Macedon Ranges Geographical Indication

Macedon Ranges

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication "Macedon Ranges" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 21 August 2002 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:

Bacchus Marsh topographic map 
Scale 1:100,000 
Sheet 7722 
Edition 2 
National Topographic Map Series 
Published by authority of the Minister for Resources & Energy 
Produced and Distributed by the Division of National Mapping 
Reprinted by Army Topographic Support Establishment 1997

Castlemaine topographic map 
Scale 1:100,000 
Sheet 7723 
Edition 2 
National Topographic Map Series 
Published by authority of the Minister for Resources & Energy 
Produced and Distributed by the Division of National Mapping 
Reprinted by Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1986

Woodend topographic map
Scale 1:100,000 
Series R652 
Sheet 7823 
Edition 1-AAS 
Produced by the Royal Australian Survey Corps 
under the direction of the Chief of the General Staff 
Printed by the Royal Australian Survey Corps, 1980.

Melbourne topographic map  
Scale 1:100,000 
Sheet 7822 
Edition 1 
National Topographic Map Series 
Published by authority of the Minister for Resources & Energy 
Produced and Distributed by the Division of National Mapping 
Printed by C J Thompson, Commonwealth Government Printer 
© Commonwealth of Australia 1984

GI textual description:

The geographical indication "Macedon Ranges" is located within the State of Victoria, Australia.

The beginning point of the boundary is situated on Map Bacchus Marsh (Sheet 7722) at grid reference BU754410, being the intersection of grid line 410 and Goodman Creek, then proceeds generally northerly along Goodman Creek to the edge of map at grid reference BU774466; On to Map Castlemaine (Sheet 7723) at grid reference BU774466, then continues along Goodman Creek to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference BU775469, then proceeds north westerly along the unnamed road to its intersection with Blue Gum Link at grid reference BU768475, then proceeds generally westerly along Blue Gum Link to its intersection with Firth Road at grid reference BU734479, then proceeds north westerly along Firth Road to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference BU699542, then proceeds westerly along the unnamed road to its intersection with another unnamed road at grid reference BU684548, then proceeds westerly and then southerly along this new unnamed road to its intersection with Ambler Lane at grid reference BU681537, then proceeds southerly along Ambler Lane to its intersection with Allen Creek Road at grid reference BU679528, then proceeds westerly along Allen Creek Road to its intersection with Yakkee Road at grid reference BU652540, then proceeds generally westerly along Yakkee Road to its intersection with the Greendale Trentham Road at grid reference BU593534, then proceeds southerly along the Greendale Trentham Road to its intersection with Wheeler Road at grid reference BU593533, then proceeds south westerly along Wheeler Road to its intersection with Wild Dog Road at grid reference BU585528, then proceeds west north westerly along Wild Dog Road to its intersection with grid line 540 at grid reference BU554540, then proceeds westerly along grid line 540 to its intersection with the Ballan Daylesford Road at grid reference BU445540, then proceeds westerly along grid line 540 to its intersection with grid line 420 at grid reference BU420540, then proceeds north north westerly in a straight line to the intersection of Midland Highway and an unnamed creek at grid reference BU410613, then proceeds north westerly along the McLachlan Creek to grid reference BU379680, a point west of Sugarloaf Hill, then proceeds east of northerly in a straight line to grid reference BU397844, then proceeds easterly along grid line 844 to its intersection with Midland Highway at grid reference BU477844, then proceeds northerly along Midland Highway to grid reference BU483856, then proceeds easterly in a straight line to grid reference BU556860, then proceeds north north easterly in a straight line to its intersection with Coliban River at grid reference BU666899, then proceeds generally easterly along the Coliban River to its intersection with the Kyneton to Metcalfe road at grid reference BU706907, then proceeds east south easterly in a straight line to its intersection with the Campaspe River at grid reference BU771890, then proceeds easterly along grid line 890 to the edge of map at grid reference BU779890; On to Map Woodend (Sheet 7823) at grid reference BU779890, then proceeds easterly along grid line 890 to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference BU808890, then proceeds north easterly along the unnamed road to its intersection with another unnamed road at grid reference BU864930, then proceeds generally easterly along the same unnamed road to the Mia Mia Lancefield Road (Burke and Wills Track) at grid reference BU874927, then proceeds northerly along the Mia Mia Lancefield Road to its intersection with the grid reference line 930 at grid reference BU873930, then proceeds easterly along grid line 930 to its intersection with the Lancefield Tooborac Road at grid reference CU007930, then proceeds south along the Lancefield Tooborac Road to grid reference CU000830, then proceeds easterly along grid line 830 to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference CU117830, then proceeds southerly along the unnamed road to its intersection with another unnamed road at grid reference CU125798, then proceeds southerly along the same unnamed road to its intersection with the Lancefield to Kilmore road and an unnamed road at grid reference CU117710, then proceeds easterly along the Lancefield to Kilmore road to its intersection with grid line 140 at grid reference CU140708, then proceeds southerly along grid line 140 to its intersection with Deep Creek at grid reference CU140580, then proceeds south along the Deep Creek to the point of intersection between the Deep Creek and the eastern projection of an unnamed road at grid reference CU142506, then proceeds west along the said line of projection and along the unnamed road crossing the Lancefield Melbourne Road to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference BU988524, then proceeds south westerly along the unnamed road to the Northern Railway at grid reference BU965510, then proceeds south of westerly along the railway to the point where it passes over an unnamed road at grid reference BU940507, then proceeds southerly along the unnamed road to the point where it crosses Jacksons Creek at grid reference BU951478, then proceeds generally southerly along Jacksons Creek to the edge of map at grid reference BU950473; On to Map Melbourne (Sheet 7822) at grid reference BU950473, then proceeds westerly along Jacksons Creek to the edge of map at grid reference BU939472; On to Map Woodend (Sheet 7823) at grid reference BU939472, then proceeds westerly along Jacksons Creek to the edge of map at grid reference BU937472; On to map Melbourne (Sheet 7822) at grid reference BU937472, then proceeds westerly along Jacksons Creek to the edge of map at grid reference BU923471; On to Map Woodend (Sheet 7823) at grid reference BU923471, then proceeds westerly along Macedon (Jacksons Creek) River to grid reference BU915474, then proceeds south south westerly in a straight line to the edge of map at grid reference BU914471: On to Map Melbourne (Sheet 7822) at grid reference BU914471, then proceeds in the same straight line to its intersection with Calder Highway and an unnamed road at grid reference BU906436, then proceeds south easterly along Calder Highway to its intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference BU928409, then proceeds westerly along the unnamed road to its intersection with another unnamed road near Kororoit Creek (Western Branch) at grid reference BU895410, then proceeds westerly along grid line 410 to the edge of map at grid reference BU792410; On to Map Bacchus Marsh (Sheet 7722) at grid reference BU792410, then proceeds westerly along grid line 410 to its intersection with Goodman Creek at grid reference BU754410, which is the descriptor starting point.