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Gabriella Street

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Name Gabriella
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24301
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 13 April 2012
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Sister Gabriella Fornarich, a Daughter of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and a trained nurse. Sister Gabriella worked at Bathurst Island in 1938 and in 1943 was one of the first Catholic Sisters to work at the Channel Island Leprosarium, where she nursed patients with Hansen's disease (Leprosy).

The theme, Top End Catholic Priests and Religious, was selected through consultation with Larrakia Development Corporation.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
13/04/2012 Date added to the Register
25/04/2012 NTG 17
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