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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
3rd September 2014
Reference:   46166
Placename:   Pilliga
Designation:   Locality
Status:   Assigned 17th March 2006
GNB File:   GNB3817,3792,3755
LGA:   Walgett
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -30 21 30
Approx. AGD66 Long:   148 54 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -30 21 24
Approx. GDA94 Long:   148 54 04
Topographic Map:   Pilliga
1:100000 Map:   Pilliga 8637
Parish:   Talluba
County:   Baradine
Description:   A town 2 km S of Millemorimi and about 5 km E of Coolabah Swamp. Boundaries within the Coonamble Council area shown on map GNB3755. Boundaries within Narrabri Shire shown on map marked GNB3792 Boundaries within the Walgett Council area shown on map GNB3817.
Meaning:   Derived from billar-ga for swamp oaks. (McCarthy. 1963).
Origin:   Aboriginal.
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