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Hyacinth Street

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Name Hyacinth
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24198
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 4 August 2011
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Sister Hyacinth Lenehan, one of the five pioneering Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart who arrived in Darwin in 1908. She helped start the first Catholic School in the Northern Territory, St Joseph's, which was later renamed St Mary's. She is considered a pioneer in Catholic education.

The theme, Top End Catholic Priests and Religious, was selected through consultation with Larrakia Development Corporation.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/08/2011 Date added to the Register.
17/08/2011 NTG33
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