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Miles Road

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Name Miles
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24422
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 16 January 2013
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after John Keith Miles, who moved to Darwin in 1973 with his wife and two children (third child later born in Darwin). He was instrumental in the construction of educational and other infrastructure across the Territory. He was committed to providing affordable building and accommodation to the Territories Indigenous communities.

In the late 1980's he acquired land opposite what is now Harvey Norman and opened Aussie Palms, a palm nursery. He died from cancer in 1990 at the age of 44.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
16/01/2013 Date added to the Register
30/01/2013 NTG G5
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