59,136 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Queanbeyan is $520,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $450.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 288kms in a south westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 29° to 12.7°and winters 11.8° to -0.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 594mm. (BOM data)
The major employment areas in the region are public administration, construction, health care and social assistance, retail and education and training.
Queanbeyan is the largest city and administrative centre of this Council, There are a number of towns and villages including Bungendore, Braidwood and Captains Flat, Burra, Majors Creek and Araluen. This Council borders the Australian Capital Territory and many of its residents commute into the capital for work.
There are many activities to enjoy in this exciting region. Some of them are the annual Queanbeyan Multicultural Festival in March, Oktoberfest in Queanbeyan, the Majors Creek Folk and Roots music festival and Braidwood Festival and Airing of the Quilt held in November.
There are many facilities for sport lovers in the region. Among the many sports which can be played are AFL, athletics, basketball, cycling, floor ball, futsal, hockey, indoor cricket, netball, rugby league, rugby union, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, touch football and volleyball.
Queanbeyan is well serviced with educational amenities. With its close proximity to Canberra there are many opportunities there as well as those in Queanbeyan. In the pre school realm, the city provides many opportunities for those looking for long day care and pre-school. There are five public and one Catholic primary schools and two high schools. In Braidwood there is a Central school (K-12) and a Catholic primary school. There are also public schools in Braidwood and Captains Flat. There is a campus of Illawarra TAFE in the city.
The District hospital provides a 24 hour emergency department, general surgery, obstetrics and all the services available in a large centre. There are numerous GP medical centres, dentists, pharmacies and allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists and speech therapists. There are a variety of options when it comes to aged care facilities.
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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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