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Russell Street

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Name Russell
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24452
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 2 May 2013
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Joseph (Joe) Stanley Russell, who was Head Stockman on Roper Valley Station at the age of 14. Joe later joined the Lands Department of the Public Service as a Chainman. He was known as a great story teller, sharing stories of his days when he was a stockman and a surveyor. In 1984, Joe was honoured with an Order of Australia Medal for Public Services. Joe passed away in January 2008.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
02/05/2013 Date added to the Register
15/05/2013 NTG G20
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