State laws govern the naming of places in South Australia.

A place is any:

  • area
  • region
  • locality
  • city
  • suburb
  • town
  • township or settlement
  • geographical or topographical feature.

It includes:

  • railway station
  • hospital
  • school
  • other place or building that is, or is likely to be, of public or historical interest.

Page last updated 1 June 2022

Provided by:
Government of South Australia
URL:
https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/planning-and-property/land-and-property-development/suburb-road-and-place-names/geographical-names-guidelines/what-is-a-place
Last Updated:
01/06/22
Printed on:
03/07/22
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