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  • 10 Public Place Names Act 1989 Australian Capital Territory Gazette

    No.S92.31 May "1993

    PUBLIC PLACE NAMES ACT 1989

    DETERMINATION

    DETERMINATION NO. 48 OF 1993

    Under section 4 of the Public Place Names Act 1989, the detennination of the names of the public places mat are Territory Land are described in the attached Schedule 'A' and are as indicated on the attached map.

    Dated the.. /.$. day of. ?#?..

    JEFFREY VINCENT TOWNSEND Secretary of the Department of the Environment, Land and Planning, Delegate of the Minister.

    .1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette No.S92.31 May 1993 Public Place Names Act 1989

    SCHEDULE 'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND SPORTSWOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN SIGNIFICANCE

    NORTHAM STREET Sir William Herbert Northam (1905-1988)

    Australia's first Olympic Yachting Gold Medallist in Tokyo 1964. He was the oldest Australian competitor to win an Olympic gold medal, and was named Australian Yachtsman of the year in 1964.

    WESTBURY CIRCUIT Alan Westbury (1916-1968)

    ANGLES COURT Cyril Angles (1906-1962)

    Australian Welterweight and Middle Weight Champion. He won his first title (welterweight) in 1939. In 1945 he won the Middleweight crown. He retired in -1946 with a proud record of having lost only 21 fights in 107.

    Radio Sportscaster. He was one of Australia's all round sportscasters, broadcasting horse racing, boxing, wrestling, trotting, cycling with equal skill.

    legate's Ir Delegate's Initials

    This is page One of Schedule 'A' to the Detennination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the /

  • Public Place Names Act 1989 Australian Capital Territory Gazette

    No.S92,31 May 1993

    SCHEDULE'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS

    NAME ORIGIN

    KAY PLACE Robert Kay (1915-1991)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    A prominent local businessman, he was born at Duntroon and served in the RAAF during WWII. He excelled at football and cricket and at one time he attained A-grade status in all four football codes. He played over 100 first grade games with the Tigers and was named among the best players in their premiership-winning years 1939, 40 and 41. He played A -grade cricket for Queanbeyan for nine years and was team captain for five years. In later life he was heavily involved in local sport as an administrator. He also organised the Red Shield Appeal for two very successful years.

    - & . Delegated Initials

    This is page Two of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of the public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the / ^ ^ day of /~lc~^. 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette No.'S92,31 May 1993 Public Place Names Act 1989

    SCHEDULE 'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    JUST PLACE Carl Just (1871-1920)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    He was president of the Queensland Cycle Club, vice president of the Queensland Flying. Squadron, a member of the Queensland Boxing Association and of the Queensland Amateur Athletic Association.

    GEHRS CLOSE Donald Gehrs (1880-1953)

    He was an audacious right handed batsman who was effective against any type of bowler. He represented Australia in six Test matches and .during his first class career (1902-21) he scored 4,377 runs, including 13 centuries.

    Delegate's Initials

    This is page Three of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the /j ** day of /*"/*_ 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

  • 14 Public Place Names Act 1989

    Australian Capital Territory Gazette No.S92.31 May 1993

    SCHEDULE 'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    BLACKLOCK CLOSE Walter Blacklock (1862-1935)

    HATTERSLEY COURT Harry Hattersley (1908-1970)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    Trainer. He was a leading jockey on a circuit that extended from Brisbane to Charters Towers and Townsville. Increasing wieght reduced his opportunities and he turned to training in 1891. For 20 years he was among the leading trainers in Brisbane and owners liberally commissioned him to buy yearlings. He retired in 1924.

    Between 1925-48 he was one of Australia's leading amateur golfers. He won the 1930 and 1947 Australian Amateur Championships, three NSW amateur titles and four Australian Amateur foursomes Championships.

    - Delegate's Initials

    This is page Four of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the /c * day of / V ^ - s 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Pariiamentaiy Counsel-also accessible at www.tegislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette No.S92,31 May 1993 Public Place Names Act 1989 15

    SCHEDULE 'A*

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME

    GORMAN CRESCENT

    FREW CLOSE

    ORIGIN

    John Gorman (1901-1978)

    Richard Frew (1859-)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    He played Rugby League for Queensland from 1920-30 and was largely responsible for his states great success. During that period they won 17 out of 24 interstate encounters. He played for Australia in ten consecutive tests against England and captained Australia from 1928-30.

