The Road Register is an important legal document and the Local
Government Act of 2009 requires a register of all roads in a shire to
be kept up to date along with a matching map. These are to be made
available on request to the public for a modest fee.
Our shire's Road Register and Road Map
is available in our Council Website.
Our state government Department of Resources are able to access there
web pages and they sometimes ask for this information.
Under the addressing standards AS/NZS 4819:2011 clause 5.3.1 we are
provide addresses for:
each separately owned or occupied area
and each separately owned or occupied building
or part of a building for purposes such as:
residential, commercial, industrial,
educational and farming.
Hospitals, places of worship, railway stations and sports facilities
Other places that can be given an address include
utility sites (eg toilets, substations,
rest stops on highways and
Around Hughenden there are a few roads around the outskirts of town
which don't seem to have an official name, possibly because they're not
really in town but they're not really rural either.
Agreeing on names for these roads would help give addresses to some of
our sports facilities. There are also a few houses that we not included
when the shire worked on the urban addressing in 2002.
There are a few rural roads with questions about their road names.
The rural address posts are only one part of the signage for rural
Just like for town streets, the road name signs should have address
ranges on them.
Updating our road register is a good idea before ordering any new road
We want to have the agreed road names with the correct spellings.