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Recent place name decisions

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.
Decided: 2 October 2020
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1404 (PDF 647.1KB), Decision plan QPN1404 (PDF 516KB)

Job number 19-068: Bullawarra, Bulloo Downs, Cameron Corner, Dynevor, Noccundra, Nockatunga, Norley, Thargomindah

Proposal: Alter the boundaries of the localities of Bulloo Downs, Cameron Corner and Thargomindah; discontinue the names of the localities of Dynevor, Norley and Bullawarra; and change the name of the locality of Nockatunga to Noccundra.
Local government: Bulloo Shire
Additional information: This proposal addresses community concerns around confusion with addressing in the provision of essential services.
Decided: 17 April 2020.
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1403 (PDF, 645KB), Decision plan QPN1403 (PDF, 636KB)

Job number 18-115: The Gemfields

Proposal: Create three new localities of Anakie Siding, Sapphire Central and Rubyvale; discontinue the name of the locality of The Gemfields; and alter the localities of Argyll, Emerald, Gindie, Lochington and Minerva.
Local government: Central Highlands Regional
Additional information: This proposal addresses community concerns around confusion with addressing in the provision of essential services and to reinstate historical connections.
Decided: 17 April 2020.
Attachments: Proposal plan QPN1401 (PDF, 962KB), Decision plan QPN1401 (PDF, 1.1MB)