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New South Wales
The hotel in Morundah
|Population||22 (2016 census)|
|Elevation||124 m (407 ft)|
Morundah is a small town in the Murray region of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located on the Newell Highway and in the Federation Council local government area. The town consists of a hotel, some silos and a few houses. At the 2016 census, Morundah had a population of 22.
Colombo Creek Post Office opened on 1 May 1877, was renamed Murundah in 1889 and Morundah in 1895. It closed in 1982.
Morundah was served by the now closed Tocumwal railway line. Morundah railway station opened on 16 September 1884 and closed on 17 November 1975.
Morundah is notable for its recent tradition of hosting opera performances, including the touring arm of Opera Australia, OzOpera's performance of Carmen in 2006 and the performance of Cosi fan tutte by the Victorian Opera in 2007. In 2012, Co-Opera's performance of Die Fledermaus was very well received.
In 2016, the old "opera house"—which was basically a prefabricated pig shed—was demolished and replaced by a larger permanent structure, designed to cater for not only opera, but a range of other types of events.
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