New South Wales
The Tooma Inn aka The Three Stags Inn
|Population||104 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||331 m (1,086 ft)|
|LGA(s)||Snowy Valleys Council|
Tooma is a village community in the eastern part of the Riverina and situated about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) east of Welaregang and 34 kilometres (21 mi) south of Tumbarumba.
Tooma is in the valley of the Tooma River, not far from its confluence with the Murray River. The village is adjacent to Tumbarumba Creek, a tributary of the Tooma River.
Tooma Post Office opened on 1 January 1873. A school opened in Tooma in February 1876 and closed in August 1980.
The Tooma District was one of ten locations that were shortlisted for the site of Australia's national capital in 1900. It was one of the last to be eliminated prior to the final selection of Canberra as the federal capital.
The Hume Highway, inclusive of the sections now known as the Hume Freeway and Hume Motorway, is one of Australia's major inter-city national highways, running for 840 kilometres (520 mi) between Melbourne in the southwest and Sydney in the northeast. Upgrading of the route from Sydney's outskirts to Melbourne's outskirts to dual carriageway was completed on 7 August 2013.
The Princes Highway is a major road in Australia, extending from Sydney to Adelaide via the coast through the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. It has a length of 1,941 kilometres (1,206 mi) or 1,898 kilometres (1,179 mi) via the former alignments of the highway, although these routes are slower and connections to the bypassed sections of the original route are poor in many cases.
Werribee is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km south-west of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Wyndham local government area. Werribee recorded a population of 40,345 at the 2016 Census.
Tocumwal is a town in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Berrigan Shire local government area, near the Victorian border. The town is situated on the banks of the Murray River, 270 kilometres (170 mi) north of the city of Melbourne. The Newell Highway and Murray Valley Highway join at the Murray River, and form part of the main road route National Highway A39 between Brisbane and Melbourne. At the 2016 census, Tocumwal had a population of 2,682.. The winner of several ‘Tidy Town’ awards, Tocumwal is affectionately known as ‘The Jewel In The Crown That Is The Riverina District’.
Tumbarumba is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, about 480 kilometres (300 mi) southwest of the state capital, Sydney. Tumbarumba is located on the periphery of the Riverina and South West Slopes regions at the western edge of the Snowy Mountains. The 2016 census showed the population of the town and surrounding area to be 1,862 people. Locals refer to the town as 'Tumba'.
Tarcutta is a town in south-western New South Wales, Australia. The town is 438 kilometres (272 mi) south-west of Sydney, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) east of the Hume Highway, It was proclaimed as a village on 28 October 1890. As of 2016, the town had a population of 446.
Coleraine is a town in Victoria, Australia on the Glenelg Highway, 350 kilometres (217 mi) west of the state capital, Melbourne and 35 kilometres (22 mi) north-west of Hamilton in the Shire of Southern Grampians local government area. It was named after the town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. At the 2006 census, the urban area of Coleraine had a population of 991.
Yea is a town in Victoria, Australia 100 kilometres (62 mi) north-east of the state capital Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. In an area originally inhabited by the Taungurong people, it was first visited by Europeans of the Hume and Hovell expedition in 1824, and within 15 years most of the land in the area had been taken up by graziers. Surveyed in 1855, the township grew as a service centre for grazing, gold-mining and timber-getting in the area.
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Khancoban is a small town in Snowy Valleys Council, New South Wales, Australia. The town is located 567 kilometres (352 mi) from the state capital, Sydney and 13 kilometres (8 mi) from the state border with Victoria, in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, near the upper reaches of the Murray River. At the 2016 census, Khancoban had a population of 304.
Porepunkah is a town in northeast Victoria, Australia on the Great Alpine Road, at the foot of Mount Buffalo 320 kilometres (199 mi) northeast of the state capital, Melbourne and 5 kilometres (3 mi) northwest of Bright. It is part of Alpine Shire local government area and on the banks of the Ovens River, near the Buckland River junction. At the 2016 census, Porepunkah had a population of 941. The town is named for the Hindi word for "gentle breeze".
Tumbarumba Shire was a local government area in the eastern Riverina region, located in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, on the upper reaches of the Murray River in New South Wales, Australia. It came into existence in 1906. Prior to this the area covered by the shire was unincorporated. It included the town of Tumbarumba and the small towns of Rosewood, Tooma, Khancoban and Jingellic.
Walbundrie is a village in the eastern Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. The village is located 546 kilometres (339 mi) south-west of the state capital, Sydney and 335 kilometres (208 mi) north of Melbourne. Situated on the bank of the Billabong Creek, at the 2006 census, Walbundrie had a population of 190. Walbundrie is in the Greater Hume Shire local government area. Billabong Creek passes immediately south of the town.
Kyalite is a locality on the Wakool River in the Riverina district of the Australian state of New South Wales. It is part of Balranald Shire and is approximately 890 kilometres (550 mi) south west of the state capital Sydney and 400 kilometres (250 mi) north west of Melbourne. Kyalite was formerly known as Wakool Crossing. At the 2006 census, Kyalite had a population of 108.
The Paddys River Falls, sometimes also Paddy's River Falls, is a cascade waterfall located on the Paddys River, situated approximately 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south of Tumbarumba, in the eastern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia.
Tooma River, a perennial stream that has had some of its flow diverted as a result of the Snowy Mountains Scheme, is part of the Murray catchment within the Murray–Darling basin and is located in the Australian Alpine region of New South Wales and Victoria, Australia.
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Tumbarumba Creek, a watercourse of the Murray catchment within the Murray–Darling basin, is located in the region bordering the Riverina and Australian Alps of New South Wales, Australia.
The Snowy Valleys Council is a local government area located in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia. This area was formed in 2016 from the merger of the Tumut Shire with the neighbouring Tumbarumba Shire.