New England Australia (region)

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication ‘New England Australia’ was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 23 January 2008 in response to a direction from Wine Australia pursuant to section 40ZD of the WAC Act.

GI area boundaries:

The Geographical Indication New England Australia is a region located within the zone Northern Slopes which is within the State of New South Wales, Australia.

The official maps used to support the textual description of the boundary of the Geographical Indication New England Australia are:
Warwick topographical map Queensland and New South Wales
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-02 Edition 3
Produced by Geoscience Australia – National Mapping Division
PO Box 2 Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2002, Map 01/015

Grafton topographical map New South Wales and Queensland
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-06 Edition 4
Produced by Geoscience Australia
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2004, GEOCAT: 45465

Armidale Special topographical map New South Wales
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-10 Edition 2
Produced by the Australian Surveying & Land Information Group Department of Industry, Science and Resources
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2001, Map 00/043

Hastings topographical map New South Wales
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-14 Edition 3
Produced by the Australian Surveying & Land Information Group Department of Industry, Science and Resources
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2001, Map 00/042

Tamworth topographical map New South Wales
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-13 Edition 3
Produced by the Australian Surveying & Land Information Group Department of Industry, Science and Resources
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2001, Map 00/041

Manilla topographical map New South Wales
Scale: 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-09 Edition 2
Produced by the Australian Surveying & Land Information Group Department of Industry, Science and Resources
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2002, Map 00/076

Inverell topographical map New South Wales and Queensland
Scale 1:250,000 (1cm to 2.5km)
Catalogue Number SH56-05 Edition 3
Produced by the Australian Surveying & Land Information Group
Department of Industry, Science and Resources
PO Box 2, Belconnen ACT 2616
© Commonwealth of Australia 2002, Map 00/075

GI textual description:

