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Encyclopedia > Snowy River Shire, New South Wales
Snowy River Shire
Geography
State: New South Wales
Region: Monaro
Area: 6,030 km²
Council seat: Berridale (2 Myack Street)
Demographics
Population: 7,322
- Density: 1.21 / km²
Born in Australia: %
Indigenous Australian origin: %
Government
Snowy River Shire
http://www.snowyriver.local-e.nsw.gov.au/
Mayor: Richard Wallace
Deputy Mayor: Bill Smits
Federal electorates: Eden-Monaro
State electorates: Monaro

Snowy River Shire (36°22′S 148°49′E) is a Local Government Area (LGA) in the Australian Alps region of New South Wales, Australia. It was named after the Snowy River that runs through it. The Australian States and Territories make up the Commonwealth of Australia under a federal system of government. ... Emblems: Floral - Waratah (Telopea Speciosissima); Bird - Kookaburra (Dacelo Gigas); Animal - Platypus (Ornithorhynchus Anatinus); Fish - Blue Groper (Achoerodus Viridis) Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Slogan or Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... This is a list of regions in Australia that are not Australian states or territories. ... Monaro region: between Adaminaby and Cooma Monaro (pronounced mon-air-ro) is the name of a region in the south of New South Wales, Australia. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Berridale (, ) is a small town of 800 people in New South Wales, and is the administrative centre of the Snowy River Shire, one of Australias major inland tourism destinations. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Indigenous Australians are the first inhabitants of the Australian continent and its nearby islands, continuing their presence during European settlement. ... The Australian House of Representatives is elected from 150 single-member districts called Divisions. ... The Division of Eden-Monaro is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. ... Monaro is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. ... Local Government Area (abbreviated LGA) is a term used in Australia (and especially by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) to refer to areas controlled by each individual Local Government. ... The Australian Alps viewed from Mount Buffalo The Australian Alps is a general term for the highest mountain ranges in south-eastern Australia. ... Emblems: Floral - Waratah (Telopea Speciosissima); Bird - Kookaburra (Dacelo Gigas); Animal - Platypus (Ornithorhynchus Anatinus); Fish - Blue Groper (Achoerodus Viridis) Motto: Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites (Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine) Slogan or Nickname: First State, Premier State Other Australian states and territories Capital Sydney Government Governor Premier Const. ... The Snowy River below McKillops Bridge The Snowy River is a major river in south-eastern Australia. ...


The administrative centre of the Shire is the town of Berridale, with the sub-alpine town of Jindabyne providing the main commercial centre for the southern Snowy Mountains resort area. The town of Adaminaby is the service centre for the northern snowfields resorts and the starting point for most trout fishers eager to test their skills in the rivers and streams or the enormous expanse of Lake Eucumbene. It also includes the village of Dalgety, the ghost town of Kiandra, and the ski resorts of Thredbo, Perisher Blue, Smiggin Holes, Guthega, and Blue Cow. Berridale (, ) is a small town of 800 people in New South Wales, and is the administrative centre of the Snowy River Shire, one of Australias major inland tourism destinations. ... Jindabyne, as viewed from across Lake Jindabyne Jindabyne (36°24′S 148°37′E) is a town in New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains. ... Worldwind image of Snowy Mountains The Snowy Mountains (the Snowies) are the tallest Australian mountain range and contain Australias tallest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko at 2228 metres above sea level(Mawson peak on Heard Island is Australias highest peak at 2745 metres if you include Australian Territories). ... Lake Eucumbene is a man-made lake on the Eucumbene River in the Snowy Mountains of Southern New South Wales. ... Dalgety, NSW, Australia is located on the Banks of the Snowy River between Melbourne and Sydney. ... Kiandra is an abandoned gold mining town in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. ... Ski slopes at Thredbo Thredbo (36°29′ S 148°18′ E) is a village and ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia. ... Perisher Blue is Australias largest skiing resort. ... Guthega, New South Wales () is a ski resort village in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, Australia, in the Snowy River Shire. ... Blue Cow is a winter only resort village. ...


 
 

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