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Gunnedah Stats

The Shire of Gunnedah is situated in the north-east of New South Wales, 425 kms north west of Sydney and covers nearly 5,000 square kilometres of land. Within the Shire’s boundaries the township of Gunnedah is the major population hub and also includes the townships of Curlewis, Breeza, Carroll, Mullaley and Tambar Springs.

Gunnedah is a commodity hub and major destination around 80 km west of Tamworth on the intersection of the Kamilaroi Highway Touring Route and Oxley Highway, surrounded by the fertile, expansive Liverpool Plains and framed by the Nandewar Ranges. With a population of around 13,000 people, Gunnedah Shire Council is committed to creating a liveable and accessible community for all ages and demographics.

The GSC is situated in the centre of the highly productive Liverpool Plains, and hosts a diverse agricultural industry including grains, cotton and beef cattle. The surrounding area is also rich in coal and natural gas reserves. Further support from strong manufacturing, tourism and retail trade sectors provide a diverse array of employment and investment opportunities within the Shire.”

For detailed information about the Gunnedah Shire economy visit: economy.id.com.au/gunnedah