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Bridge Street

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Name Bridge
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24564
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 14 March 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Alan Bridge, who was the first resident judge of the Northern Territory. He held that office between 1961 and 1979. He was the last resident judge to sit in the old Sydney Williams hut that served as the courthouse until the construction of the new courthouse on the corner of Mitchell and Herbert Streets (now demolished to make way for the Parliamentary Precinct).

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
14/03/2014 Date added to the Register
19/03/2014 NTG G11 Date Gazetted
15/10/2014 NTG G41 Extension - Date Gazetted
08/07/2015 NTG G27 Extension - Date Gazetted
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