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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
20th April 2014
Reference:   13211
Placename:   Collarenebri
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 10th May 1996
Previous Name:   Town of Collarindabri
GNB File:   GNB3817,3784
LGA:   Walgett
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -29 32 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 34 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -29 31 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 34 04
Topographic Map:   Collarenebri
1:100000 Map:   Collarenebri 8638
Parish:   Collarindabri
County:   Finch
Description:   A town about 13 km NW by W of Pokataroo and 27 km NW of Merrywinebone. Boundaries within Shire of Moree Plains shown on map marked GNB3784 Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3817
Meaning:   Also: derived from 'galarriinbaraay', a Kamilaroi term for 'eucalyptus blossoms'. (Applton; 1992). Also: 'many flowers'. (McCarthy; 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
History:   The town was gazetted in 1867 as Collarindabri.
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