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Place Names Register Extract

Brazil Crescent

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Name Brazil
Type Designation Crescent
Place Id 5381
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 13 August 1982
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Darwin City Council
History/Origin Named after Robert Brazil, a fireman, who was one of the few survivors of the Gothenburg which was wrecked and sank while returning from Darwin in February 1875. He was awarded a medal for heroism when he and other men swam to an upturned lifeboat, righted it, and bailed it dry.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
13/08/1982 NTG32
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