Coonawarra Geographical Indication

Coonawarra (region)

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication "Coonawarra" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 6 January 2003 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:

Struan topographic map
(Cadastral overprint) 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 7023-1 
Second edition 
Published by authority of the Minister of Lands. 
Prepared under the direction of the Surveyor General. 
Photolithography D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, 1986.

Penola topographic map 
(Cadastral overprint) 
Scale 1:50,000 
Sheet 7023-2 
Second edition 
Published by authority of the Minister of Lands. 
Prepared under the direction of the Surveyor General. 
Photolithography D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, 1986.

GI textual description:

The Geographical Indication "Coonawarra" is located within the zone “Limestone Coast”, within the State of South Australia, Australia.

The starting point of the boundary is located on Map Struan (Sheet 7023-1) at grid reference VD821877, being the north western corner of section PT25 Hundred of Joanna, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundaries of sections PT25, PT24, 21, 20, 18 and 50 Hundred of Joanna to the western boundary of Riddoch Highway at grid reference VD845877, then proceeds north westerly along the western boundary of Riddoch Highway to grid reference VD840895, then proceeds north easterly in a straight line to grid reference VD841896 on the western boundary of section PT44 Hundred of Joanna (coincides with the western junction of new allotments 104 and 105 of Deposited Plan 57409 Hundred of Joanna), then proceeds south easterly in a straight line (along the northern boundary of allotment 104 Hundred of Joanna) to grid reference VD844895 (the north eastern corner of allotment 104 Hundred of Joanna), then proceeds south south easterly in a straight line (along the northern boundary of allotment 104 Hundred of Joanna) to the western boundary of section 475 Hundred of Joanna at grid reference VD844894, then proceeds south westerly along the western boundaries of sections 475 and 476 Hundred of Joanna to the northern boundary of section 16 Hundred of Joanna at grid reference VD855868, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of section 16 Hundred of Joanna to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 16 Hundred of Joanna at grid reference VD858868, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundary of section 16 Hundred of Joanna to its junction with the northern boundary of section 15 Hundred of Joanna at grid reference VD858862, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of section 15 Hundred of Joanna to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 15 Hundred Joanna at grid reference VD864862, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 15 and 14 Hundred of Joanna to the north eastern corner of section 2 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD864852, then proceeds south south easterly along the eastern boundaries of sections 2 and 1 Hundred of Comaum (being the western boundary of the Glen Roy Conservation Park) to its junction with the southern boundary of the Glen Roy Conservation Park at grid reference VD867833, then proceeds east south easterly along the southern boundary of the Glen Roy Conservation Park to the vehicular track at grid reference VD877831, then proceeds south easterly along the vehicular track along the eastern boundaries of sections 392 and 52 to Comaum Forest Road at grid reference VD888813, then proceeds north easterly along Comaum Forest Road to grid reference VD892817 on the northern boundary of section 272 Hundred of Comaum (the north west corner of the parcel of land in the new allotment 749 FP191311), then proceeds south easterly in a straight line (along the northern boundary of allotment 749 FP191311) to grid reference VD895815, then proceeds north easterly in a straight line (along the northern boundary of allotment 749 FP191311) to the junction of the northern boundary of parcel of land in allotment 749 FP191311 and section 271 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD902817, then proceeds southerly along the western boundary of section 271 Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the southern boundary of section 271 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD902809, then proceeds westerly along the northern boundary of section 269 Hundred of Comaum (coincides with the new allotment 2 of DP 43219) to the junction of allotments 1 and 2 on DP 43219 at grid reference VD898809, then proceeds southerly in a straight line along the boundary of allotments 1 and 2 on DP 43219 to the Comaum School Road at grid reference VD898798, then proceeds easterly along the Comaum School Road to the south western corner of section 270 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD905798, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of section 270 Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the northern boundary of section 270 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD905809, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of section 270 Hundred of Comaum to the north eastern corner of section 270 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD916809, then proceeds south easterly along the eastern boundary of section 270 Hundred of Comaum to grid reference VD922803, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of sections 325 and 315 Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the western boundary of section 363 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD932803, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of section 363 Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the northern boundary of section 363 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD932806, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of section 363 Hundred of Comaum to Comaum Wrattonbully Road at grid reference VD942805, then proceeds generally northerly along Comaum Wrattonbully Road to its junction with Neales Road at grid reference VD944816, then proceeds generally south easterly along Neales Road to the South Australia Victoria border at grid reference VD973801, then proceeds southerly along the South Australia Victoria border to the edge of the map at grid reference VD974774; On to Map Penola (Sheet 7023-2) at grid reference VD974774, then proceeds southerly along the South Australia Victoria border to its intersection with the Penola to Dergholm road at grid reference VD975669, then proceeds south of westerly along the Penola to Dergholm road to its junction with the vehicular track at grid reference VD944661, then proceeds south westerly along the vehicular track to the north eastern corner of section 132 