Revisit the grandeur of a bygone era in Australia's first inland city. Take a walk around Goulburn and admire the town's well-preserved architecture, surrounded by grazing land.
The population of Goulburn is 21,092 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males. Goulburn has a population of 651 (3.1%) indigenous people. The median/average age of the people in Goulburn is 39 years of age.
Goulburn is located in the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (SENSWPHN). This fact sheet provides an overview of the community profile for the SENSWPHN.
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, approximately 195 kilometres south-west of Sydney (two hours’ drive) and 90 kilometres north-east of Canberra (1 hour drive).
The nearest airport is at Canberra (1 hour away) or, if you have your own plane you can fly into Goulburn.
NSW Train Link have train services from Sydney to Goulburn & Melbourne to Goulburn and NSW Train Link Travel Centre are booking agents for a number of coach companies travelling to Goulburn.
City Rail run services from Sydney to Goulburn with the line including Campbelltown, Mittagong & Moss Vale.
Greyhound have bus services from Capital cities to Goulburn.
Murrays Coaches have bus services from Narooma to Canberra, Canberra to Goulburn and Wollongong to Goulburn.
The main industries in Goulburn are:
- Health care and social assistance
- Retail trade
- Public administration and safety
- Accommodation and food services
- Education and training
Goulburn Base Hospital is a public district hospital and is operated by Southern NSW Local Health District and serves as a regional referral facility providing a range of general, surgical and some specialist services. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the Australian National University, based in Canberra.
Goulburn is supported by an ambulance service.
There are eight medical practices in Goulburn.
No accommodation available.
Goulburn district has 15 primary schools, 3 secondary schools and a special needs school to choose from as well as a TAFE College.
There are 21 pre-school and day care options in Goulburn:
Goulburn Square shopping centre has over 50 specialty stores including Coles and Kmart.
The town also has a Woolworths and Aldi supermarket and a Target store.
There are a number of places of worship in Goulburn including Catholic, Anglican, Presbyterian, Seventh Day Adventist, Jehovah’s Witness, Greek Orthodox and Uniting churches.
The nearest Buddhist Temples and Muslim Mosques are located in Canberra (1 hour from Goulburn).
Points of Interest
Whether you are interested in history, the great outdoors, galleries or shopping there’s something for everyone in Goulburn and surrounds. It’s all about a great work/life balance and in Goulburn.
For starters, forget about sitting in traffic for hours or paying for parking. If you live in the town, you’ll be minutes away from work (perhaps even close enough to walk or cycle).
Goulburn is home to the oldest theatre company in Australia, Lieder Theatre Company, established in 1891, the company runs a year-round program of critically-acclaimed productions.
It is also close to the wineries and cellar doors of Murrumbateman and Canberra (less than an hour). Or enjoy the weekend markets, art galleries, museums and antique stores of the region.