Darling River Sub-State (S1)

Capital:

Toowoomba 131,258
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toowoomba

Others:

Ashford # 635
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashford,_New_South_Wales

Bathurst 34,303
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathurst,_New_South_Wales

Binnaway 495
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binnaway,_New_South_Wales

Blayney 2,745
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blayney,_New_South_Wales

Boggabilla # 647
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boggabilla,_New_South_Wales

Boggabri 901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boggabri,_New_South_Wales

Bourke 2,145
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bourke,_New_South_Wales

Brewarrina 1,121
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewarrina,_New_South_Wales

Broken Hill 18,854
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_Hill,_New_South_Wales

Burren Junction 130
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burren_Junction,_New_South_Wales

Caroona / Walhollow/Breeza #
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caroona,_New_South_Wales

Carroll 447
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carroll,_New_South_Wales

Cobar 5,194
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobar

Collarenebri # 386
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collarenebri

Coonamble # 2,549
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coonamble,_New_South_Wales

Coonabarabran # 2,609
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coonabarabran,_New_South_Wales

Charleville 3,278
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charleville,_Queensland

Chinchilla 3,682
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinchilla,_Queensland

Clifton 1,067
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifton,_Queensland

Cunnamulla 1,217
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cunnamulla
        
Dalby 9,778
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalby,_Queensland

Darling Downs (region) 241,537
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darling_Downs

Gomeroi Tribal Nation - See #
http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/resources/legislation/GomeoriTNSsub.pdf

Goondiwindi, Southern Downs, Toowoomba, Western Downs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darling_Downs

Dirranbandi 437
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirranbandi,_Queensland

Dubbo 32,327
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dubbo

Dunedoo 836
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunedoo,_New_South_Wales

Geurie 466
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geurie,_New_South_Wales

Gilgandra 2,679
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilgandra,_New_South_Wales

Glen Innes 5,944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Innes,_New_South_Wales

Goondiwindi 5,629
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goondiwindi

Gunnedah # 12 007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunnedah

Inverell # 9,749
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverell

Lightening Ridge 2,602
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_Ridge,_New_South_Wales

Liverpool Plains (region)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_Plains

Manilla 2,081
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manilla,_New_South_Wales

Medindee 633
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menindee,_New_South_Wales

Mendooran 400
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mendooran,_New_South_Wales

Molong 1,569
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molong,_New_South_Wales

Mitchell 944
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitchell,_Queensland

Moree # 9,346
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moree,_New_South_Wales

Mudgee 8,249
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mudgee

Mungindi # 804
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mungindi

Narrabri # 6,102
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narrabri

Narromine 3,599
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narromine

Nyngan 1,975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nyngan,_New_South_Wales

Oakey 3,657
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakey,_Queensland

Orange 39,329
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange,_New_South_Wales

Quirindi / Wrris Creek # 2,580
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quirindi

Roma 7,991
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roma,_Queensland

Silverton 89
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silverton,_New_South_Wales

Stanthorpe 4,271
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanthorpe,_Queensland

St George 2,410
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_George,_Queensland

Surat  436
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surat,_Queensland

Tamworth # 47,595
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamworth,_New_South_Wales

Terry Hei Hei # ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_Hie_Hie,_New_South_Wales

Trangie 866
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trangie,_New_South_Wales

Toomelah # 300
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toomelah

Warren 1,654
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warren,_New_South_Wales

Walcha 1,482
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walcha,_New_South_Wales

Walgett # 1,800
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walgett,_New_South_Wales

Warwick 12,562
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warwick,_Queensland

Wee Waa 1,689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wee_Waa

Wellington 4,660
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellington,_New_South_Wales

Wilcannia 596
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilcannia,_New_South_Wales

Yelarbon 448
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yelarbon,_Queensland

State:

Menindee S1,S2,S3,S4,S5

Hospital:

http://www.myhospitals.gov.au/hospital/toowoomba-hospital

University:

http://www.usq.edu.au/toowoomba/

Airport:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toowoomba_Airport

TOR:

Barrier Range (north west)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barrier_Range

Grey Range (north east)
http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1562152/Grey-Range

Great Dividing Range (east)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Dividing_Range

Murray-Darling Basin Foreshore catchment (west)
http://bloggerme.com.au/states/murray-basin-foreshore

Lachlan R catchment (south)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lachlan_River

Murray R catchment (south)
http://www.bloggerme.com.au/states/murray-river

Waterboard:

Darling River and its tributaries, including:

  • Barwon River
  • Bogan River
  • Bokhara River
  • Bundock Creek
  • Burrendong Dam
  • Castlereagh River
  • Cobrabald River
  • Cockburn River
  • Condamine River
  • Coxs Creek
  • Culgoa River
  • Dumaresq River
  • Gowrie Creek
  • Gwydir River
  • Lake Macquarie
  • Macintyre River
  • Macquarie Marshes
  • Macquarie River
  • Manilla River
  • Maranoa River
  • Maules Creek
  • Mehi River
  • Menindee Lakes
  • Mooki River
  • Moonie River
  • Namoi River
  • Narran River
  • Paroo River
  • Peel River
  • Severn Rivers
  • Talbragar River
  • Warrego River

