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Boree Creek
New South Wales
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Boree Creek is located in New South Wales
Boree Creek
Boree Creek
Location in New South Wales
Population 64 (2016 census)
Established 1910
Postcode(s) 2652
LGA(s) Federation Council
County Urana
State electorate(s) Murray
Federal Division(s) Riverina

Boree Creek is a town in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located 539 kilometres (335 mi) south west of the state capital, Sydney and 82 kilometres (51 mi) west of the regional centre, Wagga Wagga. Boree Creek is situated in the Federation Council local government area but is closer to the town of Lockhart. At the 2016 census, Boree Creek had a population of 64.

Like many of the smaller towns of the Riverina, it has seen its population decline in recent years. Boree Creek is most famous for being the home town of former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer. At times when Fischer was acting as Prime Minister, his property at Boree Creek became the "seat of power" of Australia.


Sports and Recreation

The Boree Creek Football Club was an Australian Rules Football club established on Saturday 20th March 1886 and "The Creekers" disbanded in 1982, after one final season in the Farrer Football League. In 1938 the club colours were black and white.

In 1940, 16 players from the Boree Creek FC enlisted for active duty in World War Two and thus, the club therefore pulled out of The Rock & District Football Assication in late June, 1940. The club reformed in 1946 after WW2 and joined the Milbrulong Football League.

Football Premierships
  • Greengunyah Football Association
    • 1906,
  • Lockhart & District Football Association
    • 1907 1909 (won all games, bar one, which was drawn), 1912
  • Faithful & District Football Association
    • 1926, 1927, 1932, 1937, 1938, 1939.
  • Peter Dawson Cup
    • 1929
  • Central Riverina National Football League
    • 1953
Runners Up
  • Lockhart & District Football Association
    • 1905
  • Faithful & District Football Association
    • 1928, 1933, 1936
Boree Creek Races

In 1913 the Boree Creek Amateur Picnic Race Club held their first race meeting on the private property of Mr Archibald Moffat, situated just behind the town's business centre, with the meeting making a profit of £50. It appears the annual race meeting went from 1913 to 1929.

Boree Creek Cricket Club

The Boree Cricket Club was established in the early 1900's, with an annual ball taking place in 1905 and appeared to be active up until the early 1950's.

Boree Creek Cycling Club

The Boree Creek Cycling Club was formed in 1936 but appears to have operated for two years only.

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