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Goyder Road

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Name Goyder
Type Designation Road
Place Id 6298
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 5 January 1955
Locality / Suburb  
  Fannie Bay
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after George Woodroffe Goyder, Surveyor-General of South Australia. Born in Liverpool, England, in 1826 Goyder emigrated to Australia in 1848. In 1868/69 Goyder was appointed by the South Australian Government to carry out a survey of land in the Northern Territory during which survey he selected Port Darwin as the new site for the Palmerston now known as Darwin.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
05/01/1955 NTG1
16/04/2008 NTG 15 Westerly extension
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