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Name Leanyer
Type Designation Suburb
Place Id 2054
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 4 April 1984
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 22' S (Decimal degrees -12.3708)
Longitude: 130° 54' E (Decimal degrees 130.9036)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin The suburb gets its name from the nearby swamp.

The name Leanyer was in general use for the area at the time of development and first appeared on Goyder's 1869 survey plans. The origin is not known, but is presumed to be Aboriginal.

The suburb boundary, as approved on 8 March 2007, is deliniated on CP 5076.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/04/1984 NTG13
03/04/2007 Revocation of NTG13 04/04/1984 gazettal and re-gazettal with new boundaries
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of 3/4/2007 namings
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