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1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), 2001  
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This appendix contains details of all changes to Statistical Divisions, Statistical Subdivisions, Statistical Local Areas and Statistical Districts between ASGC Editions 1996 and 2001. Significant changes between ASGC Editions 2000 and 2001 are also listed in Appendix 4.


STATISTICAL DIVISION
NameCodeNature of ChangeDate of change to ASGC

Central West40Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from North Western
1-7-00
Hunter10Reduced by the transfer of part of Merriwa (A) to North Western
1-7-98
Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from North Western
1-7-99
Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from North Western
1-7-00
North Western35Enlarged to include part of Merriwa (A) from Hunter
1-7-98
Reduced by the transfer of part of Mudgee (A) to Hunter
1-7-99
Reduced by the transfer of parts of Mudgee (A) to Central West and to Hunter
1-7-00

STATISTICAL SUBDIVISION
NameCodeNature of ChangeDate of change to ASGC

Bathurst-Orange4005Reduced by the transfer of part of Bathurst (C) to Central
1-7-98
Tablelands (excl. Bathurst-Orange)
Blacktown0553Created from part of Blacktown-Baulkham Hills
1-7-01
Blacktown-Baulkham Hills0550Abolished. Split between Blacktown and Central Northern Sydney
1-7-01
Central Macquarie3505Enlarged to include part of Merriwa (A) from Hunter SD Bal
1-7-98
Reduced by the transfer of part of Mudgee (A) to Hunter SD Bal
1-7-99
Reduced by the transfer of parts of Mudgee (A) to Central
1-7-00
Tablelands (excl. Bathurst-Orange) and to Hunter SD Bal
Reduced by the transfer of Dubbo (C) - Pt A to Dubbo; renamed Central Macquarie (excl. Dubbo)
1-7-01
Central Macquarie (excl. Dubbo)3505See Central Macquarie
1-7-01
Central Murrumbidgee5010Reduced by the transfer of Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A to
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga; renamed Central Murrumbidgee (excl. Wagga Wagga)
Central Murrumbidgee (excl. 5010See Central Murrumbidgee
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga)
Central Northern Sydney0560See Hornsby-Ku-ring-gai
1-7-01
Central Tablelands 4010Enlarged to include part of Bathurst (C) from Bathurst-Orange
1-7-98
(excl. Bathurst-Orange)Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from Central Macquarie
1-7-00
Clarence2505Reduced by the transfer of Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A to
1-7-01
Coffs Harbour; renamed Clarence (excl. Coffs Harbour)
Clarence (excl. Coffs Harbour)2505See Clarence
1-7-01
Coffs Harbour2501Created from part of Clarence. Comprises
1-7-01
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A SLA
Dubbo3501Created from part of Central Macquarie. Comprises
1-7-01
Dubbo (C) - Pt A SLA
Hastings2510Reduced by the transfer of Hastings (A) - Pt A to Port Macquarie;
1-7-01
renamed Hastings (excl. Port Macquarie)
Hastings (excl. Port Macquarie)2510See Hastings
1-7-01
Hornsby-Ku-ring-gai0560Enlarged to include Baulkham Hills (A) from
1-7-01
Blacktown-Baulkham Hills; renamed Central Northern Sydney
Hunter SD Bal1010Reduced by the transfer of part of Merriwa (A) to Central Macquarie
1-7-98
Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from Central Macquarie
1-7-99
Enlarged to include part of Mudgee (A) from Central Macquarie
1-7-00
Illawarra SD Bal1510Reduced by the transfer of Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A to Nowra-Bomaderry
1-7-01
Lismore2007Created from part of Richmond-Tweed SD Bal. Comprises Lismore (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Northern Slopes3010Reduced by the transfer of a small part of Parry (A) to Northern Tablelands
1-7-98
Reduced by the transfer of Tamworth (C) and Parry (A) - Pt A
1-7-01
to Tamworth; renamed Northern Slopes (excl. Tamworth)
Northern Slopes (excl. Tamworth)3010See Northern Slopes
1-7-01
Northern Tablelands3015Enlarged to include a small part of Parry (A) from Northern Slopes
1-7-98
Nowra-Bomaderry1507Created from part of Illawarra SD Bal. Comprises Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Port Macquarie2503Created from part of Hastings. Comprises Hastings (A) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Richmond-Tweed SD Bal2010Reduced by the transfer of Lismore (C) - Pt A to Lismore
1-7-01
Tamworth3005Created from part of Northern Slopes. Comprises Tamworth (C) and Parry (A) - Pt A SLAs.
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga5005Created from part of Central Murrumbidgee. Comprises Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01

