VICNAMES holds over 45,000 place names and over 200,000 road
names such as mountains, rivers, transport infrastructure, parks, reserves,
forests, bounded localities, roads, streets and lanes.
The Register has the capacity to hold 342 separate feature types and 153
individual road types. Records within VICNAMES may have historical information
attached, there are over 12,000 geographic features and road names that have
historical information associated to them. VICNAMES as Victoria's register of
geographic place names forms part of the national gazetteer which is hosted by
GeoScience Australia and updated yearly. Data from VICNAMES or the National
Gazetter maybe downloaded at any time.