From the pen of Tom Pyle… In 1881, the first school (subsidised) in the district is on the property of “Dalmally”. A post office is built in 1884, there are already over 30 families settled within an 8 mile radius. From 1884 a coach mail run operates between Corowa, Bull Plain, Berrigan, Murray Hut (Finley) […]
So where is Berrigan?
Berrigan is a small town, located in the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, 30kms north of the Murray River. Melbourne is three hours to the south and Sydney is seven hours to the north east.
It is the home to the offices of the Berrigan Shire Council and close to the Murray River communities of Barooga, Finley, Tocumwal, and Mulwala, with Jerilderie to the north.
Both Albury and Shepparton are just over an hour away, and to Wagga Wagga takes two hours.
The Historical Village of Berrigan – by Tom Pyle
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The redemptions continue with Metabo
From November through January when you spend between $699 and 998 on cordless tools from Metabo you can redeem a compact angle grinder.
When you spend between $999 and $1298 you can redeem a reciprocating sabre saw and
when you spend over $1298 you can redeem a random orbital sander.
Buy tool for the business and get yourself a gift for Christmas.
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A $100 ‘First Lap’ voucher 🎟️ is now available to parents, guardians and carers of children either aged 3-6 years 👨👩👧 who have not started school OR who are in kindergarten in 2021 or 2022, to use towards the cost of swimming lessons 🏊.
The voucher is valid until 30 June 2022 and a new voucher will be available from 1 July 2022.
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Looks awesome Tammy.
The Berrigan Red Cross are holding their Fashion Extravaganza tomorrow night markets!
The Red Cross has been inundated with some amazing stock from designers and fashion houses and are working frantically setting it all up!
Big Store (Berrigan Men's Shed)
Friday 3 December 5 - 9pm
Saturday 4 December 9am to 1pm
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The history of Berrigan
Shortly after proclamation of Berrigan as a village, Paddy Gleeson, an exuberant character to say the least, built the original Federal Hotel. He was also the licencee of the Nangunia Hotel south of Berrigan at one stage. This first hotel was a wooden structure with a wide veranda at the front, as was the style […]
The first Post Office in Berrigan was a receiving office opened in May 1884 at Mr George Mitchell’s. A once weekly mail service was provided between Corowa and Murray Hut at this time. Mr Mitchell was the step father of Patience and Elizabeth Ruddock. Patience was the school teacher at the time. Whilst Patience’s name […]
Thinking of visiting the area?
Looking for other great adventures whilst here?
Check out the Visit the Murray Website for day trips around the region.
VALMAR Community Transport
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