About Gunnedah

Gunnedah is situated at the heart of the Liverpool Plains district where the junction of the Mooki and Namoi rivers meet. More famously known as the “Koala capital”.

The areas unique landscape is home to many species of native wildlife and plants. It is little wonder that this beautiful area inspired poet Dorothea Mackellar to write the famous “My Country” poem.

Today, Gunnedah is home to some of Australia’s richest industries. The district supports a thriving agricultural industry including grains, cotton, and livestock production. Gunnedah maintains one of the largest livestock selling centres in the Northwest.

Offering an affordable and active environment to raise a family' Gunnedah is renowned for its relaxed lifestyle, museums, memorials and culture, offering ample educational opportunities. Gunnedah also accommodate numerous sporting clubs and after school activities, a music conservatorium and events such as the "Ag-Quip" field days which are the largest in the southern hemisphere, the “royal of the north west”, agricultural show, speedway, greyhound and horse racing. Gunnedah offers a progressive and diverse community to both live and do business.