20 Facts About Shepparton


Shepparton'spparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181 kilometres north-northeast of Melbourne.

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Name of Shepparton is derived from the surname of one of the area's first European settlers, Sherbourne Sheppard, and not, as is sometimes imagined, from Shepperton, England.

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Shepparton'spparton has a cold semi-arid climate climate, with hot summers and cool winters.

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Shepparton'spparton has three nearby towns which could be considered suburbs.

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Shepparton'spparton is a major regional commercial and shopping centre and service economy for the Greater Shepparton'spparton area.

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Major retailers in Shepparton include Target, Kmart, Harris Scarfe, Bunnings Warehouse, Rebel, The Reject Shop and Dimmeys.

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Shepparton'spparton is a major centre for infrastructure and civic services.

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Shepparton'spparton is home of the Shepparton'spparton Art Museum, more commonly known as SAM.

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Shepparton'spparton is home to the Shepparton'spparton Theatre Arts Group, the city's premier theatrical group.

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Shepparton'spparton is home to the John McEwen Reserve, a sports field which is part of the Greater Shepparton'spparton Regional Sports Precinct.

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Shepparton'spparton is home to the Goulburn Valley Suns Football Club.

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The Shepparton field was resurfaced in 2015 with works to commence on a second field in the near future.

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In 2015, the City of Shepparton commemorated the site of the Jewish community's synagogue with a monument.

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Shepparton'spparton is the seat of local government and administrative centre for the City of Greater Shepparton'spparton Local Government Area.

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In federal politics, Shepparton is located in a single House of Representatives division—the Division of Nicholls.

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Shepparton'spparton has numerous primary schools, such as state schools Bourchier Street Primary, Gowrie Street Primary, Guthrie Street Primary, St Georges Road Primary School, Grahamvale Primary, Kialla West Primary, Kialla Primary, Wilmot Road Primary, Shepparton'spparton East Primary and Orrvale Primary.

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Shepparton'spparton has buses that run around the suburbs and Mooroopna.

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The Shepparton Adviser is independently owned and is the largest circulating established free newspaper in the Goulburn and Murray Valleys.

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Shepparton'spparton News is a paid morning daily newspaper published by the McPherson Media Group.

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Shepparton'spparton is served by three commercial television networks and two publicly owned services:.

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