STATISTICAL DISTRICT
NameCodeNature of ChangeDate of change to ASGC

Albury-Wodonga (NSW/VIC)1218Boundary adjustment to Victorian part: Enlarged to include a part
1-7-98
transferred from Wangaratta (RC) - North to Indigo (S) - Pt A
Boundary adjustment to Victorian part: Enlarged to include a part
1-7-99
transferred from Alpine (S) - West to Indigo (S) - Pt A
Bathurst-Orange1012Reduced by transfer of part of Bathurst (C) to Evans (A) - Pt B
1-7-98
Coffs Harbour1021New S Dist. created. Comprises Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Dubbo 1030New S Dist. created. Comprises Dubbo (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Lismore 1015New S Dist. created. Comprises Lismore (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Nowra-Bomaderry1008New S Dist. created. Comprises Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Port Macquarie1024New S Dist. created. Comprises Hastings (A) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01
Tamworth1027New S Dist. created. Comprises Tamworth (C) and Parry (A) - Pt A SLAs
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga 1033New S Dist. created. Comprises Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A SLA
1-7-01


STATISTICAL LOCAL AREA
NameCodeNature of Change
Approx. change in area (ha)
Date of change to ASGC

Armidale (C)0100Renamed Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City; SLA code changed to 0111
nil
1-7-00
Armidale Dumaresq (A) - City0111Renamed from Armidale (C); SLA code changed from 0100
nil
1-7-00
Armidale Dumaresq (A) Bal0112Renamed from Dumaresq (A) (see Dumaresq (A))
nil
1-7-00
Bathurst (C)0450Gained from Evans (A) - Pt A
+3
1-7-98
Lost to Evans (A) - Pt A
negligible
1-7-98
Lost to Evans (A) - Pt B
-25
1-7-98
Gained from Evans (A) - Pt A
+2
1-7-99
Blacktown (C)0750Split into three SLAs; Blacktown (C) - North, Blacktown (C) - South-East and Blacktown (C) - South-West
1-7-01
Blacktown (C) - North0751Created from part of Blacktown (C)
+11520
1-7-01
Blacktown (C) - South-East0752Created from part of Blacktown (C)
+5921
1-7-01
Blacktown (C) - South-West0753Created from part of Blacktown (C)
+6561
1-7-01
Botany (A)1100Renamed Botany Bay (C)
nil
1-7-98
Botany Bay (C)1100Renamed from Botany (A)
nil
1-7-98
Broken Hill (C)1250Gained from Unincorp. Far West
+11121
1-7-99
Cabonne (A) - Pt C1403Lost to Cowra (A)
negligible
1-7-98
Lost to Cowra (A)
-5
1-7-00
Camden (A)1450Gained from Wollondilly (A)
+3
1-7-98
Lost to Wollondilly (A)
-1
1-7-98
Casino (A)1650Renamed Richmond Valley (A) - Casino; SLA code changed to 6611
nil
1-7-00
Coffs Harbour (C)1800Split into two SLAs; Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A and Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt B
1-7-01
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt A1801Created from part of Coffs Harbour (C)
+21580
1-7-01
Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt B1804Created from part of Coffs Harbour (C)
+74530
1-7-01
Coolah (A)1950Gained from Coonabarabran (A)
+67
1-7-98
Gained from Mudgee (A)
+157
1-7-98
Coonabarabran (A)2100Lost to Coolah (A)
