Place Names Register Extract

Betano Street

Extract date: 20/08/2019

Name Betano
Type Designation Street
Place Id 23809
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 18 June 2010
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin After HMAS Betano, a LCH (Landing Craft Heavy) of 323 tonnes, commissioned on 8 February 1974 and named after the location where the 2/4 Independent Company landed in Timor on 23 September 1942.

HMAS Betano was involved in Operation NAVY HELP DARWIN following Cyclone Tracy's devastation of Darwin in December 1974.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
18/06/2010 Date added to the Register
23/06/2010 NTG25

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