Local Government Boundaries Annual Extract Queensland

SummaryThe Administrative Boundaries – Local Government Boundaries Dataset is the spatial representation of the Local Government areas of Queensland. The dataset provides the map base for systems dealing with Local Government areas and provides data in order to generate hard copy map products. The dataset is a reference layer for spatial information systems in Queensland.

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The Administrative Boundaries – Local Government Boundaries Dataset is the spatial representation of the Local Government areas of Queensland. The dataset provides the map base for systems dealing with Local Government areas and provides data in order to generate hard copy map products. The dataset is a reference layer for spatial information systems in Queensland. For coastal Local Government areas, the Local Government area comprises the mainland and all islands above their respective sea-shores within the encompassed area, except for Brisbane Local Government area, which comprises the mainland above Low-Water Mark and includes the whole of Fisherman, Green, Mud and St Helena Islands (being islands situated in or adjacent to Moreton Bay) above the Low-Water Mark, excepting land lying below High-Water Mark on both banks of the Brisbane River and any other river, creek or stream within the area. Although Weipa Town LG area is not included in the Local Government Act, it is recognised as a Local Government under the Commonwealth Aluminium Corp Pty Ltd Agreement (Weipa Town Plan) Regulation 1994 Sub Legislation No 339. Although the Island community councils are not included in the Local Government Act, they are recognised as Local Governments under the Community Services (Torres Strait) Act and associated Regulations.

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Source http://data.australia.gov.au/157
Author Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management
Maintainer Tim McNamara
Last Updated October 10, 2013, 19:51 (UTC)
Created June 13, 2010, 01:42 (UTC)
agency_jurisdiction Queensland (QLD)
agency_name Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management
agency_programme Not specified.
aus_gov_data_id 157
collection_method Not specified
date_last_modified 2009-09-14
date_published 2009-09-14
frequency_of_changes Not specified
geospatial_coverage State of Queensland - Geoname ID 2152274
granularity Not specified
licence_full_name Creative Commons - Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC-BY)
licence_link http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/au/
suggested_attribution Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management http://dds.information.qld.gov.au/dds
temporal_coverage Not specified
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