Outback Towns


Outback N.S.W old gold mining town - Part of Corner Country

About Milparinka

Located 40 kms south of Tibooburra and 1465 kms from Sydney is the unique outback town of Milparinka. Gold was discovered in the 1870s and a rush commenced in 1880. By the mid-1880s the town boasted a police office, newspaper, chemist, blacksmith, photographer, two butchers, four hotels, a school, a hospital and a general store. But by the mid-1920s the golden years were only a memory. In the 21st century Milparinka has brought its boomtown years alive again with a heritage centre in the courthouse, a native plants park and a heritage walking trail.


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