 February 2018
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