New South Wales
The Wobbly Boot Hotel at Boggabilla
|Population||551 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||Moree Plains Shire|
|State electorate(s)||Northern Tablelands|
Boggabilla // is a small town in the far north of inland New South Wales, Australia in Moree Plains Shire. At the 2016 census, the town had a population of 551, of which 63% identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
According to the 2016 census of Population, there were 551 people in Boggabilla.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 62.7% of the population.
- 91.3% of people were born in Australia and 89.5% of people only spoke English at home.
- The most common responses for religion were Anglican 52.7% and No Religion 22.2%.
Boggabilla used to have a railway service, but this has been cut back to North Star, New South Wales where the last silo is located. There is also an airport and shuttle services to Sydney from Moree located 110 km south of Boggabilla. Daily bus services run both north and south.
The nurses at Boggabilla Health Centre provide services such as preschool screening and immunisation. There have been concerns about the health consequences of high levels of violence.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Boggabilla (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 May 2018.
- "Boggabilla". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- Heartbroken nurse quits over child abuse Sydney Morning Herald, 23 June 2008.
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