Canberra District Geographical Indication

Canberra District (region)

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication "Canberra District" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 9 February 1998 in response to a direction received by the Registrar from the Presiding Member of the Geographical Indications Committee acting under Section 40Z of the WAC Act 1980.

GI area boundaries:

Yass topographic map (Cadastral Overprint)Scale 1:50,000Sheet 8628-SFirst EditionDrawn, printed and published by the Land Information Centre, NSW Department of Land from photogrammetric manuscripts supplied by the Royal Australian Survey Corps. Aerial photography 1973Printing 1976

Binalong topographic map
(Cadastral overprint) 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 8628-I & IV 
First edition 
Drawn, printed and published by the Land Information Centre, NSW Department of Land from photogrammetric manuscripts supplied by the Royal Australian 
Survey corps. 
Aerial photography 1973 
Printing 1976

Dalton topographic map 
(Cadastral overprint) 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 8728-I & IV 
First edition 
Drawn, printed and published by the Land Information Centre, NSW Department of Land from photogrammetric manuscripts supplied by the Royal Australian 
Survey corps. 
Aerial photography 1973

Crookwell topographic map  
(Cadastral overprint) 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 8729-II & III 
First edition 
Drawn, printed and published by the Land Information Centre, NSW Department of Land from photogrammetric manuscripts supplied by the Royal Australian 
Survey corps. 
Aerial photography 1973 
Printing 1976

Kingsdale topographic map 
(Cadastral orint) 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8828-IV-S 
Second edition 
Production: Central Mapping Authority of NSW 
Aerial photography 1978 
Printing 1983

Goulburn topographic map 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 8828 3 
Series R753 
Edition 1-AAS 
Produced by the Royal Australian Survey Corps under the direction of the Chief of the General Staff. 
Reprint by the Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1985.

Canberra topographic map 
Scale 1:250,000 
Sheet SI 55-16 
Edition 1 
Published by authority of the Minister for Resources & Energy 
Produced by the Division of National Mapping 
Printed by C J Thompson - Commonwealth Government printer, 1985

GI textual description:

The Geographical Indication "CANBERRA DISTRICT" is located within the zone Southern New South Wales, partly within the State of New South Wales, and partly within the Australian Capital Territory. The beginning point of the boundary is located on Map Yass (Sheet 8628-S) at grid reference 390366, a point on the Murrumbidgee River being the intersection of the boundaries of the Gundagai, Demondrille and Goodradigbee Shires, thence following the western boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire in a generally northerly direction to edge of map at 438535; on to Map Binalong (Sheet 8628-I & IV) at grid reference 438535 and continue generally northerly along the western boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire until it reaches the intersection of the boundaries of the Demondrille, Boorowa and Goodradigbee Shires at grid reference 516763, and thence continue in a generally easterly direction following the northern boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire until it reaches the intersection of the boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire with that of the Gunning Shire at grid reference 784645 and thence along the boundary of the Gunning Shire generally northerly until it reaches edge of map at grid reference 836787; on to Map Dalton (Sheet 8728-I & IV) at grid reference 835771 and continue in a generally northerly direction along the western boundary of the Gunning Shire to edge of map at grid reference 846806; on to Map Crookwell (Sheet 8729-II & III) at grid reference 846806, thence continue north along the western boundary of Gunning Shire to its intersection with the boundaries of the Gunning, Boorawa and Crookwell Shires on the Lachlan River at grid reference 911897, thence along the eastern boundary of the Gunning Shire first in a generally easterly then southerly direction to edge of map at grid reference 933804; on to Map Dalton (Sheet 8728-I & IV) at grid reference 933804 and continue in an generally easterly direction along the northern boundary of the Gunning Shire to its junction with the Mulwaree Shire at grid reference 242708, thence continue along the Gunning Shire boundary in a generally southerly and then easterly direction to the edge of map at grid reference 290600; on to Map Kingsdale (Sheet 8828-IV-S) at grid reference 291599, thence continue in a generally south easterly direction along the northern boundary of the Gunning Shire until it reaches the eastern most point of the Gunning Shire on the Wollondilly River just north of "Merrilla" at grid reference 311579, thence due east in a straight line for a distance of about 1km to grid reference 321578 and then generally southerly in a straight line to edge of map at grid reference 319517; on to Map Goulburn (Sheet 8828 3) at grid reference 319517, thence continue generally southerly in a straight line to edge of map at grid reference 310240; on to Map Canberra (Sheet SI 55-16) at grid reference 310240, thence continue generally southerly in the same straight line to grid reference 295590, thence in a straight line west to grid reference 810605 adjacent to Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station, thence north west in a straight line to the Burrinjuck Dam wall at grid reference 445252, thence west following the western boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire which follows the Murrumbidgee River to edge of map at grid reference 424257; on to Map Yass (Sheet 8628-S) at grid reference 424257 which is the boundary of the Goodradigbee Shire and following the Shire boundary in northerly direction to intersection of the Shire boundaries of Gundagai, Demondrille and Goodradigbee - the starting point at grid reference 390365.