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Current place name proposals

Job number 19-027: Yaraka

Proposal: To create the new locality of Yaraka (pronounced ‘Yar-rack-a’) and alter the locality boundaries of Isisford.
Local government: Longreach Regional
Additional information: This proposal addresses community concerns around confusion with addressing, provision of postal services and to reinstate historical connections.
Proposed: 14 May 2021
Closing date for comments: 16 July 2021
Decided: Decision pending
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1404 (PDF, 1.23MB)

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)