Junee history | Wantabadgery

By Graham Elphick
December 5 2018 - 8:00am

Wantabadgery, a small village about 30km south east of Junee has a longer European history than any other part of the Junee Shire. In December 1929, explorer Captain Charles Sturt and his party was led by two Wiradjuri men to the area known to them as Pondebadgery. Sturt was impressed by the rich soil of the flood plain and the grazing potential of the area.

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