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Dave Baldock Trucking Parking Bay

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Name Dave Baldock Trucking Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24502
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -20° 10' S (Decimal degrees -20.18092)
Longitude: 134° 13' E (Decimal degrees 134.22125)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Barkly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after David Baldock who was a Central Australia transport operator. Baldock arrived in Tennant Creek from South Australia in 1934 looking for work. After driving trucks for a number of years around Central Australia, in 1937 he purchased his own truck and started an Alice Springs to Tennant Creek service following the Overland Telegraph Line. He was a foundation member of the Northern Territory Transport Association.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/10/2013 Date added to the Register
23/10/2013 NTG G43
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