Known as the ute capital of the world, Deniliquin is situated on a tributary of the Murray River near the Victorian border of NSW.
Deniliquin has a population of 7,494 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males. It has an indigenous population of 262 (3.5%) and the median age is 44.
Known locally as “Deni”, Deniliquin is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales close to the border with Victoria, two and a half hours from Griffith. The town services a productive agricultural district with prominent rice, wool and timber industries and is home to the annual Deniliquin Ute Muster.
Deniliquin is 2 hrs 15 minutes from Narrandera Airport, offering daily flights to Sydney with Regional Express (REX) and 2 hrs 30 mins from Albury Regional Airport, which offers daily services to Sydney and Melbourne by Virgin, Qantaslink and REX.
The major sources of employment in Deniliquin are:
- Health care and social assistance
- Retail trade
- Agriculture, forestry and fishing
- Education and training
Deniliquin Hospital is a 41 bed C2 peer grouped District Hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, and obstetric services. Of the 41 beds, nine are day surgery and two are bassinets. Deniliquin is the hub site for surrounding smaller communities, providing Community, Allied Health and Mental Health/ Drug and Alcohol outreach services.
Deniliquin is supported by an ambulance service.
There are four general practice facilities in Deniliquin.
Ochre Health - Deniliquin Medical Centre
No accommodation available.
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 located in Deniliquin include, but are not limited to, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, CRC, Presbyterian and Uniting churches. The closest Mosque is in Griffith which is a 40 min drive.
Clay Target Shooting
Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre Aboriginal Corporation
South West Arts
Social Media Groups
Edward River Council
Deniliquin LAC – NSW Police Force
Deniliquin Pastoral Times
Deniliquin and Surrounds Noticeboard
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Deniliquin Buy, Swap and Sell
Points of Interest
Deniliquin offers a range of sporting opportunities including AFL, rugby union, cricket, netball, golf and tennis.
Deniliquin holds The Guinness Book of Records world title for the most utes mustered in one place and continues to break its record each year during the annual Ute Muster Play on the Plains Festival which is held in October.
The beautiful Edward River provides an aquatic playground for waterskiing, wakeboarding, boating and fishing.
The Deniliquin Fishing Classic is a premier fishing event on the beautiful Edward River at Deniliquin and is held on the third weekend in February each year.
If golfing is your thing, pit your skills against the 18 – hole, par 72 course which boasts some of the best greens in the region.
The Deniliquin area is home to some popular wineries and restaurants. If you prefer simpler, earthy snacking, try the Bush Tucker Trail in Jerilderie.