New South Wales
Named after the area in which it is located.
Riverina covers an area of approximately 42 201 sq km. The division is located in the south west of NSW and extends from Adjungbilly and Tumorrama in the east to Carrathool and Gunbar in the west and from Goolgowi, Naradhan and Ungarie in the north to Coleambally, Corobimilla and Uranquinty in the south. The rural cities of Wagga Wagga and Griffith are the largest centres. Towns include Coleambally, Coolamon, Cootamundra, Gundagai, Junee, Leeton, Narrandera, Stockinbingal, Tarcutta, Temora and West Wyalong.
Wheat, barley, canola, rice and cereal crops. Fat lambs, wool, poultry, dairying, cattle, ostrich, emu, deer, and goat farming. Food processing, fruit, grapes and wine making. Flour-milling, concrete pipes, steel construction, brick kiln, saw milling, joinery, plaster works and tourism.
1901 (From 1984 to 1991 the division was known as Riverina-Darling.)
Please refer to the Parliament of Australia website
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