Dataset: NSW Coalfield boundaries



This dataset and its metadata statement were supplied to the Bioregional Assessment Programme by a third party and are presented here as originally supplied.

Spatial dataset recording the Coalfield boundaries

This dataset has been provided to the BA Programme for use within the programme only. Third parties should contact the NSW Department of Industry.


Show the Coalfields defined by the Standing committee on Coalfield Geology 1976

Dataset History

The shapefiles are created based on the coal fields located in New South Wales by NSW Department of Trade and Investment.

The data was derived from structural basin outlines and modified according to the requirements of the Standing Committee on Coalfield Geology of NSW, 1976. Definition of Coalfields, Sydney and Gunnedah Basins. New South Wales Geological Survey Records 17(2), 85-86ATTRIBUTE DEFINITIONSNAME DESCRIPTIONNAME Name of the Coalfield

Dataset in BA originally included only boundaries for Gunnedah, Western, Newcastle, Hunter and Southern.

Later updated on 12-06-2014 to include Central.

Dataset Citation

NSW Trade and Investment (2011) NSW Coalfield boundaries. Bioregional Assessment Source Dataset. Viewed 13 March 2019,

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