Vicmap Features - VICNAMES Place Name Register Point

Part of the Vicmap Features of Interest dataset series. This layer is derived from the Register of Geographic Names.

Named locations desribed in this layer include town names, buildings/structures and place names in general.These locations are stored as named points. The layers primary function is to support production of map annotation and as a general reference for localities.

The Register is the primary reference for official names and their applications. The Register holds the status of names (e.g. official; official alternative; official historical; etc). To provide the official legal name of a place or feature or asset as in section 18 of the Geographic Place Names Act 1998.

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Additional Information

Field Value
Published (Metadata Record) 24/11/2022
Last updated 26/05/2024
Organisation Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Category Spatial Data
Full metadata URL https://metashare.maps.vic.gov.au/geonetwork/srv/api/records/54322f3a-6c06-5c48-831c-45214f6d6aa0/formatters/sdm-html?root=html&output=html