-67
1-7-98
Cootamundra (A)2200Gained from Gundagai (A)*
+108
1-7-99
Cowra (A)2350Gained from Cabonne (A) - Pt C
negligible
1-7-98
Gained from Cabonne (A) - Pt C
+5
1-7-00
Crookwell (A)2400Lost to Mulwaree (A)
-258
1-7-98
Gained from Mulwaree (A)
+1
1-7-99
Lost to Mulwaree (A)
-20
1-7-99
Lost to Mulwaree (A)
-32
1-7-00
Dubbo (C)2600Gained from Narromine (A)
+2069
1-7-98
Lost to Narromine (A)
-257
1-7-98
Split into two SLAs; Dubbo (C) - Pt A and Dubbo (C) - Pt B
1-7-01
Dubbo (C) - Pt A2601Created from part of Dubbo (C)
+32990
1-7-01
Dubbo (C) - Pt B2604Created from part of Dubbo (C)
+309800
1-7-01
Dumaresq (A)2650Gained from Guyra (A)
+84
1-7-98
Lost to Guyra (A)
-86
1-7-98
Gained from Walcha (A)
+202
1-7-00
Gained from Uralla (A)
+59
1-7-00
Gained from Guyra (A)
+10
1-7-00
Lost to Guyra (A)
-27
1-7-00
Renamed Armidale Dumaresq (A) Bal; SLA code changed to 0112
nil
1-7-00
Eurobodalla (A)2750Addition of area of water
nil
1-7-98
Evans (A) - Pt A2801Gained from Bathurst (C)
negligible
1-7-98
Lost to Bathurst (C)
-3
1-7-98
Lost to Bathurst (C)
-2
1-7-99
Evans (A) - Pt B2802Gained from Bathurst (C)
+25
1-7-98
Gained from Mudgee (A)
+578
1-7-00
Greater Taree (C)3350Gained from Hastings (A)
negligible
1-7-98
Gundagai (A)3500Lost to Cootamundra (A)*
-108
1-7-99
Gunning (A)3600Lost to Mulwaree (A)
negligible
1-7-98
Gained from Mulwaree (A)
+11
1-7-00
Guyra (A)3650Gained from Dumaresq (A)
+86
1-7-98
Gained from Inverell (A) - Pt B
+200
1-7-98
Gained from Severn (A)
+30
1-7-98
Lost to Dumaresq (A)
-84
1-7-98
Lost to Inverell (A) - Pt B
-39
1-7-98
Lost to Severn (A)
-12
1-7-98
Gained from Dumaresq (A)
+27
1-7-00
Lost to Dumaresq (A) (see Dumaresq (A))
-10
1-7-00
Harden (A)3700Lost to Yass (A)
-68
1-7-00
Hastings (A)3750Lost to Greater Taree (C)
negligible
1-7-98
Split into two SLAs; Hastings (A) - Pt A and Hastings (A) - Pt B
1-7-01
Hastings (A) - Pt A3751Created from part of Hastings (A)
+10770
1-7-01
Hastings (A) - Pt B3754Created from part of Hastings (A)
+358000
1-7-01
Hornsby (A)4000Gained from Ku-ring-gai (A)
+18
1-7-98
Lost to Ku-ring-gai (A)
-7
1-7-98
Inverell (A) - Pt B4202Gained from Guyra (A)
+39
1-7-98
Lost to Guyra (A)
-200
1-7-98
Ku-ring-gai (A)4500Gained from Hornsby (A)
+7
1-7-98
Lost to Hornsby (A)
-18
1-7-98
Leichhardt (A)4800Lost to South Sydney (C)
negligible
1-7-98
Lismore (C)4850Split into two SLAs; Lismore (C) - Pt A and Lismore (C) - Pt B
1-7-01
Lismore (C) - Pt A4851Created from part of Lismore (C)
+16630
1-7-01
Lismore (C) - Pt B4854Created from part of Lismore (C)
+112400
1-7-01
Merriwa (A)5250Lost to Mudgee (A)
-99
1-7-98
Gained from Mudgee (A)
+552
1-7-99
Gained from Mudgee (A)
+19
1-7-00
Mudgee (A)5400Gained from Merriwa (A)
+99
1-7-98
Lost to Coolah (A)
-157
1-7-98
Lost to Merriwa (A)
-552
1-7-99
Lost to Evans (A) - Pt B
-578
1-7-00
Lost to Merriwa (A)
-19
1-7-00
Mulwaree (A)5450Gained from Crookwell (A)
+258
1-7-98
Gained from Gunning (A)
negligible
1-7-98
Gained from Crookwell (A)
+20
1-7-99
Lost to Crookwell (A)
-1
1-7-99
Gained from Crookwell (A)
+32
1-7-00
Lost to Gunning (A)
