VIC Names Roadshow 2008


VICNAMES roadshow invite (PDF document, 2,857KB)

VICNAMES, the online Register of Geographic Names in Victoria, has been upgraded.

The new website has improved functions for naming authorities and for the first time historical information on place names can be submitted and searched by public users.

Historical Content Administrators have been appointed to approve, edit or reject historical information.

To demonstrate the improved VICNAMES site, the Registrar of Geographic Names, John Tulloch, cenvened a series of workshops around the state.

The Registrar was joined by Leonie Parkinson from auCD, who will talk about how communities can register their geographic domain name for a community website portal.

Attendees learnt more about auCD and submitting and searching historical place name information online. There was also the opportunity for naming authorities to brush-up their knowledge on naming processes in Victoria.


          VICNAMES roadshow Melbourne


The following roadshow events were scheduled:


  • 5th May, 12 - 2pm @ Hoddle and Archer Rooms, Land Victoria, Level 16, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne.
  • 12th May, 12 - 2pm @ Foyer Room, Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt St, Ballarat.
  • 14th May, 12 - 2pm @ Sandhurst Room, BEST Employment, 26-28 St Andrews Avenue, Bendigo
  • 16th May, 12 - 2pm @ Marrow Theatrette, The Geelong Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong.
  • 21st May, 11.30 - 1.30pm @ Reception Room, Warrnambool City Council, 25 Liebig Street, Warnambool
  • 22nd May, 12 - 2pm @ Horsham Council Reception Room, 18 Roberts Avenue, Horsham
  • 26th May, 12 - 2pm @ CFA Rooms, crn Fitzroy Street and Wyndham Streets, Kerang
  • 27th May, 12 - 2pm @ Benalla Performing Arts and Convention Centre, 57 Samaria Rd, Benalla
  • 2nd June, 12 - 2pm @ Function Room, Latrobe Council Offices, Kay Street, Traralgon