Land of Opportunity
12,628 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Gunnedah is $335,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $360.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 436kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 34.° to 18.4°and winters 16.9° to 4.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 620mm. (BOM data)
Agriculture, forestry and fishing is the major employer in the Gunnedah Shire with 13.8%, however mining is very close behind at 13.7%. followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, education and training and accommodation and food services.
Gunnedah, in the north west of New South Wales is the main centre of this large Shire. It is also home to a number of villages including Curlewis, Tambar Springs, and Mullaley.
One of Australia’s best loved poets, Dorothea Mackellar wrote her famous poem “My Country” in the Gunnedah area. To celebrate her there is a National Poetry Competition for schools every year. The most iconic event in the Gunnedah Shire is the annual Ag Quip Field Days in August. This 3 day spectacular showcases everything available in agriculture and attracts 50,000 visitors per year, providing much needed revenue for the Shire.
There are many activities to choose from when looking for recreation in Gunnedah. From cricket fields, golf courses and football fields to a heated swimming complex and a world class gymnasium, there is something for everyone in this energetic town.
Education is well covered with several pre-schools and day care centres. There are two public, one Catholic. one special and one Christian primary school and both a public and Catholic high school. There are also primary schools in the villages of Carroll, Curlewis, Mullaley and Tambar Springs. At the tertiary level, there are branches of the New England Community College and TAFE New England.
There are numerous medical centres in the town as well as pharmacies, dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, exercise physiologist etc The town is well serviced by a hospital, community health centre and several nursing homes.
For more information contact: email@example.com
Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
1) Do your homework Think about what you’re looking for and what you would like around your new home. Whether it’s schools, housing, certain kinds of employment, health care, access to public transport, access to Sydney – there’s bound to be a place that ticks all the boxes for you....read more >