Murray River Region Travel Guide

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From its birthplace in the folds of the Great Dividing Range in southern New South Wales, the Mighty Murray winds 2,574 km (1,596 miles) northwest and then south before it empties into Lake Alexandrina, south of Adelaide. But it is not as mighty as it once was. Recent droughts and overreliance on—and exploitation of—the Murray and its tributaries by irrigators, river towns, and the city of Adelaide have threatened the river’s health and the livelihoods of the people who rely on it.

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Things To Do in Murray River Region

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  • Ned Kelly

    The English have Robin Hood, the Americans Jesse James. Australians have Ned Kelly, an Irish-descended working-class youth whose struggles... Read more

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