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Wishart

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Name Wishart
Type Designation Locality
Place Id 2099
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 21 April 2004
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 27' S (Decimal degrees -12.456966)
Longitude: 130° 56' E (Decimal degrees 130.934697)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
 
History/Origin named after Wishart Road which in turn was named after John Wishart who from 1885-1886 built Darwins first substantial wharf which allowed cargoes to be brought ashore for the construction of the then proposed transcontinental railway.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
21/04/2004 NTG16
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