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Father Gerry Remie Park

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Name Father Gerry Remie Park
Type Designation Urban Park
Place Id 24138
Place Type Park or Cemetery
Status Registered
Date Registered 16 May 2011
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 30' S (Decimal degrees -12.51217)
Longitude: 130° 59' E (Decimal degrees 130.98352)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Father Gerard (Gerry) Remie, the founding Parish Priest of Our Lady Help of Christians parish in Palmerston. He was there for 14 years, building the parish complex from the ground up (church, school and presbytery) by appealing for donations from people locally, nationally and overseas. He was beloved within the Parish and reached out to anyone disadvantaged socially or financially.

He passed away in 1999.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
16/05/2011 Date added to the Register.
25/05/2011 NTG21
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