Quirindi (Liverpool Plains Shire Council):
7,887 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Quirindi is $208,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $260.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 356kms in a north westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 32.3° to 16.5° and winters 16° to 1.6°. The mean annual rainfall is 682mm. (BOM data)
Agriculture is the major industry and employer in the Shire followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, education and training, transport, postal and warehousing and construction.
The Shire is home to a number of communities. Quirindi is the largest and the administrative centre and Werris Creek is the other town. There are a number of villages including Wallabadah, Willow Tree, Currabubula, Spring Ridge and Premer.
Probably the best known event in the Shire is the New Year’s day Races at Wallabadah. They have been held every year since 1852 and locals and visitors alike flock to the track for this iconic day. The Australian Railway Monument in Werris Creek provides the amazing history of being the first railway town in Australia. The Shire has a vibrant community and provides a rich variety of activities from dinners and race meetings to art shows and camp drafts.
Quirindi is famous for being home to the oldest Polo Club in Australia and it is just one of the many horse related sports available in the area. There are also a wealth of other sporting activities available including water activities on Quipolly Dam, a golf club, swimming pools, football fields, netball courts and clay target shooting .
There are pre-schools and day care centres in the two towns as well as a primary school in Werris Creek and one public and one Catholic primary school in Quirindi. Quirindi is also home to a high school. There are also primary schools in Blackville, Currabubula, Spring Ridge, Walhallow, Wallabadah and Willow Tree.
There are several medical centres, a pharmacy, a physiotherapist together with a hospital, a Community Health Centre and several nursing homes.
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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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