Place Names Register Extract

Bul Bul Bridge

Extract date: 17/09/2019

Name Bul Bul Bridge
Type Designation Bridge
Place Id 24364
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 18 July 2012
Locality / Suburb  
  Daly River
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Bul Bul who was a Black-tracker who gained Australia wide fame for the phenomenal feats of tracking and bravery he displayed during the hunt for Nemarluk. He accompanied Constable T Fitzer into country strange to both of them and among tribes hostile to their intentions. He was killed in 1943 when an army vehicle on which he was traveling overturned south of Adelaide River.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
18/07/2012 Date added to the Register.
08/08/2012 NTG G32

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