Beautiful, historic Braidwood is one of the gems of the NSW Southern Tablelands, with the entire town classified by the National Trust.
The town is situated on the Kings Highway approximately half way between Canberra (87 km or 70 min drive), and Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast (62 km or 55 min drive). Braidwood is 284 km (3 hr drive) from Sydney.
The historic gold-rush town of Braidwood was the first complete town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage Register.
The closest airport to Braidwood is Canberra (87km). Canberra Airport is serviced by Qantas, Virgin Australia, Tigerair and Fly Pelican offering daily flights to Brisbane, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.
There is a daily return coach service between Batemans Bay and Canberra, via Braidwood.
Braidwood is home to more than 1200 people, the median age of residents is 45 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up approximately 2% of the population.
Braidwood has a small public hospital (less than 50 beds) with an emergency department. Services include an alcohol and drug unit, domiciliary care unit and a nursing home unit.
The closest major hospital is located in Canberra (88 km from Braidwood).
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Braidwood.