The beginning point of the boundary is located on Warwick map (Sheet SH56-02) at grid reference LN953997 being the intersection of the Queensland/New South Wales border with the New England Highway at Wallangarra; then proceeds in a generally easterly direction along the Queensland/New South Wales border to grid reference MP025026 being the intersection of the Queensland/New South Wales border with the 152°00’ E meridian of longitude; then due east in a straight line to grid reference MP268026 being a point on the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude; then due south along the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude to the edge of the map at grid reference MN269918; on to Grafton map (Sheet SH56-06) at grid reference MN269918; then due south along the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude to grid reference MN275086 being the intersection of the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude with the 29°45’ S line of latitude; then due west along the 29°45’ S line of latitude to grid reference MN113085; then due south in a straight line to grid reference MM113957; then due east in a straight line to grid reference MM275957 being a point on the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude; then due south along the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude to the edge of the map at grid reference MM276810; on to Armidale map (Sheet SH56-10) at grid reference MN276810; then due south along the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude to grid reference MM280255 being the intersection of the 152°15’ E meridian of longitude with the 30°30’ S line of latitude; then due west along the 30°30’ S line of latitude to grid reference MM184254; then due south in a straight line to grid reference ML184978 being a point on the 30°45’ S line of latitude; then due west along the 30°45’ S line of latitude to grid reference ML042977 being the intersection of the 30°45’ S line of latitude with the 152°00’ E meridian of longitude; then due south along the 152°00’ E meridian of longitude to grid reference ML044825 being the intersection of the 152°00’ E meridian of longitude with the boundary of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park; then east and generally south along the western boundary of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park to the edge of the map at grid reference LL989699; on to Hastings map (Sheet SH56-14) at grid reference LL989699; then generally south along the western boundary of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park to grid reference LL976638; then in a straight line to grid reference LL964605 being a point on the northern boundary of a section of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park; then generally west along the northern boundary of a section of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park to grid reference LL816638 being the intersection of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park boundary with the Oxley Highway near Apsley Falls; then south-west in a straight line to grid reference LL658543 being the intersection of two unnamed roads; then generally south along the unnamed road to grid reference LL632274 being an intersection with another unnamed road; then west along the unnamed road to grid reference LL607272 being an intersection with an unnamed road; then west along the unnamed road to the edge of the map at grid reference LL574268; on to Tamworth map (Sheet SH56-13) at grid reference LL574268; then generally west then north-west along the unnamed road to grid reference LL393342 being an intersection with an unnamed road; then generally south-west along the unnamed road to the point of intersection with Dungowan Creek at Ogunbil at grid reference LL375310; then generally west-north-west downstream along Dungowan Creek to the junction with the Peel River at grid reference LL202450; then west-north-west downstream along the Peel River to grid reference LL190453 being the intersection of the Peel River with an unnamed road; then due north on the unnamed road to grid reference LL190456 being an intersection with an unnamed road; then generally west-north-west along the unnamed road to the point of intersection with the New England Highway at grid reference LL083549; then generally north-east along the New England Highway to grid reference LL110592 being an intersection with an unnamed road near Tintinhull; then generally west along the unnamed road to grid reference LL064624 being an intersection with an unnamed road; then generally north along the unnamed road to the point of intersection with an unnamed vehicle track at Upper Moore Creek at grid reference LL070730 being the edge of the map; on to Manilla map (Sheet SH56-09) at grid reference LL070730; then generally east-north-east in a straight line to grid reference LL198764 being the point of intersection of the New England Highway with an unnamed road; then generally north along the New England Highway to grid reference LL240824 being the point of intersection of the New England Highway with the Oxley Highway at Bendemeer; then generally north in a straight line to grid reference LM194236 being the point where an unnamed road crosses Stoney Batter Creek at Kingstown; then generally north along the unnamed road to its point of intersection with an unnamed road at grid reference LM174490; then generally north along the unnamed road to grid reference LM148598 being the point of intersection of the unnamed road with another unnamed road at Bundarra; then due west in a straight line to grid reference LM130598 being the point of intersection of Bundarra Road with an unnamed road; then north-west in a straight line to grid reference KM862794 being the point of intersection of Bundarra Road with an unnamed road; near the edge of the map; on to Inverell map (Sheet SH56-05) at grid reference KM862794; then due north in a straight line to grid reference KN850100 being the point of intersection of the Old Bingara Road with an unnamed track; then due north to grid reference KN846158 being the point of intersection of Dumboy Creek with an unnamed road; then generally north-east along the unnamed road to its intersection with the Gwydir Highway near Delungra at grid reference KN884182; then generally east along the Gwydir Highway to grid reference LN127058 being the intersection of the Gwydir Highway with an unnamed road just to the west of Inverell; then generally north along the unnamed road to grid reference LN129070; then due east in a straight line to grid reference LN150068 being a junction of two unnamed roads; then east along the unnamed road to grid reference LN168066 being its junction with another unnamed road; then generally north along the unnamed road to grid reference LN170080 being its intersection with an unnamed road; then generally north-west along the unnamed road towards Graman to grid reference LN101202 being its intersection with an unnamed track just south of Bannockburn; then generally north-east along the unnamed track to its intersection with another unnamed track at grid reference LN111222; then east along the unnamed track to its intersection with another unnamed track at grid reference LN126220; then north along the unnamed track to grid reference LN130242 being a sharp turn in the unnamed track; then generally north-east in a straight line to grid reference LN183324 being the intersection of the Inverell Bonshaw Road with an unnamed track just south of Bukkulla; then generally north on the Inverell Bonshaw Road through Bukkulla to grid reference LN148548 being the intersection of the Inverell Bonshaw Road with an unnamed road to Wallangra at Ashford; then due north in a straight line to grid reference LN162714 being the south-eastern corner of the Severn State Forest boundary; then generally north-north-west in a straight line to grid reference LN142792 being the point of intersection of two unnamed roads; then generally east and south along the unnamed road to its intersection with the Inverell Bonshaw Road at grid reference LN224735; then in a straight line to grid reference LN380716, being a point on the Queensland/ New South Wales border; then generally east and then north-east along the Queensland/ New South Wales border to the edge of the map at grid reference LN580964; on to Warwick map (Sheet SH56-02) at grid reference LN 580964 then generally east along the Queensland/ New South Wales border to its point of intersection with the New England Highway in Wallangarra at grid reference LN953997, being the starting point.