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Kevin Howlett Truck Parking Bay

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Name Kevin Howlett Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24515
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 49' S (Decimal degrees -14.8266)
Longitude: 132° 57' E (Decimal degrees 132.9531)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Kevin Howlett who arrived in the Northern Territory in the late 1930's and started work as a driver hauling buffalo meat to Darwin from top end abattoirs. After Cyclone Tracy he went to Alice Springs and partnered with Trevor Wilson to establish K & T Transport. In 1986 Kevin became the sole owner of the business and went on to increase the fleet to 13 road trains.

Register & Gazettal information

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