Jerilderie (Murrumbidgee Council):
3,952 ABS (2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 622kms in a south westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 33.1° to 17.2° and winters 14.6° to 3.5°. The mean annual rainfall is 401mm. (BOM data)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Jerilderie is $186,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $150.00 per week.
Agriculture is the major employment sector in the Shire accounting for 36.4% of the population. Following that sector, the categories are health care and social assistance, manufacturing, health care and social assistance, education and training and construction.
The Murrumbidgee Shire is situated in the western Riverina and has three major towns – Jerilderie, Darlington Point and Coleambally and several villages. This Shire has evolved from an amalgamation of the Jerilderie and the former Murrumbidgee Shires.
With the Murrumbidgee River flowing through the area, recreation is centred around the water activities of boating, fishing and camping. Go to Jerilderie and trace the Ned Kelly story and his involvement in the town. In Darlington Point, visit the Altina Wildlife Safari Park and visit Australia’s newest town, Coleambally.
Throughout the area, the sports of AFL, badminton, basketball, cricket, equestrian, golf, netball, pistol shooting, rugby league, squash, swimming, tennis, touch football, volleyball and water skiing are available.
Jerilderie has one public and one Catholic primary school. In Coleambally there is a Central School (K-12) and a Catholic primary school. In Darlington Point there is a primary school.
Jerilderie has a 50 bed hospital which provides all the usual services including aged care facilities adjacent. All towns have medical practices and pharmacies.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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