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Australian Capital Territory


Public Place Names (Fadden and Gowrie) Determination 2004 (No 1)*

Disallowable Instrument DI2004-31

made under the


Public Place Names Act 1989, section 3 (Minister to determine names)
I DETERMINE the name of the public place that is Territory land as specified in the attached schedule and as indicated on the attached plan.

Neil Savery

Delegate of the Minister
Dated this tenth day of March 2004.


Australian Capital Territory
Public Place Names (Fadden and Gowrie) Determination 2004 (No 1)


NAME

ORIGIN

SIGNIFICANCE

Hannah Community Park



Sir Colin Thomas Hannah

KCMG; CB; CBE; (1914-1978)

Air Force Officer & Governor of Queensland

Air Marshal Sir Colin Thomas Hannah was born in 1914 at Menzies, Western Australia.

In 1935 he enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force. He began his training as an air cadet at No.1 Flight Training School, Point Cook, Victoria. He gained his wings in 1936.

In 1939 he was transferred to England for armament training with the Royal Airforce. He began the course a week before the outbreak of World War II.

Sir Hannah rose to become the Chief of the Australian Air Staff 1970-72. He resided in Canberra. During this time came the introduction of the F111 and the closing period of Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam conflict.

On retiring from the Royal Australian Air force Sir Colin became the Governor of Queensland 1972-77. During absences of the Governor General he assumed the position of Administrator.




*Name amended under Legislation Act 2001 s 60

Page of PN2004-02



Unauthorised version prepared by ACT Parliamentary Counsel’s Office


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