-11
1-7-00
Murrurundi (A)5600Gained from Scone (A)
+69
1-7-98
Narromine (A)5850Gained from Dubbo (C)
+257
1-7-98
Lost to Dubbo (C)
-2069
1-7-98
Nymboida (A)6050Renamed Pristine Waters (A) - Nymboida; SLA code changed to 6421
nil
1-7-00
Parry (A)6300Lost to Walcha (A)
-7
1-7-98
Split into two SLAs; Parry (A) - Pt A and Parry (A) - Pt B
1-7-01
Parry (A) - Pt A6301Created from part of Parry (A)
+30080
1-7-01
Parry (A) - Pt B6304Created from part of Parry (A)
+410300
1-7-01
Pristine Waters (A) - Nymboida6421Renamed from Nymboida (A); SLA code changed from 6050
nil
1-7-00
Pristine Waters (A) - Ulmarra6422Renamed from Ulmarra (A); SLA code changed from 7600
nil
1-7-00
Queanbeyan (C)6450Lost to Yarrowlumla (A) - Pt A*
-10
1-7-99
Richmond River (A)6600Renamed Richmond Valley (A) Bal; SLA code changed to 6612
nil
1-7-00
Richmond Valley (A) - Casino6611Renamed from Casino (A); SLA code changed from 1650
nil
1-7-00
Richmond Valley (A) Bal6612Renamed from Richmond River (A); SLA code changed from 6600
nil
1-7-00
Scone (A)6800Lost to Murrurundi (A)
-69
1-7-98
Severn (A)6850Gained from Guyra (A)
+12
1-7-98
Lost to Guyra (A)
-30
1-7-98
Shellharbour (A)6900Renamed Shellharbour (C)
nil
1-7-98
Shellharbour (C)6900Renamed from Shellharbour (A)
nil
1-7-98
Shoalhaven (C) 6950Split into two SLAs; Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A and Shoalhaven (C) - Pt B
1-7-01
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt A6951Created from part of Shoalhaven (C)
+21020
1-7-01
Shoalhaven (C) - Pt B6952Created from part of Shoalhaven (C)
+435700
1-7-01
South Sydney (C)7070Gained from Leichhardt (A)
negligible
1-7-98
Sutherland Shire (A)7150Split into two SLAs; Sutherland Shire (A) - East and Sutherland Shire (A) - West
1-7-01
Sutherland Shire (A) - East7151Created from part of Sutherland Shire (A)
+14797
1-7-01
Sutherland Shire (A) - West7152Created from part of Sutherland Shire (A)
+18650
1-7-01
Ulmarra (A)7600Renamed Pristine Waters (A) - Ulmarra; SLA code changed to 6422
nil
1-7-00
Unincorp. Far West8809Lost to Broken Hill (C)
-11121
1-7-99
Uralla (A)7650Lost to Dumaresq (A) (see Dumaresq (A))
-59
1-7-00
Lost to Walcha (A)
-24
1-7-00
Wagga Wagga (C)7750Split into two SLAs; Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A and Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt B
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt A7751Created from part of Wagga Wagga (C)
+22050
1-7-01
Wagga Wagga (C) - Pt B7754Created from part of Wagga Wagga (C)
+460500
1-7-01
Walcha (A)7850Gained from Parry (A)
+7
1-7-98
Lost to Dumaresq (A) (see Dumaresq (A))
-202
1-7-00
Gained from Uralla (A)
+24
1-7-00
Wollondilly (A)8400Gained from Camden (A)
+1
1-7-98
Lost to Camden (A)
-3
1-7-98
Yarrowlumla (A) - Pt A8651Gained from Queanbeyan (C)*
+10
1-7-99
Yass (A)8700Gained from Harden (A)
+68
1-7-00


* Spatial unit changes marked with an asterisk affect 1996 Census boundaries only. These boundaries were amended to correct a discrepancy in the mapping of 1996 Local Government Areas.

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