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Alan Ross Truck Parking Bay

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Name Alan Ross Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24495
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 05' S (Decimal degrees -14.09355)
Longitude: 131° 59' E (Decimal degrees 131.98941)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Roper Gulf Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Alan Ross who came to Darwin in 1949. Alan was one of the first Taxi Drivers to work in Darwin. Alan worked in the trucking industry for over 50 years, owning many trucks over this time, delivering fuel and goods to remote communities in the northern parts of the Northern Territory. Alan Ross established his own business Alan Ross & Co in the late 1960's.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
10/10/2013 Date added to the Register
23/10/2013 NTG G43
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