News: NT Administrator Visit

The Northern Territory Administrator was given a tour of the new swimming pool complex during a recent trip to Tennant Creek.

Posted: Monday, 21 September 2015

His Honour the Honourable John Hardy OAM and Mrs Marie Hardy met several staff from Barkly Regional Council and toured the pool following the investiture of Northern Territory recipients of Australian Honours and Awards the previous day.
At a special ceremony in the Council Chambers, the Administrator invested two Tennant Creek recipients of Australian Honours and Awards announced in the Queen’s Birthday 2015 Honours List: Mr Elliott McAdam AM and Mr Philip Merry ESM.
Mr McAdam was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division for his significant service to the community of Barkly and to the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory.
Mr Merry was awarded the Emergency Services Medal for his work with the Northern Territory Emergency Service (NTES), which he joined in 1996, and held the position of Deputy Unit Officer at the Tennant Creek Volunteer Unit since 2006.