Naming our places and spaces

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What’s in a name? Place names (toponyms, or geographic nomenclature) provide us with a reliable method of identifying a location.

They provide us with a sense of belonging and define what we value.

The City is developing a policy on the naming of parks, reserves, streets and infrastructure, to ensure a consistent approach, and provide a clear framework and guidelines.

The City of Kalamunda wants to know what you think?


Do you need to know more about the legislation and regulations affecting naming our places and spaces?

See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) tab to learn more.

Note: Proposed names are submitted to the Geographic Names Committee (GNC), based at Landgate, who have the responsibility of collecting, approving and registering place names in Western Australia.*

*Ref: Policy and Standards for Geographic Naming in Western Australia.


Have your say by completing the survey below extended until 13 November 2020.

What’s in a name? Place names (toponyms, or geographic nomenclature) provide us with a reliable method of identifying a location.

They provide us with a sense of belonging and define what we value.

The City is developing a policy on the naming of parks, reserves, streets and infrastructure, to ensure a consistent approach, and provide a clear framework and guidelines.

The City of Kalamunda wants to know what you think?


Do you need to know more about the legislation and regulations affecting naming our places and spaces?

See our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) tab to learn more.

Note: Proposed names are submitted to the Geographic Names Committee (GNC), based at Landgate, who have the responsibility of collecting, approving and registering place names in Western Australia.*

*Ref: Policy and Standards for Geographic Naming in Western Australia.


Have your say by completing the survey below extended until 13 November 2020.

  • Place names (toponyms, or geographic nomenclature) provide us with a reliable method of identifying a location. 

    They provide us with a sense of belonging and define what we value.

    The City is developing a policy on the naming of parks, reserves, streets and infrastructure, to ensure a consistent approach, and provide a clear framework and guidelines.

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