Cotton harvesting and loading

Mungindi - Places to See

Mungindi
Border town spreading from New South Wales across to Queensland.
Mungindi (pronounced 'mung-in-die') is truly a border town. Half of it is in NSW and half in Queensland. As NSW utilises daylight savings and Queensland does not, this creates the unusual situation where the one town is located within different time zones in the summer.

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Royal Hotel

Boggabri

Small township on the north west slopes of New South Wales

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The Marshall McMahon Inn (1867)

Wallabadah

Wallabadah (including Goonoo Goonoo)
Attractive little village on the upper reaches of Quirindi Creek
Wallabadah is an attractive little village with tree-lined streets on the upper reaches of Quirindi Creek, beneath the mountains of the Peel Range and on the eastern rim of the Liverpool Plains. Situated on the New England Highway it is 60 km south of Tamworth and 359 km north of Sydney. Fine wool, stud cattle, turkeys, pecan nuts and prime lambs sustain the local economy.

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Cotton in the fields between Wee Waa and Gunnedah

Wee Waa

Wee Waa (plus Cubbaroo, Burren Junction, Cuttabri and Pilliga)
A town which proclaims itself The Cotton Capital of Australia
Wee Waa (pronounced 'Wee War') is known as The Cotton Capital of Australia. It is the base of The Namoi Cotton Co-Operative (the largest grower-owned organisation in the country) and of Cotton Seed Distributors who sell seeds to growers from around the world. Cotton was first introduced into the area in the early 1960s and intensive research and improved irrigation have created the largest cotton yields in Australia, bringing considerable prosperity to the district.

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The countryside between Armidale and Bundarra

Bundarra

Small rural settlement in the New England area

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Main street of Nundle

Nundle

Nundle (including Hanging Rock, Bowling Alley Point and Chaffey Dam)
Historic goldmining site in rugged country
Located 400 km north of Sydney via the New England Highway, Nundle is an old goldmining town situated amidst some genuinely spectacular scenery between the towering slopes of the Great Dividing Range and the Peel River which is popular with anglers. Sheep, cattle and wheat are the economic mainstays of this little village which today contains some 200 inhabitants.

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Tabulam Post Office

Tabulam

Tabulam
Small village on the Northern Tablelands between Tenterfield and Casino.
Tabulam is a quaint village of 150 people located in a rather beautiful setting on the Bruxner Highway between Tenterfield (73 km) and Casino (58 km). 830 km north-east of Sydney it is situated on the Clarence River.

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The huge Grain Corp wheat silos

Delungra - Places to See

Delungra
Tiny village on the North West Slopes of the Great Dividing Range
Delungra is a small village of 318 people, situated halfway between Inverell and Warialda, 723 km north of Sydney. It has a pub and a takeaway food shop and a craft shop called Weeds and Waterholes.

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