Naming of new suburbs in Blacktown City

Council is seeking feedback on a proposal to name 11 new suburbs in Blacktown’s North West Priority Growth Area.

The new suburbs will be created alongside the existing suburbs of Colebee, Marsden Park, Schofields, Shanes Park, Riverstone, Rouse Hill and Vineyard, which are proposed to be retained with reconfigured boundaries. This would result in a total of 19 suburbs across the Growth Area, representing a population of over 150,000 people.

Potential new suburb names are on public exhibition until 31 August 2017. We encourage you to view the proposal and indicate your preferences.

The preferred names as a result of community consultation will be reported back to Council for final endorsement before being submitted to the Geographic Names Board (GNB) to progress the formal naming process.

Revised suburb boundaries are also proposed

As part of the proposal to name the new suburbs, Council is also seeking feedback on minor boundary variations to the previously identified suburb areas of Marsden Park, Riverstone and Rouse Hill. The changes will ensure that key historical, cultural and strategic sites are retained within the established suburb areas that bear their name.

Where can I view the new suburb areas and shortlisted names?

View a map showing the boundaries for the new suburb areas located in the document library on the right.

View the shortlisted names located in the document library on the right.



Council is seeking feedback on a proposal to name 11 new suburbs in Blacktown’s North West Priority Growth Area.

The new suburbs will be created alongside the existing suburbs of Colebee, Marsden Park, Schofields, Shanes Park, Riverstone, Rouse Hill and Vineyard, which are proposed to be retained with reconfigured boundaries. This would result in a total of 19 suburbs across the Growth Area, representing a population of over 150,000 people.

Potential new suburb names are on public exhibition until 31 August 2017. We encourage you to view the proposal and indicate your preferences.

The preferred names as a result of community consultation will be reported back to Council for final endorsement before being submitted to the Geographic Names Board (GNB) to progress the formal naming process.

Revised suburb boundaries are also proposed

As part of the proposal to name the new suburbs, Council is also seeking feedback on minor boundary variations to the previously identified suburb areas of Marsden Park, Riverstone and Rouse Hill. The changes will ensure that key historical, cultural and strategic sites are retained within the established suburb areas that bear their name.

Where can I view the new suburb areas and shortlisted names?

View a map showing the boundaries for the new suburb areas located in the document library on the right.

View the shortlisted names located in the document library on the right.



  • Survey - Naming of new suburbs in Blacktown City

    Please take the time to fill out this short survey on the proposed names of new suburbs in Blacktown City. 

    If you choose to provide other name options, please note that Council has resolved to use 3 themes in which to guide the naming of the proposed new suburbs. These themes are:

    • History which refers to historical names that have an association to the local area
    • Geography which refers to the geographical features of the local landscape
    • Botany which refers to plants that are native to the local area.

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    Please take the time to fill out this short survey on the proposed names of new suburbs in Blacktown City. 

    If you choose to provide other name options, please note that Council has resolved to use 3 themes in which to guide the naming of the proposed new suburbs. These themes are:

    • History which refers to historical names that have an association to the local area
    • Geography which refers to the geographical features of the local landscape
    • Botany which refers to plants that are native to the local area.

    All responses will remain the property of Blacktown City Council and will not be reproduced for publication. If you have any questions, call us on 9839 6000.


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  • Feedback form - Naming of new suburbs in Blacktown City

    Council wants you to have your say, if you have any feedback, questions or queries regarding the naming of new suburbs in Blacktown City, please fill out the box below. 

    Please note you will need to register on the Have your say website. The registration box is on the right. 

    Council wants you to have your say, if you have any feedback, questions or queries regarding the naming of new suburbs in Blacktown City, please fill out the box below. 

    Please note you will need to register on the Have your say website. The registration box is on the right. 

    Complete Form