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Current place name proposals

Job number 18-017: Mayfly Creek

Proposal: To name a tributary of Oxley Creek as Mayfly Creek
Local government: Brisbane City
Additional information: The subject creek appears to be well-known in the Oxley community and formally naming the watercourse would assist the Oxley Creek Catchment Association with planning land care maintenance projects.
Proposed: 29 June 2018
Closing date for comments: 31 August 2018
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1394 (PDF, 810KB)

Job number 17-057: Berrinba/Kingston/Marsden

Proposal: Alter the boundaries of Berrinba, Kingston and Marsden
Local government: Logan City
Additional information: An area of Marsden to the north of Berrinba Wetlands and adjoining the suburb boundary of Berrinba is subject to urban development and the community interest of this estate is reportedly more aligned to Berrinba.
Proposed: 29 June 2018
Closing date for comments: 31 August 2018
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1393 (PDF, 1.1MB)

Job number 17-050: Longreach

Proposal: Alter the boundary of the locality of Longreach and discontinue the localities of Vergemont, Tocal, Ernestina, Camoola, Chorregon, Maneroo and Morella.
Local government: Longreach Regional Council
Additional information: This proposal is aiming to address community concerns around confusion with addressing in the provision of services.
Proposed: 29 September 2017
Closing date for comments: 1 December 2017
Decided:
Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1380 (PDF, 640.4KB)

Job number 17-012: Lake Koongarra

Proposal: Name a lake as Lake Koongarra
Local government: Mareeba Shire
Additional information: The lake is located on Mount Mulligan Range about 90 kilometres west of Mareeba. Mount Mulligan Range, also known as Ngarrabullgan, is a sacred place for the area’s traditional owners, the Kuku Djungan People and is recognised at a state and national level for its cultural significance. According to Kuku Djungan tradition the lake is home to a malicious spirit, ‘Eekoo’, and the Djungan People approach the lake and Mount Mulligan with caution.
Proposed: 16 February 2018
Closing date for comments: 20 April 2018
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1376 (PDF, 650.8 KB)

Job number 16-082: Ballards Hill

Proposal: Name a Hill as Ballards Hill
Local government: Brisbane City
Additional information: The Ballards were a pioneering family who owned land on the western slope of the subject hill. The family has a deep history with the area and have played a large role within the community for more than 100 years.
Proposed: 18 May 2018
Closing date for comments: 20 July 2018
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1391 (PDF, 628KB)

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29 June 2018
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