Southern Highlands Geographical Indication

Southern Highlands (region)

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication "Southern Highlands" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 25 March 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:

Bargo topographic & orthophoto map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 9029-3N 
Third Edition 
Published by New South Wales Department of Information Technology and Management 
© Copyright Land Information Centre 2000

Avon River topographic & orthophoto map  
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 9029-3S 
Third Edition Published by New South Wales Department of Information Technology and Management 
© Copyright Land Information Centre 2000

Robertson topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 9028-4-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1983. Field Revision 1986 Printing 1986. 
© New South Wales Government 1986

Kangaroo Valley topographic map  
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 9028-4-S 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales Aerial Photography 1980. Field Revision 1985 Printing 1986. 
© New South Wales Government 1986

Bundanoon topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-1-S 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1982 Printing 1984 
© Land Information Centre 1984

Burrier topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-II-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1983. 
© New South Wales Government

Wingello topographic map  
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-4-S 
Second Edition Produced by Land Information Centre, N.S.W. Department of Lands 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1984. 
© Land Information Centre 1984

Caoura topographic map
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-III-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1983. 
© New South Wales Government

Canyonleigh topographic map
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-IV-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1983. 
© New South Wales Government

Hanworth topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-3-S 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1987. Field Revision 1988 Printing 1989. 
© New South Wales Government 1989

Barrallier topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-3-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1987. Field Revision 1988 Printing 1989. 
© New South Wales Government 1989

Richlands topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8829-2-N 
First Edition Compiled, drawn, printed and published by the Central Mapping Authority, of New South Wales

Aerial Photography 1972. Field Revision 1975 Printing 1976. 
© New South Wales Government

Bindook topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-4-S 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1977. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1984. 
© New South Wales Government

Nattai topographic map 
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-1-S 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1977. Field Revision 1981 Printing 1984. 
© New South Wales Government 1984

Hill Top topographic map
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-2-N 
Second Edition Produced by Central Mapping Authority of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1987. Field Revision 1988 Printing 1989. 
© New South Wales Government 1989

Mittagong topographic map
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8929-2-S 
First Edition Compiled, drawn, printed and published by the Central Mapping Authority, of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1972. Field Revision 1976 Printing 1978. 
© Land Information Centre

Moss Vale topographic map  
Scale 1:25,000 
Sheet 8928-I-N 
Second Edition Compiled, drawn, printed and published by the Central Mapping Authority, of New South Wales 
Aerial Photography 1979. Field Revision 1982 Printing 1978. 
© New South Wales Government

GI textual description:

The Geographical Indication “Southern Highlands” is defined mainly as that continuous areas described in the proclamation of the Shire of Wingecarribee and is located in the zone South Coast within the State of New South Wales, Australia.

The beginning point of the boundary is located on Map Bargo (Sheet 9029-3N) at grid reference KG926981, being the junction of the northern and eastern boundaries of the Shire of Wingecarribee near the face of the Lake Cordeaux dam wall, then proceeds generally south south westerly along the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG909939; On to Map Avon River (Sheet 9029-3S) at grid reference KG909939, then proceeds south south westerly along the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG850799; On to Map Robertson (Sheet 9028-4-N) at grid reference KG850799, then proceeds generally south south westerly and then generally easterly along the eastern boundary to the Shire of Wingecarribee to its junction with the Municipality of Shellharbour at grid reference KG847745, then proceeds generally southerly along the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG851660; On to Map Kangaroo Valley (Sheet 9028-4-S) at grid reference KG851660, then proceeds generally westerly along the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to grid reference KG829648, then proceeds south westerly in a straight line to rejoin the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee at grid reference KG809632, then proceeds along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG709599; On to Map Bundanoon (Sheet 8928-1-S) at grid reference KG709599, then proceeds southerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG709596; On to Map Kangaroo Valley (Sheet 9028-4-S) at grid reference KG709596, then proceeds southerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG709594; On to Map Bundanoon (Sheet 8928-1-S) at grid reference KG709594, then proceeds generally south westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG582515; On to Map Burrier (Sheet 8928-II-N) at grid reference KG582515, then proceeds generally westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee until it meets the eastern boundary of the Shire of Mulwaree at grid reference KG557510, then proceeds north westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG554514; On to Map Bundanoon (Sheet 8928-1-S) at grid reference KG554514, then proceeds generally westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG483523; On to Map Wingello (Sheet 8928-4-S) at grid reference KG483523, then proceeds generally west south westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG450511; On to Map Caoura (Sheet 8928-III-N) at grid reference KG456512, then proceeds generally south westerly along the southern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to grid reference KG408487, then proceeds northerly along the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG411510; On to Map Wingello (Sheet 8928-4-S) at grid reference KG414510, then proceeds generally north westerly along the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG338647; On to Map Canyonleigh (Sheet 8928-IV-N) at grid reference KG338647, then proceeds generally northerly along the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG322785; On to Map Hanworth (Sheet 8929-3-S) at grid reference KG322785, then proceeds westerly in a straight line to the Wollondilly River at grid reference KG322785, then proceeds generally northerly along the Wollondilly River which forms the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to exit the river at grid reference KG353921, then proceeds generally northerly along the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KG352925; On to Map Barrallier (Sheet 8929-3-N) at grid reference KG352925, then proceeds generally northwesterly along the Wollondilly River to its intersection with Guineacor Creek at grid reference KG311952, then proceeds westerly along Guineacor Creek to the edge of map at grid reference KG241944; On to Map Richlands (Sheet 8829-2-N) at grid reference 759944, then proceeds north westerly and then north easterly along Guineacor Creek to the edge of map at grid reference 759950; On to Map Barrallier (Sheet 8929-3-N) at grid reference KG241950, then proceeds northerly along Guineacor Creek to the edge of map at grid reference KG241952; On to Map Richlands (Sheet 8829-2-N) at grid reference 759952, then proceeds generally north westerly along Guineacor Creek to grid reference 731975, the proceeds north north easterly in a straight line to grid reference 734998, then generally northerly along the western boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to its intersection with the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee at grid reference 754049, then proceeds easterly along the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference 763048; On to Map Barrallier (Sheet 8929-3-N) at grid reference KH238048, then proceeds generally easterly along the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to Wollondilly River at grid reference KH292040, then proceeds generally easterly along Wollondilly River to the edge of map at grid reference KH449067; On to Map Bindook (Sheet 8929-4-S) at grid reference KH449067, then proceeds northerly and then easterly along Wollondilly River to the edge of map at grid reference KH467091; On to Map Nattai (Sheet 8929-I-S) at grid reference KH467091, then proceeds generally east south easterly along the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KH643072; On to Map Hill Top (Sheet 8929-2-N) at grid reference KH643072, then proceeds east south easterly along the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to the edge of map at grid reference KH698062; On to Map Bargo (Sheet 9029-3N) at grid reference KH698064, then proceeds generally east south easterly then generally southerly and then east south easterly along the northern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee to its junction with the eastern boundary of the Shire of Wingecarribee near the foot of the Lake Cordeaux dam wall at grid reference KG926981, being the descriptor starting point.