Wombats Rest, South Australia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Wombats Rest
South Australia
Wombats Rest is located in South Australia
Wombats Rest
Wombats Rest
Coordinates 34°07′06″S 139°40′10″E / 34.118462°S 139.669501°E / -34.118462; 139.669501Coordinates: 34°07′06″S 139°40′10″E / 34.118462°S 139.669501°E / -34.118462; 139.669501[1]
Population 0 (2016 census)[2]
Established 27 March 2003[3]
Postcode(s) 5320[1]
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s) Mid Murray Council[1]
Region Murray and Mallee[1]
County Eyre[1]
State electorate(s) Chaffey[4]
Federal Division(s) Barker[5]
Mean max temp[6] Mean min temp[6] Annual rainfall[6]
21.1 °C
70 °F
9.3 °C
49 °F
448.6 mm
17.7 in
Suburbs around Wombats Rest:
Morgan Morgan
Morgan Wombats Rest Murbko
Morgan Morgan
Footnotes Locations[1]
Adjoining localities[1]

Wombats Rest is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the state’s east on the western side of the Murray River about 133 kilometres (83 mi) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 94 kilometres (58 mi) north-east of the municipal seat of Mannum.[1]

Its boundaries were created on 27 March 2003 for the “long established name.”[3]

Land use within Wombats Rest is entirely residential accommodation whose historical use is for “‘holiday’ occupancy” and which is known as a shack site in Australia. Development within the locality has limits due to its location within the Murray River’s floodplain to “minimise damage to buildings” caused by regular flooding.[7][1]

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Wombats Rest had a population of zero.[2]

Wombats Rest is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of Chaffey and the local government area of the Mid Murray Council.[5][1][4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Search result for Wombats Rest, LOCB' with the following datasets selected - 'Local Government areas', 'SA Government Regions', 'Counties', 'Postcode', 'Suburbs and Localities', 'Land Development Plan Zone Categories', 'Roads', 'River Murray Protection Area' and 'Gazetteer'". Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Wombats Rest". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b WEATHERILL, J. (27 March 2003). "GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES ACT 1991 Notice to Assign Names and Boundaries to Places (in the Mid Murray Council)" (PDF). the South Australian Government Gazette. South Australian Government. p. 1184. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Electoral district of Chaffey". Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Electoral division of Barker" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  6. ^ a b c "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics Summary statistics EUDUNDA (nearest weather station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Development Plan - Mid Murray Council Consolidated – 14 June 2017" (PDF). South Australian Government. pp. 80–81, 164–165, 192, 425 & 510 223, 275-279. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wombats_Rest,_South_Australia&oldid=833769885"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wombats_Rest,_South_Australia
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Wombats Rest, South Australia"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA