Located in the heart of the northern NSW wheat belt, Moree is famous for its Artesian Aquatic Centre with its naturally hot mineral-rich waters.
Moree is a large town in northern NSW, it is 626 km (7 hr 15 min drive) from Sydney, 480 km (5 hr 30 min drive) from Brisbane and 252 km (3 hr drive) from Tamworth.
Although best known as a wheat and cotton growing area, Moree is also home to the largest pecan nut farm in the southern hemisphere and olive groves for the production of olive oil.
Moree Airport is 5 km from the centre of town, direct services to Sydney are available with Qantaslink and flights to Brisbane are available with Fly Corporate.
Regular NSW Countrylink train services are also available to Sydney.
The population of Moree is more than 9000 people, their median age is 38 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 22% of the population.
Moree is located within the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network, this Health Planning Compass provides an overview of community health for the region.
Moree Hospital is a 52-bed public hospital with a 24 hour emergency department, eight bed maternity unit and six chair renal unit. Elective surgery is undertaken at the hospital including ear, nose and throat surgery, eye surgery, general surgery, gynaecology surgery, orthopaedic surgery as well as a day surgery. The Moree Community Health centre provides allied health services.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Moree.