The Gunnedah area is perfect for those seeking to further their career within a friendly, welcoming community boasting a relaxed lifestyle as well as quality facilities and services. Offering country hospitality and maginificent scenery, Gunnedah is the perfect place to recharge, spend time in nature, and fall in love with the country charm.
Gunnedah is part of the North West Slopes region of NSW, about 435km from Sydney, at the junction of the Oxley and Kamilaroi Highways. The closest regional city is Tamworth, about an hour's drive away. The Namoi River flows through the area, providing a beautiful setting for evening walks and summer picnics.
Living and working in the Gunnedah area
Gunnedah is well connected to the rest of NSW and beyond by road and rail.
Google Maps: Gunnedah, NSW.
Gunnedah is located 435km north of Sydney, approximately a 5-hour drive on the Kamilaroi Highway.
NSW Trainlink operates one daily Explorer train service between Gunnedah and Sydney in each direction and daily coach services between Gunnedah and Tamworth.
Schools in this area are dedicated to the delivery of quality learning and play a key role in the local community.
- Blackville Public School
- Boggabri Public School
- Carroll Public School
- Curlewis Public School
- Currabubula Public School
- Duri Public School
- G S Kidd Memorial School
- Gunnedah High School
- Gunnedah Public School
- Gunnedah South Public School
- Mullaley Public School
- Premer Public School
- Quirindi High School
- Quirindi Public School
- Somerton Public School
- Spring Ridge Public School
- Tambar Springs Public School
- Walhallow Public School*
- Wallabadah Public School
- Werris Creek Public School
- Willow Tree Public School
* Selected rural and remote NSW public schools receive additional benefits and incentives.
Gunnedah’s CBD extends out from Conadilly St. Here you’ll find an array of retailers, cafes, boutiques, gift stores as well as hair and beauty salons, supermarkets and pharmacies.
Gunnedah has a great selection of cafés and restaurants for you to enjoy. For the most up to date listings, please refer to:
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- Existing employees of the department, phone 1300 32 32 32 (select option 3) or log an online enquiry.
- New applicants to the department, phone 1300 30 04 98.
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