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  • "The Riverina is the food bowl of Australia, it produces very large quantities of fruit and vegetables and also our rice," Mr Macdonald told reporters in Sydney.

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  • It includes three full Interim Biogeographic Regions of Australia (IBRAs): 'Darling Riverine Plains', 'Cobar Peneplain', 'Riverina', and the southern New South Wales portion of 'Brigalow Belt South'.

    Southeast Australia temperate savanna

  • Instead the Desaillys took up Coree station in the Riverina (119,000 acres) and Gunningrah in the Monaro.

    The Trial of William Pearson

  • The aggressive marketing efforts of Australia House in respect of the dried fruit growers of the Riverina were occasionally at odds with the larger concerns of the Empire Marketing Board, however they converged on this occasion at Olympia, when the idea of an imperial pudding seemed to make good sense.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Colonial troops were valued for their ability to “shoot and ride,” and they performed well on the veldt, which is not unlike Gippsland, the Wimmera, or the Riverina.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • On the Murrumbidgee River, especially on the lower parts [in the Riverina district of south-central and southwestern New South Wales], rumours of the existence of this animal are more than usually rife, and there the aborigines far and wide describe the animal as inhabiting the waters.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • When I drove south to see my family for Christmas, I had to drive around the floods in the Riverina; on the way back I had to avoid the flooded Richmond river round Kyogle.

    Australian floods: Why were we so surprised?

  • PNB … you may have heard of our Riverina but have you heard of Brewarinna?

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Prepping for Pucka.

  • The southern Riverina portion of this ecoregion is an ancient riverine plain, with alluvial fans of unconsolidated sediments, and evidence of former stream channels.

    Southeast Australia temperate savanna

  • Wind speeds of up to 120 kilometres an hour and large hailstones damaged more than 100 homes across the Riverina, ripped part of the roof off a TAFE College of Technical and Further Education at Griffiths and virtually destoyed a pub at Mattong, near Junee.

    Archive 2005-01-01

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