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Follington Street

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Name Follington
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24610
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 4 June 2014
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Palmerston City Council
History/Origin Named after Ern Follington who was a former soldier in WWII, pilot and cattle pioneer who revolutionised the way cattle was mustered by being the first pilot to muster cattle with a helicopter in the Northern Territory. Ern first came to Darwin in 1945, where he was stationed prior to his deployment to New Guinea in WWII. During the 1950s he flew the survey plane for the aerial mapping of Rum Jungle and Mary Kathlene uranium mines. Ern continued to fly until he passed away in 1974.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
04/06/2014 Date added to the Register
11/06/2014 NTG G23
01/03/2019 Extension - (Certified Plan S2019/003)
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