Place Names Committee

Membership and meetings

The Place Names Committee for the Northern Territory is established under section 5 of the Place Names Act 1967.

Research and administrative support for the Committee is provided by the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

The Committee has four members that are appointed by the Minister for Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics.

Current members of the Committee are:

Chairperson Samantha Wells Community based member
Member Katrina Fong Lim Community based member
Member Ronald Plummer Selected from nominations made by the Local Government Association of the NT
Member Robert Sarib Surveyor-General - ex-officio Member

Committee meeting dates

Meetings of the committee are scheduled four times a year. However, the committee also meets outside of the scheduled meetings to consider requests as needed.

The next meeting is on 21 September 2020 - closing date for online submission of complete requests is on 7 September 2020.

If you would like to discuss consideration options, contact us.