Lyons, Northern Territory
Darwin, Northern Territory
|Population||2,302 (2016 census)|
|Location||16 km (10 mi) from Darwin|
|LGA(s)||City of Darwin|
Prior to gazettal on 7 July 2004, the area comprising Lyons was part of the suburb of Lee Point, Northern Territory. Lyons is a new suburb with new estates being built to the west.
Lyons is named in commemoration of Tommy Imabulg Lyons, a Larrakia traditional owner (Greater Darwin Area) and senior man for the Danggalaba clan, who was a member of the "Black Watch" and worked as a Police Tracker. Tommy lived most of his life on the Cox Peninsula, Dum in Mirrie and Indian Islands in Bynoe Harbour. He died in 1978.
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