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Burton Park

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Name Burton Park
Type Designation Urban Park
Place Id 3034
Place Type Park or Cemetery
Status Revoked
Date Registered 8 October 1982
Locality / Suburb  
  Tennant Creek
Lot/Portion  
  Town of Tennant Creek
Local Government Area  
  Barkly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after William Cecil Burton who was born near Winton in Qld Springs and worked as a projectionist with a travelling picture show. He later set up his own permanent theatre in Tennant Creek in the late 1930's known as the Pioneer Theatre Show and was the proprietor until his death in November 1968.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
08/10/1982 NTG40 Date Gazetted
06/04/2016 Revoked due to park never having been constructed
27/04/2016 NTG G7 Date Gazetted - Notification of Revocation
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