The welcoming regional community of Cootamundra is located within the Riverina – one of the most productive and agriculturally diverse areas of Australia.
Cootamundra is 390 km (4 hr drive) from Sydney, 160 km (2 hr drive) from Canberra and just over an hour drive from the regional centre of Wagga Wagga.
Cootamundra is famous as the birthplace of cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman, the beautiful Cootamundra wattle that blooms in July and August, and the high-quality wheat grown in the district.
The nearest airport is Wagga Wagga Airport, an hour drive from Cootamundra. Regional Express (Rex) and QantasLink offer flights from Wagga Wagga to Sydney and Melbourne.
Cootamundra's railway station is on the Main Southern railway line, serviced by NSW TrainLink XPT railway services between Sydney and Melbourne.
More than 5,500 people live in Cootamundra, the median age of residents is 51 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 6% of the population.
Cootamundra Hospital is a 30-bed public hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical and maternity. Community health services including mental health, social work and drug and alcohol services are co-located on the hospital grounds.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Cootamundra.