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02-October-2022
02-October-2022

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The housing complex commemorates `Auntie Billie` Pitscheneder for her contribution to the Darwin community and her work for charity. 

Billie Pitscheneder worked for a number of volunteer organisations including the Braille Institute for the Blind and the Guide Dog for the Blind association. As a result of this she was awarded the British Empire Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee medal, six life memberships and five honorary memberships of various organisations.

Location

Address:Somerville Gardens & Parap Road, Pitscheneder Court, Parap, 0820
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.434647
Long: 130.843496
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 7th May, 1981
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Northern Territory Housing Commission

Pitscheneder Court

This complex iIs named in recognition of `Auntie` Billie Pitscheneder`s continuing contribution to the Darwin community and work for charity.

Plaque : 

This complex was opened on the 7 May 1981 by the Honourable Paul Everingham M.L.A Chief Minister and Attorney General for the Northern Territory

Source: MA, NRUM
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