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Cubagee Court

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Name Cubagee
Type Designation Court
Place Id 5792
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 6 September 2010
Locality / Suburb  
  Tennant Creek
Local Government Area  
  Barkly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Dick (Kumbadji) Cubagee, an Aboriginal of the Warramunga tribe who inhabit the area around Tennant Creek. Cubagee accompanied David Lindsay, a surveyor, on his exploration trips into Central Australia in the 1886-1889 period. Cubagee died in Adelaide of turberculosis at the age of 21 in 1889.

In 1982, Cubagee Court was named but the development did not proceed, so in 1998 the name was revoked. A new development was proposed in 2010 so the name Cubagee Court was once again considered and approved for use.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
08/10/1982 NTG40
15/07/1998 NTG27 Revocation of 8/10/1982 gazettal due to subdivision not being built
06/09/2010 Date Registered
15/09/2010 NTG37
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