Brungle, New South Wales

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Brungle
New South Wales
BrunglePrimarySchoolGadhangBurriYalbillinga.jpg
Brungle Primary School — "Gadhang Burri Yalbillinga"
Brungle is located in New South Wales
Brungle
Brungle
Coordinates 35°08′S 148°13′E / 35.133°S 148.217°E / -35.133; 148.217Coordinates: 35°08′S 148°13′E / 35.133°S 148.217°E / -35.133; 148.217
Population 335 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2722
Location
LGA(s) Tumut Shire
County Buccleuch
State electorate(s) Wagga Wagga
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Brungle is a village community in the central east part of the Riverina region, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated by road, about 16 kilometres south-east of Gundagai and 20 kilometres north-east of Tumut. It has a population of 335 people.[1]

Brungle Post Office opened on 1 January 1868 and closed in 1975.[3]

Brungle Memorial Hall

Brungle is home to a large community of Waradajhi people. The Brungle Public School is testament to this with its sign at the front of the school, written in the local Aboriginal language that states Gadhang Burri Yalbillinga which means Happy Children Learn. The school was established back in 1868 and has an enrolment of approximately 26 pupils in two classes of whom at any one time about 56% are Waradajhi.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brungle (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  2. ^ Travelmate
  3. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 2009-06-11 
  4. ^ Brungle Public School