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DD Smith Truck Parking Bay

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Name DD Smith Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24503
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -20° 00' S (Decimal degrees -20.0086)
Longitude: 137° 07' E (Decimal degrees 137.13194)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Barkly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Mr David Douglas Smith, the member for Stuart in the Legislative Council for the Northern Territory for the period between November 1962 and November 1965. Mr Smith first came to the Territory in 1926 for work in relation to the proposed railway line from
Daly Waters to Dajarra in Queensland. He went to live in Alice Springs in 1928 and was the resident Engineer there for the Commonwealth Department of Works throughout the period of World War II and up until the 1950's.

Register & Gazettal information

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