Bilbul, New South Wales

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New South Wales
The Bilbul General Store
Bilbul is located in New South Wales
Coordinates34°16′30″S 146°9′0″E / 34.27500°S 146.15000°E / -34.27500; 146.15000Coordinates: 34°16′30″S 146°9′0″E / 34.27500°S 146.15000°E / -34.27500; 146.15000
Population672 (2011 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Griffith
State electorate(s)Murray
Federal Division(s)Riverina

Bilbul is a village in the central part of the Riverina and situated about 6 kilometres north-east of Griffith and 6 kilometres south-west of Yenda. Bilbul was named in honor of William T Bull,[3] an early landowner from the 1880s. The William Bull Brewery is located at Bilbul and named after William Bull,[3] and thus indirectly also after Bilbul.[3] The town had a population at the 2011 census census of 672 people.[1]

The head office of De Bortoli Wines, the makers of wine brands such as Noble One, a Botrytis Semillon,[4] is at Bilbul.[5]

Bilbul Post Office opened on 6 November 1922.[6]

Bilbul Public School was closed down in October 2011 after enrolments fell to an all-time low[7]. After over 80 years of operation, Bilbul lost its general store on March 31st 2017.[8]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bilbul (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 March 2015. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Travelmate Archived March 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b c "Bilbul Naming". Parliament of NSW. Retrieved 2008-09-13.
  4. ^ "Noble One". De Bortoli Wines. Archived from the original on 20 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-13.
  5. ^ "Contact us". De Bortoli Wines. Retrieved 2008-09-13.
  6. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Archived from the original on 19 August 2008. Retrieved 11 June 2009.
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