WAGGA WAGGA

What a city. For a provincial city this place has got it right and it is a fair assessment the citizens think likewise. Wagga is a very nice place.

Wagga Wagga is one of those Australian towns that have become a city in the backblocks of Australia that has managed its growth in a manner that has enhanced the well being of the people at large. Modern, exceptional essential services and a high respect past history has made Wagga a very desirable place to live.

Wagga Wagga is the largest inland city in NSW and is an important agricultural, military, and transport hub of Australia.

Way back in 1829, Charles Sturt was the first European explorer to visit the future site of the city. Squatters arrived soon after and are a Squatter community.

The town, positioned on the site of the Murrumbidgee, was surveyed and gazetted as a village in 1849 and the town grew quickly after.

With its increasing prosperity and population, Wagga Wagga and the surrounding district became a place of interest to several infamous bushrangers.

Wagga Wagga becomes the centre of a secession movement for the region. Wagga Wagga was a garrison town during World War II with the establishment of a military base at Kapooka and the air force at Forest Hill and Uranquinty.

The Wagga cemetery and war memorial give accord to the cities relationship with Wagga

The Wagga museums give a good insight to the early era.

The Wagga churches are of a cathedral construction and give substance to a wealthy past.

There is the  Union hotel in Wagga that have historic significance plus other hotels looking after the punter.

Wagga a thoroughly nice place that deserves a prolonged visit.

Heritage diary

 

 

Fireplace Dump Station
General Store Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans Accommodation
Meals Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water   Walking tracks
Rotary Club Lions Club
Gymnasium Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing Skydiving
Skiing Scenic Flights
Postal Service Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking   Jet Boating
Information Hospital
Hang Gliding Golf Course