is a quiet town located on
the Murrumbidgee River 860 km from Sydney. Balranald was originally
inhabited by the Wemba-Wemba Aboriginal group, who called the
area 'Nap Nap', Balranald was probably the first town settled
on the New South Wales side of the river. Balranald is now
one of the major entry points to the Lake Mungo National Park and the recently opened Yanga National Park.