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Toft Road

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Name Toft
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24427
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 9 April 2013
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Patrick (Sonny) John Toft, a carpenter who travelled all over the Territory from 1964, including to Hooker Creek (now Lajamanu), Hermannsburg and Beswick among many other places. Sonny was supervising the mobile workforce and was with the mobile workforce at the time of Cyclone Tracy. He became heavily involved in the repairing and rebuilding of Darwin. Sonny was also the President of the Nightcliff Lions Club and a long time member of the Darwin Turf Club.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
09/04/2013 Date added to the Register
17/04/2013 NTG G16
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