Lockhart is a beautiful small country town that has been classified by the National Trust and is a great base for exploring the surrounding food and wine region.
Lockhart is 520 km (5 hr 30 min drive) from Sydney and 305 km (3 hr 20 min drive) from Canberra. It is only 65 km (45 min drive) from Wagga Wagga.
Given its location in the Riverina region Lockhart serves as a great base for exploring the surrounding food and wine region.
The closest airport is Wagga Wagga Airport, a 55 min drive from Lockhart. Regional Express (Rex) and QantasLink offer flights from Wagga Wagga to Sydney and Melbourne.
More than 1000 people live in Lockhart – the median age of residents is 49 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5% of the population.
Lockhart Health Service is a 16-bed public hospital providing emergency, acute and aged care services. Community health services including physiotherapy, women’s health and diabetes education are provided by visiting staff.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Lockhart.