    He is considered one of the greatest steeplechasers Australia ever produced.. He won the Oaklands Hunt Club Cup - the V.R.C. Grand.: National Steeplechase in 1894 and 95 and the Caulfield Grand National Steeplechase in 1895. He trained and rode some of the greatest hurdle horses of his day, including Clare Land, Robin Hood, Donald, Clen Isle, Domino and Ripon.

    (2a. Delegate's Initials

    The is page Five of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of HMmmm^M^^^mA^C^^.^^

  • 16 Public Place Names Act 1989 Australian Capital Territory Gazette

    No.S92.31 May 1993

    SCHEDULE 'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    TAZEWELL CIRCUIT Evelyn Ruth Tazewell (1893-1983)

    LUKEY PLACE Len Lukey (1923-1978)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    Hockey. In 1918 she captained South Australia's team against West

    . Australia, and remained captain from 1920-36. She was selected in the Australian Team in 1925. 1928. 1929 and in 1930-36. In 1930 the team entered the Empire Tournament in South Africa and toured Britain and Europe. She was Delegate to the International Women's Hockey Association from 1953-59.

    Racing Driver. Remembered for a number of notable firsts in Australian Motor Sports. The first driver to win the CAMS Gold Star in 1959. He also set a national land speed record in a non-racing car.

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    Delegate's Initials This is page Six of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the/, *v day of /*/ ^ t . . 1993.

    ' AuthorisedbytheACTParliamentaryCounsel-alsoaccessibleatwvw.legislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette No.S92.31 May 1993 Public Place Names Act 1989 17

    SCHEDULE 'A*

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    CHARUCK PLACE Henry Charlick (1845-1916)

    KENDALL PLACE Thomas Kendall (1851-1924)

    HURWOOD PLACE Alexander Hurwood (1902-1982)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    Chess Champion. Unofficial Chess Champion South Australia 1865-96; Champion of Australia 1887-95. Chess Editor for the 'Observer' (Adelaide) 1868-1916 and several other publications.

    A left-arm slow bowler, he played an important part in beating England at Melbourne in 1876-77. After playing for Victoria for some years he moved to Hobart and toured New Zealand with a Tasmanian side 1883-84.

    A medium pace right arm bowler, he represented Australia in the first and second Tests, at Adelaide and Sydney, against the West Indies in 1930-31.

    SL$ Delegate's Initials

    This is page Seven of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the /*- **" day of A7< 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette Public Place Names Act 1989 No. S92,31 May 1993

    SCHEDULE'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    KUHN PLACE Francis Kuhn

    (1881-1903)

    BIDDELL COURT Walter Biddell (1859-1933)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    Jockey. He began riding at the age of 14, when he joined T: Payten's stabiles. He was Champion New South Wales Jockey 1901-02.

    He was the Founder of the Life Saving movement in New South Wales. After a man nearly drowned at Bronte in 1907 he formed the Bronte Surf Life Brigade, the first club to initiate regular drill, discipline and practice. He purchased a surf life boat and organised look-outs and shark bells. He financed the building of a wbmens dressing shed at Bronte and was life governor of the Royal Life Saving Society from 1909.

    LtZ Delegate's Initials

    This is page Eight of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the JfL *^ day of /"7V**- 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

  • Australian Capital Territory Gazette No. S92.31 May 1993 Public Place Names Act 1989 19

    SCHEDULE 'A'

    STREET NOMENCLATURE

    DIVISION OF NICHOLLS: SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

    NAME ORIGIN

    WEETMAN PLACE Percy Carter Weetman (c!866-1933)

    SIGNIFICANCE

    Rower. Bora Launceston. He joined the Tamar Rowing Club 1884, Secretary 1887, . Captain 1891-1900. President for 2 years and life member. Responsible for the formation of Tasmanian Rowing Association.

    .!2*. Delegate's Initials

    This is page Nine of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the /i.**~ d a y o f / ^ _ . 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.tegislation.act.gov.au

  • 20 Public Place Names Act 1989 Australian Capital Territory Gazette

    No.S92,31 May 1993

    Division of NICHOLLS

    cn....... Delegate's Initials

    This is page Ten of Schedule 'A' to the Determination of the names of public places signed by the Delegate of the Minister on the M * w day of M** 1993.

    Authorised by the ACT Parliamentary Counsel-also accessible at www.legislation.act.gov.au

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