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Current place name proposals

Job number 19-017: Dundula Creek

Proposal: Change the name of Black Gin Creek to Dundula Creek (pronounced 'doon-doo-la').
Local government: Rockhampton Regional
Additional information: This proposal addresses concern around the continued use of the name Black Gin Creek as it is considered derogatory to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and others in the community.
Proposed: 12 June 2020
Closing date for comments: 14 August 2020
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1404 (PDF 647.1KB)

Job number 16-073: Marathon

Proposal: To create the new locality of Marathon and alter the locality boundaries of Stamford and Dutton River.
Local government: Flinders Shire
Additional information: This proposal addresses community concerns around confusion with addressing in the provision of essential services.
Proposed: 15 May 2020
Closing date for comments: 17 July 2020
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1375 (PDF, 577KB)

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)