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Midpul Bridge

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Name Midpul Bridge
Type Designation Bridge
Place Id 24105
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 28 April 2011
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 28' S (Decimal degrees -12.47003)
Longitude: 130° 58' E (Decimal degrees 130.9803)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Prince of Wales, a Larrakia artist who was born with the tribal name Midpul. He was the first contemporary Aboriginal artist from the Larrakia region to become well known and respected in the art industry. He won the 2001 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award in the general painting category.

Midpul Bridge is the pedestrian bridge over the Stuart Highway.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
28/04/2011 Date added to the Register.
04/05/2011 NTG18
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