Our Community

Dubbo is a vibrant, progressive community which has grown at a consistently faster pace than all other regional centres in NSW and has recently celebrated its sesquicentenniary year. The city is a major tourism mecca, featuring significant attractions such as the Western Plains Zoo, Dundullimal, Jedda Boomerangs and is located at the junction of the Newell and Mitchell Highways on a mid-way point north to south between Brisbane and Melbourne and west to east between Adelaide and Sydney.
A city of choice for many national and international conferences and conventions due to the large number of motel and hotel facilities developed within the UBD. Dubbo boasts an exceptionally strong industrial and retail infrastructure, as well as excellent educational facilities, including the Charles Sturt University Campus & Medical School, as well as a new Senior High School and a new Grammar School.
Over 70 air flights daily from Dubbo to Sydney via Qantas Link, Air Link and REX with connections to all western centres. Daily XPT rail services to Sydney and only 110 km to Parkes and the Indian Pacific to Perth. Main north/south and east/west terminus for major bus routes.
Climate is temperate with main rainfall occurring between March and November each year.

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