ⓘ Wee Waa

Wee Waa

ⓘ Wee Waa

Wee Waa is a town located on the north-western slopes of the New England region in New South Wales, Australia. The town is within the Narrabri Shire local government area and is on the Namoi River. Wee Waa is 41 kilometres north-west of Narrabri and 571 kilometres northwest of Sydney on the Kamilaroi Highway. At the 2011 census, Wee Waa had a population of 1.653, of which 20.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Wee waa is 42 kilometres from the Newell highway, and is called the gateway to the far West centres of Walgett, Collarenebri, lightning fields opal ridge and beyond.

The aboriginal meaning of wee waa is "fire for roasting" from the language of the Kamilaroi people. The city is known as the "cotton Capital of Australia" as a rural community, located in a rich agricultural region in the Lower valley in New South Wales. The city is served by the much more rural communities, as well as the villages of Burren junction, Pilliga and Gwabegar.

The town is situated approximately 190 metres 620 metres above sea level.

  • on 24 January 1982 and growing up in Wee Waa New South Wales, Lyon played junior rugby league for the Wee Waa Panthers. Selected to play for the Australian
  • musician and songwriter known for being a didgeridoo player. He grew up in Wee Waa and started learning the instrument at age five from his grandfather and
  • attack while working on his farming property in Burren Junction west of Wee Waa New South Wales aged 66. His son, Jeff, played professionally in Australia
  • granted a full - time licence in 2000. 2MAX FM can be heard in Narrabri, Wee Waa Coonabaraban, Gunnedah, Moree and throughout the Narrabri Shire, broadcasting
  • The following seasons saw the creation of further clubs in Gunnedah, Wee Waa and Coonabarabran. The non - Armidale based clubs soon broke away to form
  • 1989, including the death of rugby player Eddie Murray in 1981 at the Wee Waa police station, and the death of John Pat at Roebourne, Western Australia
  • Australian and Cook Island heritage. He lived in country towns Cobar and Wee Waa before moving to Sydney to start his career in Rugby league. Cannings currently
  • Alice, Phar Lap, Breaker Morant, and Muriel s Wedding. Ball was born in Wee Waa New South Wales in 1923, to a father who worked as a linesman on the railways
  • to Lord Howe Island, Temora, Condobolin, Scone, Quirindi, Gunnedah and Wee Waa It had recently expanded to operate discount flights to Toowoomba in Queensland

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