Coal Gas http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1626037

State Pin
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359092414021/

Beauty:

Broken Hill 
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359094142209/

Silverton 
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359094142254/

Liverpool/Breeza Plains Mullaley
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359094641434/

Watermark, Tamworth votes
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359094832622/

On the #freedomride50 to Moree
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359094709085/

Breeza, on the Liverpool Plains
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095043943/

Breeza, gateway to the Liverpool Plains
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095043752/

The Pilliga
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095103143/

Crossroads at Bundella, Liverpool Plains
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095112964/

Redgums on the billabong, Yelarbon
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095230801/

Apsley Falls, outside Walcha
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095304375/

Clean black sticky soil, Liverpool Plains
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095399377/

Hopeland, Western Downs
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/418553359095831018/

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Thanks for checking this sub-State out.

This sub-State is prepared on the a-political concept that if you are interested in 'place' in Australia, the most important aspect that defines 'place', is the 'flow of water'. The Senate is interested in 'place'.

This sub-State defines its boundaries at the top of the ridge, where water flows one way rather than the other. This leads to a very interesting 'place'.

We are seeking a debate with people who live in this proposed new sub-State. We know we've got the sub-State pretty well correct; after all, it's just geography. But if you live in this sub-State you can tell us a lot of interesting things.

- Do these boundaries define a place that is unique; different to every other State in Australia? We think that that is probably quite likely.

- Is it a great place, worthy of recognition?

- Upon formation, what should be the name of this sub-State? Who would be the Chief Officer? Who would be the Senator who represents this sub-State?

- Many other interesting things!

We think that this is a great new concept of Statehood based on real concepts that define life in this particular sub-State. What do you think?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Aboriginal Australia:

  • Gureng Gureng
  • Wuli-wuli
  • Yiman
  • Gungabula
  • Nguri
  • Bidjara
  • Dharawala
  • Gunggari
  • Mandandanji
  • Burunggam
  • Margany
  • Kullilla
  • Budjari
  • Kunja
  • Kooma
  • Bigambul
  • Bundjalung
  • Ngarabul
  • Karrenggapa
  • Muruwari
  • Gunu
  • Burunbinya
  • Kamilaroi
  • Bandjigali
  • Wandjiwalgu
  • Wiljali
  • Barundji
  • Wongaibon
  • Wailwan
  • Wiradjuri
  • Danggali
  • Barkindji
  • Barindji
  • Kureinji

NOTE1: Likely indicators only; for original Aboriginal Australia Map © 1991 & restrictions on its copy & use, see Aboriginal Australia Map

NOTE2: The red line is part of the original Aboriginal Australia Map © 1991. The black line is added by Bloggerme for discussion only. It shows the likely State boundary based on the flow of water only. As "the ridge" (See FOWTOR) naturally impacts on the development of the language, social or nation groups of the Indigenous people of Australia, the proposed border is often identical to the group boundary shown on the Aboriginal Australia Map. This is as was expected. Variations are social/historical & result in a particular language, social or nation group being represented in two adjoining States.

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Other regional projections - CSIRO part of Rangelands region

The CSIRO has regions for projecting the impact of Climate Change. See https://www.climatechangeinaustralia.gov.au/en/climate-projections/futur... This sub-state, Darling River Sub-State (S1), is included in one of the clear projections in a CSIRO cluster called "Rangelands region". CSIRO's Rangelands region coincides with BloggerMe's L,M,X (missing a tiny bit), R (missing a tiny bit), but includes a large bit of S (the Darling River Sub-State bit West of the Central Slopes region).

Other regional projections - CSIRO part of Central Slopes region

The CSIRO has regions for projecting the impact of Climate Change. See https://www.climatechangeinaustralia.gov.au/en/climate-projections/futur... This sub-state, Darling River Sub-State (S1), is included in one of the clear projections in a CSIRO cluster called "Central Slopes region". CSIRO's Central Slopes region coincides with a large bit of S (the bit that is the eastern half of the Darling River Sub-State).

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"In that year cattle were removed to protect the wombat’s habitat. Monitoring the population to find out if this caused an increase in numbers was difficult. Northern Hairy-nosed Wombats are not only nocturnal, they are extremely shy, and therefore difficult to observe. A capture and release program in the late 1980s and early 1990s suggested a population size of about 63."

Christopher Johnson Professor of Wildlife Conservation and ARC Australian Professorial Fellow at University of Tasmania: "Australian endangered species: Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat" in The Conversation 2 May 2013, 11.34am EST

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"Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment was released this week. It’s the most comprehensive assessment to date of the Basin’s water flows and physical structure (its hydrology and geology).

"Based on research by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia, the assessment provides a substantial update to knowledge about the Basin, benefiting from improved techniques to measure and monitor water movement, and incorporating new methodologies that link a range of “development” and management scenarios. The last assessment of the Basin, which primarily focused on hydrology, was in 1980."

Brian Smerdon Senior Research Scientist, Groundwater Hydrology at CSIRO: The Conversation 28 March 2013, 2.33pm AEST

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