Tooraweenah

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Tooraweenah
New South Wales
TooraweenahHistoricButcherShop.JPG
Historic butcher shop
Tooraweenah is located in New South Wales
Tooraweenah
Tooraweenah
Coordinates 31°26′20″S 148°54′40″E / 31.43889°S 148.91111°E / -31.43889; 148.91111Coordinates: 31°26′20″S 148°54′40″E / 31.43889°S 148.91111°E / -31.43889; 148.91111
Population 239 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2817
Location
LGA(s) Gilgandra Shire
State electorate(s) Barwon
Federal Division(s) Parkes

Tooraweenah is a small village just off the Newell Highway about 44 km (27 mi) north east of Gilgandra in the central west of New South Wales, Australia. At the 2006 census, Tooraweenah had a population of 239.[1]

Land surrounding Tooraweenah is used for sheep, cattle, goat and emu grazing, as well as broadscale grain cropping.

Tooraweenah is often the last stop for tourists on their way from Gilgandra to the Warrumbungle National Park.

Services[edit]

  • caravan park
  • pub
  • post office
  • hardware and agricultural supply store
  • community technology centre
  • automotive repair and fuelling
  • aerodrome

Clubs[edit]

  • tennis club,
  • Lions Club,
  • agricultural show society.

Telecommunications[edit]

  • a Telstra Remote Integrated Multiplexor (RIM) provides PSTN telephony and ISDN, and ADSL,
  • ABC broadcast FM radio transponders at nearby Needle Mountain (including 105.5 MHz Classic FM, 106.3 MHz News Radio, 107.1 MHz Local Radio, and 107.9 MHz Radio National),
  • a UHF CB repeater on Channel 1,
  • an amateur radio repeater on 146.8 MHz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tooraweenah (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-11-20. 

External links[edit]

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