Region information

Northern NSW

Name changes

Some important routes have been renamed as motorways, as published in the Government Gazette on 1 February 2013.

There is one route in northern NSW that has been renamed.

  • The Pacific Highway between the Queensland border and north of Byron Bay is now part of the M1 Pacific Motorway.

Number changes

There are four routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the northern NSW factsheet .

Border crossings

Three marked routes cross the Queensland border from this region, and in all cases the route number will remain the same.  For details on routes that cross the border in this area view or download the Northern NSW factsheet .

View or download Route number map for northern NSW . All maps for NSW are available to view or download on the Documents and maps page.

Hunter and Central Coast

Name changes

Some important routes have been renamed as motorways, as published in the Government Gazette on 1 February 2013.

There is one route in the Hunter and Central Coast region that has been renamed.

  • The Sydney to Newcastle Freeway (commonly known as the 'F3') is now part of the M1 Pacific Motorway.

Number changes

There are 12 routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the Hunter and Central Coast factsheet .

Other road changes - Hunter Expressway

The Hunter Expressway (M15) was recently opened by the Acting Prime Minister, the Honourable Warren Truss MP, and the NSW Minister for Roads and Ports, the Honourable Duncan Gay. The opening of the expressway will be accompanied by other road changes to simplify wayfinding in the Hunter. These are:

  • The Hunter Expressway will be signposted as the M15
  • Newcastle Road will be signposted as the A15 from the M15 to the Newcastle CBD
  • The current route number for New England Highway will also be amended when the Hunter Expressway opens.

View or download Route number maps for the Hunter, Central Coast and Newcastle area . All maps for NSW are available to view or download on the Documents and maps page.

Sydney

Name changes

Some important routes have been renamed as motorways, as published in the Government Gazette on 1 February 2013.

There are three routes in the Sydney region that have been renamed.

  • The Sydney to Newcastle Freeway (commonly known as the 'F3') is now part of the M1 Pacific Motorway.
  • The Hume Highway is now named the M31 Hume Motorway, from the M5 at Prestons to Berrima, after which it reverts to the Hume Highway. The route is alpha numeric route marked as M31.
  • The M4 is the M4 Western Motorway between Lapstone and Concord.

Number changes

There are eight routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the Sydney region factsheet .

View or download Route number map for Sydney . All maps for NSW are available to view or download on the Documents and maps page.

Southern NSW and ACT

Name changes

Some important routes have been renamed as motorways, as published in the Government Gazette on 1 February 2013.

There are two routes in southern NSW that have been renamed.

  • The Southern Freeway and Mount Ousley Road from Waterfall to Albion Park Rail are now part of the M1 Princes Motorway.
  • The Hume Highway is now named the M31 Hume Motorway, from the M5 to Berrima, after which it reverts to the Hume Highway. The route is alpha numeric route marked as M31.

Number changes

There are seven routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the Southern NSW factsheet .

Border crossings

Two marked routes cross the Victoria border from this region and in both cases the route number will remain the same. For details please view or download the southern NSW factsheet .

South West NSW

Number changes

There are two routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the South west NSW factsheet .  

Border crossings

Four marked routes cross the Victoria border from this region and in all cases the route number will remain the same. For details please view or download the South west NSW factsheet .

View or download Route number map for south west NSW . All maps for NSW are available to view or download on the Documents and maps page.

Western NSW

Number changes

There are seven routes with new route numbers in this region. For details please view or download the western NSW factsheet . 

Border crossings

Four marked routes cross a border from this region into Queensland or South Australia. In all cases, the route number will remain the same, although the alpha marker may change if the standard of the road differs across the border. For details view or download the western NSW factsheet .

View or download route number map for western NSW . All maps for NSW are available to view or download on the maps for download page.

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