At a public meeting held in 1898 to discuss the desirability of building a public swimming baths as a safer venue than the local Murrumbidgee River
, where races were held, one objector raised racial concerns: 'Moreover all sorts and conditions of persons would bathe there, and anyone who had any respect for his person would not go where leprosy or some other disease left behind by Chinamen or black-fellows, might be contracted' (WWE, 16 November 1897, p.
Set in the picturesque landscape beside the Murrumbidgee River
at the foot of Mount Tennent, Tharwa is the ACTs oldest European settlement and close to the hearts of many, Minister Gentleman said.
Studies in the Murrumbidgee River
near Wagga Wagga, NSW (Robertson 1993) revealed that exposed inundated roots formed patches of habitat providing shelter, food and oviposition sites for diverse aquatic macroinvertebrates while bare banks were inhabited by only thinly scattered oligochaetes and chironomids.
Sturt 1833) explored the Murrumbidgee River
and entered a 'mighty river' (at Boundary Bend, downstream of the modern city of Swan Hill) and named this river the 'Murray' River.
The poor animal was stuck inside his engine as he drove for 15-kilometres through a flooded Murrumbidgee River
in Angle Crossing.
in 2007 assessed how a land use change model can be linked to the Integrated Quantity and Quality Model (IQQM) for the Murrumbidgee River
system in southeastern Australia.
It has yet to sell all its intended land holdings on the Murrumbidgee River
1998) in the upper Murrumbidgee River
catchment (near Canberra) have found that the gullies there were formed between 1850 and 1900, soon after settlement of the region, following clearing of forests and degradation of valley-floor vegetation.
Page K J, Nanson GC, Frazier PS (2003) Floodplain formation and sediment stratigraphy resulting from oblique accretion on the Murrumbidgee River
Another tourist hotspot in the vicinity is the Murrumbidgee River
Corridor, formed by the joining of the Murumbidgee river that rises in the Snowy Mountains, with the mighty Murray river.
Goold is a Wiradjuri woman, born at Narrandera, on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River
, in south-western NSW.
This article focusses on the valley of the Murrumbidgee River
, from Narrandera in the east to Hay in the west.