Narrabri is located in the heart of the rich Namoi Valley in North West NSW and our way of life is simply relaxed and genuinely warm. Leave behind the stress and pressure of urban living and move to a thriving community that will provide you, your family and business with a vibrant and affordable country lifestyle.
We are renowned for the production of some of the world’s highest quality wheat, cotton, fat lambs and beef, and home to several research facilities, Narrabri Shire is truly an agricultural wonderland.
Our strong and dynamic regional centre supports an innovative and diverse business community experiencing significant growth opportunities.
In the next 7 years, Narrabri Shire is forecast to have in excess of $7 billion dollars invested under State Significant Projects and Capital Infrastructure Investment. Diversification, world class resources and commodities have been key to the region’s economic growth, increased employment opportunities and enhanced quality of life.
The area has expanded from its traditional agricultural roots to resource extraction and exploration. The advent of these new resource-based industries in conjunction with supplementary business is providing a range of commercial and employment opportunities for the Narrabri Region.
An essential guide to the community resources available in the Narrabri Region.
A snapshot of services, facilities, events and community information for new residents.
The Narrabri Region covers over 13,000 square km and services many towns, villages and localities each with their own unique character.
Narrabri has a broad range of health services available for the community. These include a public hospital facility in Narrabri, Boggabri and Wee Waa. Other services included are Aged Care Assessment, Dementia Support, Alcohol and Drug Support, Generalist Counselling, Nutrition and Diet, Health Education and Promotion, Social Work, Women’s Health, Aboriginal Health and Maternal Health, Psychogeriatric and Maternity.
Narrabri Shire proudly provides high standards of education from pre-school to an expanding Country Universities Centre Campus. Within Narrabri Shire there are both public and private (Catholic) primary schools and two High schools. All these offer a range of strong teaching and learning opportunities. After High School, tertiary education is available directly through TAFE, a University of New England Access Centre and the Northern Inland Community College.
Sports & Recreation
In 2001 Narrabri was identified as Australia’s Sportiest town by Channel Nine’s Today Show, based on the sports persons from the town and district. Over one hundred and ten Australian representatives and champions showcasing forty-four sports were either born in the Narrabri Shire or started their sporting career here. This is testament to Narrabri’s enthusiastic and diverse range of sports available to all the community.
Narrabri also features all the conveniences of the city including annual events, culinary treats, music and culture, plus an impressive theatre complex (The Crossing Theatre) that offers the latest movies, live performances, and also hosts one of the best weekday cafes in town.
Contact details for the following sports and recreation groups can be found in our Community Directory.
- AFL (Australian Football League)
- Equestrian – Pony Club, Polocrosse, Stockhorse
- Rugby League
- Rugby Union
- Touch Football
- Narrabri Art & Craft Society
- Narrabri ADFAS
- Narrabri Aero Club
- Narrabri Shire Band
- Historical Societies
Whilst property prices have been making steady gains over the last few years you can still pick up your little piece of paradise for an affordable price. Across the Shire there are a variety of properties for sale and rent. There are also vacant blocks from standard residential sizes too small acreages with river frontage and spectacular views of the bordering agricultural plains and Nandewar Ranges. The towns of Wee Waa, Boggabri and the smaller villages also have a variety of housing opportunities.
- Emergency – Police/ Fire/Ambulance – 000
- Emergency Relay Service TTY for speech or hearing impaired – 106
- NSW Poisons Information Centre – 13 11 26
- NSW State Emergency Service (SES) – 13 25 00
- NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) – 1800 679 737
- Police Assistance Line/ Rural Crime – 13 14 44
- Crime Stoppers – 1800 333 000
- Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800
- Lifeline – 13 11 14
- NSW Mental Health Line – 1800 011 511
- MensLine Australia – 1300 789 978
- Domestic Violence Line – 1800 656 463
- Beyond Blue for Women – 1300 224 636
- Healthdirect – 1800 022 222
- Narrabri Shire Council — Business Hours – 02 6799 6866
- Narrabri Shire Council — After Hours Emergency – 0429 911 111
- Narrabri Hospital – 02 6799 2800
- Boggabri Hospital – 02 6749 7000
- Wee Waa Hospital – 02 6795 0400