Narrabri is set in the in the Namoi Valley and is known for rich agriculture, world-leading astronomy, spectacular wilderness and outdoor adventure.
Narrabri is located at the junction of Newell and Kamilaroi Highways, 525 km (6 hr drive) north west of Sydney and 580 km (6 hr 20 min drive) south west of Brisbane. It is just over 100 km (65 min drive) south of Moree and just over 170 km (2 hr drive) northwest of Tamworth.
Narrabri is at the heart of the second richest agricultural shire in Australia – alongside cotton there is wheat, beef, lamb, olives, wine and tea production leading to a thriving foodie culture.
Narrabri airport has flights to Brisbane via Moree, and direct regular flights to Sydney with Fly Corporate .
NSW TrainLink operates a daily passenger service each way between Sydney and Moree, through Narrabri.
Home to more than 7,600 people, the median age of residents of Narrabri is 39 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 12% of the population.
Narrabri 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.
Narrabri Hospital has a 24-hour emergency department service with on call visiting medical officers, the hospital has a 28-bed inpatient unit which caters for maternity, paediatrics, medical, surgical and palliative care as well as an eight bed day surgery unit.
Narrabri Community Health services the Narrabri community with allied health services, such as, speech pathology, social work, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics and a community nursing service.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Narrabri.