Armidale, New South Wales

What is Armidale, New South Wales known for?


sydney

of Northern Tablelands Northern Tablelands fedgov New England (Division of New England) dist1 105 location1 Tamworth (Tamworth, New South Wales) dir1 NE dist2 467 location2 Brisbane dir2 SSW dist3 485 location3 Sydney (Sydney, New South Wales) dir3 NNE dist4 location4 '''Armidale''' is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Armidale Retrieved 23 October 2010 Armidale

had a population of 23,578 as at 30 June 2011. It is the administrative centre for the Northern Tablelands (Northern Tablelands, New South Wales) region. It is located approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane at the junction of the New England Highway, national route 15, and Waterfall Way. Armidale traditional owners are Anaiwan people. Many Gumbaynggirr people have settled in Armidale since colonisation. Geography

Armidale is located on the banks of '''Dumaresq Creek''', in the Northern Tablelands in the New England (New England (New South Wales)) region about midway between Sydney and Brisbane at an altitude (980 m AHD (Australian Height Datum)) SMH Armidale - Fast Facts Retrieved on 11-2-2009 ranging from 970 metres at the floor of the valley to 1,110 metres above sea level at the crests


providing local

He spent his early childhood in the small Aboriginal community of Barunga, 80 km east of Katherine.


architecture including

architecture, including Tattersalls Hotel, built in the Art Deco style during the 1930s; Armidale Courthouse; the city's main Post Office; the former Commonwealth Bank and the New England Hotel. The mall was opened in 1973 and was the first of its kind in regional Australia. Armidale


art site

New England Regional Art Museum * Cathedral Rock National Park * Waterfall Way and Wollomombi Falls * Mount Yarrowyck (Yarrowyck, New South Wales) Aboriginal Rock Art site * Gemstone fossicking Notable people The following notable people were either born in, currently live in or previously resided in Armidale * Peter Turnbull (Peter Turnbull (RAAF officer)), WW2 fighter ace * Gayla Reid, writer * Joe Roff, rugby union player * David G Williams


independent education

School New England Girls' School (1895), The Armidale School (1894), and the Presbyterian Ladies' College, Armidale (PLC Armidale) (1887), schools of the Australian independent education (private education) sector. O'Connor Catholic College (1974) and St Mary's Primary School are systemic Catholic schools. Duval High School (1972) and Armidale High School (1911) are government-funded secondary schools. Almost 30% of Armidale's total population


music industry

Events Centre The two traditional centres of New England are Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) and Tamworth (Tamworth, New South Wales). Armidale has many beautiful parks in the city and is the northern gateway to the spectacular Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and some of the gorge country. Tamworth is now best known as the centre of Australia's country music industry and the home of the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) and Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre (TREC). Cowen was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of New England (University of New England (Australia)) in Armidale, New South Wales, in 1966 and, in 1970, he was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Queensland in Brisbane. By this time he was regarded as one of the leading constitutional lawyers in the English-speaking world. He was Emeritus Professor of Law at Melbourne and the Tagore (Rabindranath Tagore) Professor of Law at the University of Calcutta. During his time in Queensland he handled disturbances at the university, resulting from protests against the Vietnam War, with diplomatic skill. Northern Tablelands (Northern Tablelands, New South Wales) is a 30,546 km² rural electorate, covering the uplands of northern New South Wales. It is centred on the university city of Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales); other towns included in the electorate are Inverell (Inverell, New South Wales), Glen Innes (Glen Innes, New South Wales), Tenterfield (Tenterfield, New South Wales) and Uralla (Uralla, New South Wales). The northern boundary of the electorate is the Queensland border. At the 2003 election, there were 42,886 enrolled voters. After leaving Parliament, Foll became a grazier near Armidale, New South Wales, but retired in 1957 to Port Macquarie (Port Macquarie, New South Wales), where he died, survived by his wife and daughters. '''Peter Cousens''' (born in 1955) is an Australian actor, born in Tamworth NSW. He attended The Armidale School in Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) (1969–73) www.as.edu.au current_happenings publications Binghi138.pdf and then Gordonstoun School, Scotland. He then spent a year reading Arts at St Paul's College (St. Paul's College, Sydney), Sydney University before studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), graduating in 1978. '''HMAS ''Armidale'' (J240)''', named for the city of Armidale, New South Wales, was one of 60 ''Bathurst''-class (Bathurst class corvette) corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Royal Australian Navy, ''HMAS Armidale (I)'' The '''Presbyterian Ladies' College, Armidale''' ('''PLC Armidale''') is an independent (Independent school), Presbyterian, day (Day school) and boarding school for girls. The school is located in Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales), a large rural town with a population of 28,000 in the New England region (New England (Australia)) of New South Wales, Australia. Willow Tree is on the Main North railway line (Main North railway line, New South Wales), 375 km from Sydney. The station opened in 1877 as Warrah, and was renamed Willow Tree in 1879. Willow Tree Railway Station. NSWrail.net. Accessed 1 April 2008. It continues to be served by a daily rail service operated by a Countrylink Xplorer (Xplorer (train)) train to and from Sydney and Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) Moree (Moree, New South Wales). The train to Armidale Moree stops at 3:02pm and the train to Sydney stops at 12:03pm. They only stop on request.


