Place Names Register Extract

East Point

Extract date: 01/03/2021

Name East Point
Type Designation Suburb
Place Id 2033
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 January 2001
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 24' S (Decimal degrees -12.4125)
Longitude: 130° 49' E (Decimal degrees 130.8296)
Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin East Point, Lee Point and Point Charles all appear on Goyder's original plan of Port Darwin in 1869. This point, the easterly extremity of the entrance to Darwin Harbour has been used for a variety of purposes, including gun turrets and anchor for the submarine net during the War (1942-46), a post war golf course and currently a recreation reserve.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/04/1984 NTG13
10/01/2001 NTG1 Revocation of 4/04/1984 gazettal and renaming of suburb due to changes to boundaries from originally gazetted

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