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD939653, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundary of section 132 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the southern boundary of section 132 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD939633, then proceeds westerly along the southern boundary of section 132 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 541 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD929633, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 541 and 381 Hundred of Penola to Shephers Lane at grid reference VD929616, then proceeds westerly along Shephers Lane to the north eastern corner of section 458 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD926616, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundary of section 458 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the southern boundary of section 458 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD926603, then proceeds generally westerly along the southern boundary of section 458 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 530 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD913605, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 530 and 442 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the southern boundary of section 442 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD914577, then proceeds westerly along the southern boundary of section 442 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the north eastern corner of section 444 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD905577, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundary of section 444 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the southern boundary of section 444 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD905559, then proceeds westerly along the southern boundary of section 444 Hundred of Penola to the junction with Three Mile Lane at grid reference VD889559, then proceeds north westerly along Three Mile Lane to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 449 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD875567, then proceeds south westerly along the eastern boundary of section 449 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the southern boundary of section 449 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD869556, then proceeds west north westerly along the southern boundary of section 449 Hundred of Penola to the north eastern corner of section 429 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD864558, then proceeds south westerly along the eastern boundaries of sections 429, 428, 427, 426, 425, 424, 423, 422, 421 and 420 Hundred of Penola to the south eastern corner of section 420 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD858533, then proceeds westerly along the southern boundaries of sections 420, 240, 440 and 547 Hundred of Penola to its junction with the western boundary of section 547 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD816533, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of the Hundred of Penola to its junction with the south eastern corner of section 100 Hundred on Monbulla at grid reference VD816560, then proceeds generally westerly and then north westerly along the southern boundaries of sections 100, 101, 105 and 106 Hundred of Monbulla to the western boundary of the section 106 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD786571, then proceeds generally northerly along the western boundary of section 106 Hundred of Monbulla to the south eastern corner of section 108 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD787577, then proceeds west north westerly along the southern boundary of section 108 Hundred of Monbulla to its junction with the western boundary of section 108 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD781579, then proceeds generally north easterly along the western boundaries of sections 108 and 94 Hundred of Monbulla to its junction with the northern boundary of section 94 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD786593, then proceeds east south easterly along the northern boundary of sections 94 and 95 Hundred of Monbulla to its junction with the eastern boundary of section 95 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD794589, then proceeds southerly along the eastern boundary of section 95 Hundred of Monbulla to its junction with the northern boundary of section 107 Hundred of Monbulla at grid reference VD795581, then proceeds generally easterly along the northern boundaries of sections 103, 102 and 99 Hundred of Monbulla to the western boundary of section 457 Hundred of Penola at grid reference VD816576, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of the Hundred of Penola to the southern boundary of section PT192 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD814691, then proceeds westerly along the southern boundaries of sections PT192 and 115 Hundred of Killanoola to the south western corner of section 115 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD801691, then proceeds north westerly along the south western boundaries of sections 115 and 116 Hundred of Killanoola to the north western boundary of section 116 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD793698, then proceed north easterly along the north western boundary of section 116 Hundred of Killanoola to the northern corner of section 116 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD798705, then proceeds south easterly along the north eastern boundaries of section 116 and 115 Hundred of Killanoola to its junction with the western boundary of section PT192 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD807696, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of section PT192 Hundred of Killanoola to its junction with the northern boundary of section PT192 Hundred of Killanoola at grid reference VD807701, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of section PT192 Hundred of Killanoola to its junction with the western boundary of section 91 Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD814701, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of the Hundred of Comaum to the edge of the map at grid reference VD815773; On to Map Struan (Sheet 7023-1) at grid reference VD815773, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of the Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the northern boundary of the Hundred of Comaum at grid reference VD815852, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of the Hundred of Comaum to its junction with the north western boundary of section PT11 Hundred of Comaum and the railway line at grid reference VD827853, then proceed north north westerly along the railway line to its junction with the northern boundary of section PT25 Hundred of Joanna at grid reference VD821877, being the starting point.