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Place Names Register Extract

Marita Street

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Name Marita
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24304
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 25 April 2012
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Sister Marita Scullion, a Daughter of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and trained nurse, with obstetrics and infant welfare certification. She cared for the people of Bathurst Island and Port Keats (Wadeye).

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

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
13/04/2012 Date added to the Register
25/04/2012 NTG 17
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