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Doug Foster Truck Parking Bay

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Name Doug Foster Truck Parking Bay
Type Designation Rest Area
Place Id 24507
Place Type Feature
Status Registered
Date Registered 10 October 2013
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -15° 37' S (Decimal degrees -15.62196)
Longitude: 130° 53' E (Decimal degrees 130.89898)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Named after Doug Foster who came to the Northern Territory from Brisbane in the 1950's and drove for Kittle Brothers Transport at Tennant Creek and Fleetowners in Alice Springs. Doug won a Churchill Award to go to Canada and study stock transport and is credited with introducing the 'B-Double' concept to Australia. He passed away in 1997.

Register & Gazettal information

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