Victoria’s procedures and principles for naming, renaming and adjusting the boundaries of geographic features, localities and roads are set out in the Guidelines for Geographic Names 2010 Version 2 (in accordance with Part 2 of the Geographic Place Names Act 1998).
VICNAMES is the state's
official Register of Geographic Names. It contains more than 200,000 place
names including cities, towns, suburbs, regions, roads, landscape features,
recreational reserves, transport stations, schools, hospitals, national parks,
forests, reserves and tracks. It is free to search place names and add
The Registrar of
Geographic Names is responsible
for recording place names and maintains VICNAMES.