Birthplace of the Nation
6,629 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Tenterfield is $250,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $260.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 706kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 27.1° to 14.4°and winters 14.4° to 1°. The mean annual rainfall is 851mm. (BOM data)
The main employment sector in Tenterfield is agriculture forestry and fishing followed by health care and social assistance, retail trade, education and training, accommodation and food services and public administration and safety.
Tenterfield is a council inland on the far north of New South Wales bordering Queensland. Within the Shire boundary, there are a number of villages including Urbenville, Drake and Liston.
There are many things to do in Tenterfield Shire. The annual Oracles of the Bush Festival which celebrates bush poetry, literature and music is held every April. Peter Allen was born in Tenterfield and immortalised the town in his song “Tenterfield Saddler”and the inaugural Peter Allen Festival will be held in Tenterfield in September 2018. Known as the “Birthplace of the Nation”, Tenterfield was the venue for Sir Henry Parkes to deliver his famous Federation speech in the Tenterfield School of the Arts in 1889
Many sports are available for Tenterfield residents. They include basketball, camp drafting, cricket, cycling, golf, hockey, little athletics, netball, petanque, pistol shooting, rugby league, skateboarding, soccer, swimming, tennis,
In the town, education is available at all levels from several pre-schools, one public and one Catholic primary schools and a high school. Additionally there is a campus of the New England Institute of TAFE and the Tenterfield Community College. In the surrounding rural areas there are primary schools in Drake, Jennings, Mingoola and Urbenville.
As well as the Tenterfield hospital, there are a number of GPs, a pharmacy and visiting allied health professionals. There is also a Community Health Centre and several nursing homes.
For more information contact: council: firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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