The following resources should be referred to when naming or renaming schools and/or school campuses.
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
- Naming rules for places in Victoria – Statutory requirements for naming roads, features and localities – (Naming rules) — includes step-by-step information on naming, renaming or changing the boundaries of roads, features and localities in Victoria.
- Quick guide for schools – (an excerpt of the Naming rules) outlines the key naming principles that apply to Victorian government schools.
- VicNames – the Register of Geographic – used to assist naming authorities to ensure a proposed name will not be a duplicate. School and/or corporate staff involved in the naming process should check the site when considering any proposed school or campus name.
Entity Register (staff login required) – provides accurate, up-to-date details on Victorian schools, kindergartens and maternal and child health centres. School and/or corporate staff involved in the naming process should check the site when considering any proposed school or campus name.
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Reviewed 01 March 2022