Muirhead, Northern Territory

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DarwinNorthern Territory
Established 2008
Postcode(s) 0810
Location 15.8 km (10 mi) from Darwin
LGA(s) City of Darwin
Territory electorate(s) Wanguri
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around Muirhead:
Lee Point Lee Point Buffalo Creek
Lyons Muirhead Buffalo Creek
Wanguri Wanguri

Muirhead is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.


Muirhead is named in commemoration of James Muirhead who was the Royal Commissioner into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, barrister, Supreme Court Judge, and Administrator. He is especially known for his work as the Commissioner into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody in the early 1990s. The area comprising Muirhead was part of the suburb of Lee Point.

Subdivision development of this suburb commenced in April 2011.


Coordinates: 12°21′30″S 130°53′44″E / 12.35833°S 130.89556°E / -12.35833; 130.89556