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Name Gillen
Type Designation Suburb
Place Id 22295
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -23° 42' S (Decimal degrees -23.711)
Longitude: 133° 51' E (Decimal degrees 133.866)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Alice Springs Town Council
History/Origin This Alice Springs suburb is named after FJ Gillen and Mt Gillen in the MacDonnell Ranges, named by Chas Winnecke, in 1878, after Francis James Gillen, Telegraphist and Station Master at Alice Springs.

The suburb boundary, as approved on 8 March 2007, is deliniated on CP 5170.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2007 Date of Registration
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of Naming
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