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Ivan Wiese Truck Parking Bay

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Name Ivan Wiese Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24512
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -23° 31' S (Decimal degrees -23.52812)
Longitude: 133° 51' E (Decimal degrees 133.86134)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Burt Plain
Local Government Area  
  MacDonnell Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Ivan Wiese who worked with Kurt Johannson for a few years and later worked with Ryan and Buntine Overland Transport. Ivan started transporting freight and fuel supplies to stations and settlements as well as tourist resorts west of Alice Springs. He named his company Northern Transport, which he operated until he sold to Tony Richards, NT Fuels in 1982, 35 years after first coming to the Northern Territory to work for Len Tuit.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/10/2013 Date added to the Register
23/10/2013 NTG G43
22/01/2014 Correction made to spelling of name
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