Located on the productive Liverpool Plains, fields of sunflowers, sorghum, canola, corn, lucerne and wheat make Quirindi and surrounds a picturesque rural landscape.
Quirindi is located 350 km (4 hr drive) from Sydney, and only 70 km (55 min drive) south of Tamworth.
One of the ways Quirindi celebrates its agricultural heritage is through stock brand tiles along the main street. After 1866 branding of cattle and sheep was required by law, the tiles celebrate the known sheep and cattle runs on the Liverpool Plains.
The closest airport to Quirindi is Tamworth Regional Airport, which is a 50 min drive from Quirindi. Qantaslink and Virgin Australia provide regular flights to Sydney, Jetgo provides regular flights to Brisbane.
There is one daily NSW TrainLink return service to and from Sydney which departs from Quirindi Railway Station.
The population of Quirindi is more than 3400 people, their median age is 44 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 12% of the population.
Quirindi 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.
Quirindi Hospital offers a range of acute and community-based services including an integrated GP/community health service. The hospital has 20 acute beds, three emergency department beds and an aged care day service. The facility is serviced by GPs, allied health and nursing staff, as well as visiting health care professionals.
The closest major rural referral hospital is Tamworth Hospital, a 50 min drive from Quirindi. Tamworth Hospital is a 275-bed facility with a 24 hour level 5 emergency department and an eight bed intensive care unit.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Quirindi.