Dareton

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Dareton is the centre of the Coomealla Irrigation Area, best known for its superior dried fruit and wine grapes. The irrigation area was once known as ‘Nine Mile’ and owes its existence, in part, to the visionary ‘The Million Farms’ scheme that flourished following World War One.

The cornerstone for Coomealla’s ambitious horticultural development was laid in 1922, when Murray Lands Advisory Committee members inspected the area and recommended an irrigation scheme be established. The town is named for Water Conservation and Irrigation Commissioner Henry Harvey Dare, a staunch proponent of the proposal.

The Dareton Coomealla 90th celebrations were held June 4th to 7th 2015.

Nearby Accommodation

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Balranald Motor Inn

Balranald Motor Inn

Balranald

Riverland Holiday Cottage

Riverland Holiday Cottage

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Central Motor Inn Wentworth

Wentworth Central Motor Inn

Wentworth

Nearby Things to Do

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Rivertrack Studios & Gallery

Rivertrack Studios and Gallery

Wentworth

Vase

Rest-A-While Gardens and Gallery

Gol Gol, Wentworth

O'Donnell Park Curlwaa

ODonnell Park at Curlwaa

Curlwaa, Wentworth