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Hodge Road

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Name Hodge
Type Designation Road
Place Id 24664
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 March 2015
Locality / Suburb  
  Lloyd Creek
Local Government Area  
  Litchfield Council
History/Origin Named after Sydney Osborne Hodge and Alma Fredrica Hodge. It is reported that Sydney, along with a partner, introduced Hayden fibreglass boats and Johnson outboard motors to the population of Darwin around 1959. Around this time Sydney and Alma become involved with the Salvation Army and spent their time caring for Aboriginal children. They later volunteered their time to the Retta Dixon Home and became involved with the Church Missionary Society, helping to build a new home, store and workshop.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/03/2015 Date added to the Register
18/03/2015 NTG G11 Date Gazetted
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