Proposed Re-naming of The Strand Reserve to Nellie Tant Reserve

Description:

The City of Bayswater has adopted for public advertising a proposal to rename The Strand Reserve to Nellie Tant Reserve in commemoration of the achievements of Ms. Nellie Fawdrey Tant, who was elected to the Bayswater Road Board on 9 April 1921, making her the first woman to be elected to a Road Board in Western Australia. The Strand Reserve has been selected for formal naming, as its current name is not official and is not recognised by Landgate's Geographic Names Committee.


Current project status:

Under review following public comment period.


Information available:

A location plan for The Strand Reserve, biographical information on Nellie Tant and a series of frequently asked questions are available in the Document Library on this page.


Submissions closed:

19 March 2020

Description:

The City of Bayswater has adopted for public advertising a proposal to rename The Strand Reserve to Nellie Tant Reserve in commemoration of the achievements of Ms. Nellie Fawdrey Tant, who was elected to the Bayswater Road Board on 9 April 1921, making her the first woman to be elected to a Road Board in Western Australia. The Strand Reserve has been selected for formal naming, as its current name is not official and is not recognised by Landgate's Geographic Names Committee.


Current project status:

Under review following public comment period.


Information available:

A location plan for The Strand Reserve, biographical information on Nellie Tant and a series of frequently asked questions are available in the Document Library on this page.


Submissions closed:

19 March 2020

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    The City is seeking the community's view on the proposed renaming of The Strand Reserve to Nellie Tant Reserve.  You can have your say on the proposal by filling out the survey below.

    The City is seeking the community's view on the proposed renaming of The Strand Reserve to Nellie Tant Reserve.  You can have your say on the proposal by filling out the survey below.

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