service construction

the Waterfall Way. - ARM YARM Armidale Airport Armidale, New South Wales, Australia Railway service Construction of the Northern Tablelands railway service commenced in the 1870s and the Main North railway line (Main North railway line, New South Wales) reached Werris Creek (Werris Creek, New South Wales) and west Tamworth (Tamworth, New South Wales) in 1878, Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) in 1883 and Wallangarra, Queensland in 1888. The Main North railway line is now closed north of Armidale. This highland region is often referred to as the New England Tableland, New England Plateau, or Northern Tablelands. There are widespread high points over 1,000 m and the highest point at Round Mountain (Round Mountain (New England Tableland)) is almost 1,600 m above sea level. This definition of "New England" includes the towns and districts of Tenterfield (Tenterfield, New South Wales), Glen Innes (Glen Innes, New South Wales), Guyra (Guyra, New South Wales), Inverell (Inverell, New South Wales), Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) and Walcha (Walcha, New South Wales). Delbridge, Arthur, The Macquarie Dictionary, 2nd ed., Macquarie Library, North Ryde, 1991 thumb right 200px The Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (File:AELEC.JPG) The two traditional centres of New England are Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) and Tamworth (Tamworth, New South Wales). Armidale has many beautiful parks in the city and is the northern gateway to the spectacular Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and some of the gorge country. Tamworth is now best known as the centre of Australia's country music industry and the home of the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) and Tamworth Regional Entertainment Centre (TREC). Cowen was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of New England (University of New England (Australia)) in Armidale, New South Wales, in 1966 and, in 1970, he was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Queensland in Brisbane. By this time he was regarded as one of the leading constitutional lawyers in the English-speaking world. He was Emeritus Professor of Law at Melbourne and the Tagore (Rabindranath Tagore) Professor of Law at the University of Calcutta. During his time in Queensland he handled disturbances at the university, resulting from protests against the Vietnam War, with diplomatic skill. Northern Tablelands (Northern Tablelands, New South Wales) is a 30,546 km² rural electorate, covering the uplands of northern New South Wales. It is centred on the university city of Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales); other towns included in the electorate are Inverell (Inverell, New South Wales), Glen Innes (Glen Innes, New South Wales), Tenterfield (Tenterfield, New South Wales) and Uralla (Uralla, New South Wales). The northern boundary of the electorate is the Queensland border. At the 2003 election, there were 42,886 enrolled voters. After leaving Parliament, Foll became a grazier near Armidale, New South Wales, but retired in 1957 to Port Macquarie (Port Macquarie, New South Wales), where he died, survived by his wife and daughters. '''Peter Cousens''' (born in 1955) is an Australian actor, born in Tamworth NSW. He attended The Armidale School in Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) (1969–73) www.as.edu.au current_happenings publications Binghi138.pdf and then Gordonstoun School, Scotland. He then spent a year reading Arts at St Paul's College (St. Paul's College, Sydney), Sydney University before studying at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), graduating in 1978. '''HMAS ''Armidale'' (J240)''', named for the city of Armidale, New South Wales, was one of 60 ''Bathurst''-class (Bathurst class corvette) corvettes constructed during World War II, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Royal Australian Navy, ''HMAS Armidale (I)'' The '''Presbyterian Ladies' College, Armidale''' ('''PLC Armidale''') is an independent (Independent school), Presbyterian, day (Day school) and boarding school for girls. The school is located in Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales), a large rural town with a population of 28,000 in the New England region (New England (Australia)) of New South Wales, Australia. Willow Tree is on the Main North railway line (Main North railway line, New South Wales), 375 km from Sydney. The station opened in 1877 as Warrah, and was renamed Willow Tree in 1879. Willow Tree Railway Station. NSWrail.net. Accessed 1 April 2008. It continues to be served by a daily rail service operated by a Countrylink Xplorer (Xplorer (train)) train to and from Sydney and Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales) Moree (Moree, New South Wales). The train to Armidale Moree stops at 3:02pm and the train to Sydney stops at 12:03pm. They only stop on request.


rock art

New England Regional Art Museum * Cathedral Rock National Park * Waterfall Way and Wollomombi Falls * Mount Yarrowyck (Yarrowyck, New South Wales) Aboriginal Rock Art site * Gemstone fossicking Notable people The following notable people were either born in, currently live in or previously resided in Armidale * Peter Turnbull (Peter Turnbull (RAAF officer)), WW2 fighter ace * Gayla Reid, writer * Joe Roff, rugby union player * David G Williams


time providing

of Australia (Category:Armidale, New South Wales) Category:University towns in Australia Category:Towns in New England (New South Wales) Walker soon emerged as Cold Chisel's primary songwriter. Walker spent 1974 in Armidale (Armidale, New South Wales), completing his studies and in 1975 Kaczmarek left the band and was replaced by Phil Small. Barnes' older brother John Swan (Swanee (singer)) was a member of Cold Chisel around this time, providing backing vocals


track quot

...that construction of the '''Cleveland Railway (Cleveland Railway (England))''' in England was repeatedly held up by disputes with its main rival, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which attempted unsuccessfully to use all means at its disposal to maintain its rail monopoly south of the River Tees leading to an event in 1860 dubbed the "Battle of the Tees" in which the construction of a jetty

Armidale, New South Wales

'''Armidale''' is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Armidale Retrieved 23 October 2010 Armidale had a population of 23,578 as at 30 June 2011. It is the administrative centre for the Northern Tablelands (Northern Tablelands, New South Wales) region. It is located approximately half way between Sydney and Brisbane at the junction of the New England Highway, national route 15, and Waterfall Way. Armidale traditional owners are Anaiwan people. Many Gumbaynggirr people have settled in Armidale since colonisation.

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