5,951 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Narrandera is $175,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $240.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 532kms in a westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 33.4° to 17.6° and winters 14.3° to 3.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 437mm. (BOM data)
The major employer in the Shire is agriculture, forestry and fishing followed by health care and social assistance, manufacturing, education and training, retail trade and construction.
Narrandera is the administrative centre of the Shire which also encompasses the villages of Barellan and Grong Grong and Binya.
There is so much to do in this region renowned for fresh produce and acclaimed wines along with many activities in the area. Some events are the John O’Brien Bush Poetry Festival in March, the Australia National Camellia Show in August and the Barellan Old Days Weekend in October.
Narrandera facilities ensure a healthy and active life in the town. Sports covered include netball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer and hockey. Other facilities include tennis courts, golf course and bowling greens. Water plays a big part of the recreation of the town. At the swimming complex, there are pools, slides and facilities for picnics and BBQs. Lake Talbot caters for those who enjoy water skiing, fishing and canoeing and the Murrumbidgee River also provides many opportunities for boating, fishing etc.
Education in the Shire is available via child care, pre-schools and out of school care. There is one public and one Catholic primary school and a high school. The village of Barellan is served by a Central School (K-12) and there is a public school in Bunya. Students can board on a weekly basis at St Francis de Sales College in Leeton. Narrandera has a campus of the Riverina TAFE.
The town is served by a 34 bed hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical and maternity and paediatric care. There is also a GP clinic, dental centre, chemists, optometrists and a podiatrist. The Community Health Service provides services such as physiotherapy, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, dietitian etc. There are a number of aged care facilities in the Shire.
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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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