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Deniliquin

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Murrumbidgee & ACT | Western NSW

Deniliquin, famous for the Deni Ute Muster, is also a great location for outdoor activities like water skiing, fishing, bushwalking and kayaking.

A Grouping
RA2 / MM4

Location

Deniliquin is located in the Riverina region of NSW close to the Victorian border. It is 700km (7 hr 30 min drive) from Sydney, 300 km (3 hr 30 min drive) from Melbourne and approximately 200 km (2 hr 30 min) from the regional cities of Griffith and Albury.

Deniliquin is located on the beautiful Edward River, a tributary of the Murray River. It is a service centre for the surrounding rice, wool and timber industries.

How to get there

Deniliquin is a 2 hr drive from Narrandera Airport where Regional Express (REX) offer daily flights to Sydney. Albury Airport is 2 hr 30 min from Deniliquin – services to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast are available with Virgin, Qantaslink, REX and JetGo.

Population

Nearly 8000 people live in Deniliquin – the median age of residents is 45 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5% of the population.

Deniliquin is located within the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network. The healthcare needs in the region are identified in this assessment.

Healthcare facilities

Deniliquin Hospital is a 61-bed public hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, obstetric and allied health services. Deniliquin Hospital services Deniliquin Shire and the surrounding area.

There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Deniliquin.

Accredited GP practices

  • Central Clinic Deniliquin
  • Deniliquin Clinic
  • Ochre Health – Deniliquin Medical Centre
  • Shiloh Medical Practice

  • Industry

The main industry sectors employing residents of Deniliquin are: social assistance services, retail, primary education, aged care residential services and meat processing.
  • Childcare

There are options in Deniliquin for long day care and preschool as well as an out of hours school care facility
  • Shopping

Deniliquin has a number of larger retail chains including Coles, Target Country, Harvey Norman and the Reject Shop as well as number of unique boutique stores.
  • Places of worship

Places of worship located in Deniliquin include Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, CRC, Presbyterian and Uniting churches. The closest mosque is in Griffith which is a 2 hr 40 min drive from Deniliquin.
  • Points of interest

Located on the Edwards River, and with nearby Murray Valley National Park, a wide range of water and outdoor activities are available. Deniliquin is home to the Deni Ute Muster, one of Australia’s premier rural events, as well as the Deniliquin Fishing Classic, and regular farmers and art markets.
  • Sporting activities

Deniliquin’s sporting facilities support numerous sporting clubs including: anglers, Australian rules football, badminton, basketball, boating, bowling, shooting, cricket, cycling, golf, netball, soccer, swimming and tennis. Many of the clubs have their own websites and social media pages.
  • Community groups and activities

Cultural activities in Deniliquin include those hosted by Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre Aboriginal Corporation and South West Arts. Community and service groups include Deniliquin Community Group, Deniliquin-Conargo SES Unit, Deniliquin Collectors Club, and Deniliquin Lions Club.
  • Social media groups

There are a range of social media pages and groups about life in Deniliquin, notable pages include Edward River Council, Visit Deniliquin, Deniliquin Pastoral Times, Deniliquin and Surrounds Noticeboard, and Deniliquin thumbs up and thumbs down.