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Ted Rowe Park

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Name Ted Rowe Park
Type Designation Urban Park
Place Id 24657
Place Type Park or Cemetery
Status Registered
Date Registered 11 December 2014
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 21' S (Decimal degrees -12.359095)
Longitude: 130° 53' E (Decimal degrees 130.895093)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Ted Rowe was stationed in Darwin with the Australian Army from 1939 to 1946 during World War Two. Ted was in Darwin Harbour on the 19 February, 1942 for the first bombing raid and for the remainder of the War. Ted returned to live in Darwin with his family in 1978. Ted was the first Executive Officer of the Law Society of the Northern Territory from 1979 to 1991 and set up the procedures for issuing the Annual Practising Certificates. Ted organised a number of annual events, such as the Law Society cricket match and dinners throughout the year. In his capacity as Executive Officer, Ted also served on the Legal Practitioner's Admission Board. He was a long-term volunteer in the Meals on Wheels program run by the Australian Red Cross. Ted passed away in 1994.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
11/12/2014 Date added to Register
17/12/2014 NTG G50
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