780km north west of Sydney on the Mitchell Highway, 136km south
of the Queensland border. The
Bourke Airport is an airport
New South Wales, Australia. The airport was opened for access
in 1943 as a base for World War II and was used by the Royal
Australian Air Force to bring in supplies during the floods
in 1976 and 1990.
Bourke is a town and Local Government Area in
the north of New South Wales, Australia. The town is located
approximately 800 km northwest of Sydney, on the south bank of
the Darling River. As at the 2006 census, Bourke had a population
of just over 2000 people.