Molong (Cabonne Shire Council):
Australia's Food Basket
13,860 (ABS 2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 309kms in a westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 31.0° to 12.9°and winters 13.3° to -0.1°. The mean annual rainfall is 704mm. (BOM data)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Molong is $270,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $380.00 per week.
Agriculture forestry and fishing is the main employer in Cabonne Shire. In order the next categories are health care and social assistance, manufacturing, education and training, construction and public administration and safety.
Molong is the largest centre and administrative hub of the Cabonne Shire. Some of the other towns and villages are Canowindra, Manildra, Cudal, Borenore and Cumnock. Known as Australia’s Food Basket, Cabonne is situated close to the large centre of Orange in the Central West of the State.
Among the many attractions and events which take place in Cabonne are the NSW Sheep Dog Championship Trials in Molong, Canowindra Balloon Meet in March, Mulga Bills Festival and Bike Fun Ride in July. Molong Players Annual Production in August, Australian National Field Days in October and Cobb & Co Lives on Celebration in December.
There are many sports available to Cabonne residents. Some of these are bowls, cricket, football, golf, pony club, swimming and tennis.
Education is well catered for with a number of pre-schools and playgroups. There are Central Schools (K-12) and Catholic primary schools in Molong and Yeoval. In Canowindra there is one public and one Catholic primary school and a high school. In the towns of Eugowra and Manildra there is one public and one Catholic primary school and there are primary schools in Borenore Cargo, Clergate, Cudal, Cumnock, Mullion Creek, Nashdale and Spring Terrace.
For those requiring medical services, there are many available. There are hospitals at Molong and Canowindra and a smaller multi purpose centre in Eugowra. There are medical centres in Canowindra, Manildra, Molong and Yeoval. Community Health Centres are available in Canowindra, Manildra and Yeoval and there is a dentist in Molong. There are aged care facilities in a number of centres.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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