New South Wales
|Population||650 (2011 census)|
|Elevation||105 m (344 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Murray River Council|
Thyra, New South Wales is a parish and suburb in Cadell County, Southern New South Wales Australia. It is located 15 km north of Echuca, Victoria at 35°49′54″S 144°41′04″E and is on the Balranald branch line of the Deniliquin railway line and in Murray River Council.
Suburbs and localities are the names of geographic subdivisions in Australia, used mainly for address purposes. The term locality is used in rural areas, while the term suburb is used in urban areas. Australian postcodes closely align with the boundaries of localities and suburbs.
Cadell County is one of the 141 Cadastral divisions of New South Wales. It contains the city of Moama.
South is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points. South is the opposite of north and is perpendicular to the east and west.
One church building remains the only public building, and the nearest town is Mathoura.
Mathoura is a small town in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia, in the Murray River Council local government area. At the 2016 census, Mathoura had a population of 938. The town's name is derived from an aboriginal word for 'windy'.
Thyra was on the border of the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta peoples, and their neighbors the Baraba baraba.
The Yorta Yorta, also known as Jotijota, are an indigenous Australian people who have traditionally inhabited the area surrounding the junction of the Goulburn and Murray Rivers in present-day north-eastern Victoria and southern New South Wales.
Barababaraba (Baraba-Baraba), or Baraparapa, is an extinct Indigenous Australian language once spoken along the southern tributaries of the Murrumbidgee River, Victoria and New South Wales. It was a dialect of Wemba–Wemba.
The first Europeans to the area were Hamilton Hume and William Hovell, in 1824, and Captain Charles Sturt in 1830. In In 1852 Francis Cadell, began a steam ship service.The nearby Murray river here is still navigable by paddle steamer.
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The Hume and Hovell expedition was one of the most important journeys of explorations undertaken in eastern Australia. In 1824 the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and former Royal Navy Captain William Hovell to lead an expedition to find new grazing land in the south of the colony, and also to find an answer to the mystery of where New South Wales's western rivers flowed.
Captain Charles Napier Sturt was a British explorer of Australia, and part of the European exploration of Australia. He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both Sydney and later from Adelaide. His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River. He was searching to prove his own passionately held belief that there was an "inland sea" at the centre of the continent.
|Climate data for Mathoura|
|Record high °C (°F)||44.7|
|Average high °C (°F)||31.4|
|Average low °C (°F)||15.5|
|Record low °C (°F)||5.6|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||32.3|
|Average precipitation days||3.8||3.6||4.3||5.3||8.0||9.0||10.5||10.6||8.9||7.7||6.1||5.2||83.0|
Agriculture remains the main economic activity and Electorally the parish is in the Division of Farrer.
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The Division of Farrer is an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales.
The Murray River is Australia's longest river, at 2,508 kilometres (1,558 mi) in length. The Murray rises in the Australian Alps, draining the western side of Australia's highest mountains, and then meanders across Australia's inland plains, forming the border between the states of New South Wales and Victoria as it flows to the northwest into South Australia. It turns south at Morgan for its final 315 kilometres (196 mi), reaching the ocean at Lake Alexandrina.
The Riverina is an agricultural region of South-Western New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The Riverina is distinguished from other Australian regions by the combination of flat plains, warm to hot climate and an ample supply of water for irrigation. This combination has allowed the Riverina to develop into one of the most productive and agriculturally diverse areas of Australia. Bordered on the south by the state of Victoria and on the east by the Great Dividing Range, the Riverina covers those areas of New South Wales in the Murray and Murrumbidgee drainage zones to their confluence in the west.
Euston is a small town on the banks of the Murray River, southern New South Wales, Australia in Balranald Shire. The twin town of Robinvale is on the other side of the river in the state of Victoria.
The Mid Murray Council is a local government area in South Australia in the Murray and Mallee region of South Australia. The council spans the area from the Riverland through the Murraylands to the eastern slopes of the Mount Lofty Ranges. It includes 220 km of the Murray River. The council seat is at Mannum; it also maintains secondary offices at Cambrai and Morgan.
Francis William Cadell was a European explorer of Australia, most remembered for opening the Murray River up for transport by steamship and for his activities as a slave trader.
Numurkah is a town in Victoria, Australia, located on the Goulburn Valley Highway, 37 kilometres (23 mi) north of Shepparton, in the Shire of Moira. At the 2017 census, Numurkah had a population of 4,768.
Jingellic is a small town that straddles the boundaries of the Greater Hume Shire and Snowy Valleys Council local government areas in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located near a crossing on the upper Murray River.
Murray Shire was a local government area in the Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. It included the towns of Moama and Mathoura. It was abolished on 12 May 2016 and its area merged with the Wakool Shire to establish the Murray River Council.
The Deniliquin and Moama Railway Company was a railway company formed by a syndicate of Victorian capitalists to construct a railway from Moama to Deniliquin in New South Wales, Australia.
Cadell is a town and locality situated near the north western edge of South Australia's Riverland on the inside of the large southward bend in the Murray River. It is named after Captain Francis Cadell, a pioneer of steam-powered navigation on the Murray River. The town of Cadell was surveyed in 1919 and named in 1920. It is slightly upstream of the earlier failed village settlement of New Era, however what is now the Cadell Irrigation Area is the same as was previously the New Era irrigation area.
Bunnaloo is a village community in the central southern part of the Riverina and situated about 37 kilometres (23 mi) west of Mathoura and 45 kilometres (28 mi) south west of Deniliquin. In 2006, Bunnaloo had a population of 126.
Edward River, or Kyalite River, an anabranch of the Murray River and part of the Murray-Darling basin, is located in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia.
The Barapa Barapa people are an indigenous Australian people whose territory covered parts of southern New South Wales and northern Victoria. They had close connections with the Wemba-Wemba.
Mars, New South Wales is a locality in Cadell County, Southern New South Wales Australia. It is 15 km north west of Echuca, Victoria on the Balranald branch line of the Deniliquin railway line.
The Murray River Council is a local government area in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. This area was formed in 2016 from the merger of Murray Shire with Wakool Shire.
The Cadell Fault is a north-south trending intra-plate geological fault in the Riverina area of New South Wales and Victoria within Australia. It straddles the Murray River and in quite recent prehistoric times has impacted its course, as well as the courses of the Edward River, Wakool River, Goulburn River and Campaspe River. The Cadell Fault is notable due to this impact and has been described as one of the most significant examples of seismic activity changing the course of rivers. The fault is visible as a continuous earthen ridge along the Cobb Highway between Deniliquin and Echuca, and extending further south into Victoria. The fault is likely named after Francis Cadell, an early pioneer of the Murray River and river trader.
The Moama Historic Precinct is a heritage-listed former Aboriginal land, public space, wharf and river wharves and now public space at Hunt Street, Moama, Murray River Council, New South Wales, Australia. It includes the Echuca - Moama Bridge and the Echuca Wharf on the Victorian side of the river. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
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