Bingara & Warialda (Gwydir Shire Council):
Gem on the Gwydir
5,316 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Bingara is $236,000.
Distance from Sydney 557kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 33.6° to 18.1°and winters 17.7° to 2.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 620mm. (BOM data)
The major business in the Shire is agriculture, forestry and fishing followed by health care and social assistance, education and training, public administration and safety, retail trade and construction.
Situated on the western edge of the Northern Tablelands lies the picturesque Shire of Bingara. The administrative centre of this Shire is Bingara. The other major town of Warialda and there are also a number of villages including North Star, Gravesend and Croppa Creek.
There is plenty to do in this busy Shire. Some of the annual events are the Upper Horton Campdraft and Rodeo in January, the Bingara Easter Fish Competition held at Easter, the Bingara Orange Festival is held in July and the Fossickers Way Veterans’ Week of Golf which is held in September.
There are numerous facilities to allow residents to indulge in bowls, cricket, fishing, horse riding, netball, hockey, rugby league, rugby union, swimming, tennis and water skiing.
Education is where the Shire stands out for its innovation with the establishment of the Gwydir Learning Region promoting the virtue of lifelong learning. It is a cooperative venture between the Shire, TAFE, Bingara Central School, Warialda High School, Adult Learning and the University of New England. Warialda has a pre-school, one public and one Catholic and a high school. Bingara has a pre-school, a Central School (K-12) and there are primary schools in Croppa Creek, Gravesend, North Star and Yetman.
Medical facilities include GP medical centres, dental surgery, optometrist, podiatrist, osteopath and pharmacies. Additionally both towns have hospitals and aged care hostels.
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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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