Discover Gunnedah

Gunnedah is the hub of one of Australia's richest agricultural regions- the Liverpool Plains in North West New South Wales and is located on the Kamilaroi and Oxley Highways.

Gunnedah is home to one of the largest and healthiest Koala populations in the country. Keep your eyes peeled, one might just be around the corner. 
Gunnedah has many attractions including several important memorials, museums, parks, and recreational facilities. A diverse range of sporting, cultural and recreational activities are available all year round to both visitors and residents of all ages.

Many annual events occur throughout the year, including Australia Day Celebrations, Ag-Quip Field Days, Week of Speed, Gunnedah Show, Bird Expo, Equestrian events, Dog Shows, Porchetta Day, and the National Tomato Contest. Each of these events draws large crowds and helps to promote Gunnedah to the wider public.
Gunnedah has great shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors appreciate the variety of great cuisine that the local restaurants, pubs, clubs and takeaway venues have to offer.
Gunnedah's retail and commercial sector provides a broadening supply of goods and services capable of supporting the growing population. Gunnedah is a one-stop-shop not only for the Shire's residents but also many regional shoppers and visitors.
Gunnedah's cultural precinct incorporating the historic Town Hall, Civic Theatre complex and Bi-centennial Creative Arts Centre, is the hub of many community activities and attractions such as gallery displays, regular movies, theatre productions, meetings and receptions. It is little wonder that this beautiful area inspired Dorothea Mackellar- author of "My Country", to write some of her amazing poetry and prose.

Gunnedah is a great spot to base yourself to explore our small rural villages, or you could take a day trip to one of the nearby national parks including Mount Kaputar, the Warrumbungle's and Coolah Tops.
You will marvel at the beauty of the district, learn the history and culture, experience the natural charm and enjoy the hospitality and comfort that only the local people can offer. Gunnedah is a place where you'll discover true blue country hospitality. Genuine smiles and the natural beauty of the landscape paint a picture of real country Australia, rich agricultural vistas and breathtaking Australian landscapes at its best.

For more information please visit our friendly staff at the Visitor Information Centre located at 83 Chandos Street in the heart of Gunnedah.


Opening Hours
Mon to Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat and Sun: 10am - 3pm

83 Chandos Street, Gunnedah, NSW 2380

02 6740 2230 | 1800 KOALAS





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