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Tommy Lyons Park

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Name Tommy Lyons Park
Type Designation Urban Park
Place Id 23924
Place Type Park or Cemetery
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 November 2010
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 21' S (Decimal degrees -12.35494)
Longitude: 130° 53' E (Decimal degrees 130.88878)
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Locality / Suburb  
  Town of Nightcliff
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Tommy Imabulg Lyons, a Larrakia traditional owner (Greater Darwin Area) and senior man for the Danggalaba clan, who was a member of the "Black Watch" and worked as a Police Tracker.
Tommy lived most of his life on the Cox Peninsula, Dum-in-mirrie and Indian Islands in Bynoe Harbour. He died in 1978.

The suburb of Lyons is also named in commemoration of Tommy Lyons.

Tommy Lyons Park is Lot 10279, Town of Nightcliff.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/11/2010 Added to Register
10/11/2010 NTG45
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