Pioneer Drive-In

Stuart Highway,
Alice Springs, NT 0870

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Pioneer Drive-In

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The Pioneer Drive-In opened in 1975 and closed in 1990, a year after the Alice Springs Cinema opened. The Pioneer Drive-In was heritage listed in 2005. The site is planed to become a 88 lot housing estate. The Pioneer Drive-In was demolished in June 2013.

Contributed by David Coppock

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davidcoppock on June 3, 2017 at 11:35 am

Located on Stuart Highway opposite the racecourse.

davidcoppock on June 6, 2017 at 11:38 pm

The only remains of the Pioneer Drive-in now are the ramps, fences, entrance and exit roads and gates(one of them is oppisite the entrance(and exit?) of the racecourse(trotting club?). There could also be the bases of the screen, ticket box(or boxes?), snackbar and bio box too?

davidcoppock on March 15, 2018 at 8:40 pm

Opened on 28/1/ 1965 and closed on 28/11/1988. Also called Starline Drive-in. Screen moved(by volunteers) in pieces and put back up complete at Blatherskite Park with the aim reopening the drive-in(unknown if happened yet?).

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