Singleton is a vibrant and diverse riverside town, located at the centre of the Hunter Valley wine region.
Singleton is 200 km (2 hr 20 min drive) north of Sydney and 77 km (60 min drive) from Newcastle.
This former mining town is known for its historic buildings, boutique wineries and grand old pubs.
The closest airport to Singleton is Newcastle Airport (60 min drive from Singleton). The airport is serviced by Jetstar, Virgin Australia, QantasLink, FlyPelican and Regional Express, offering flights to destinations including Canberra, Ballina/Byron Bay, Dubbo, Taree, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney, and Auckland (NZ).
Singleton lies on the Main North railway line and is serviced by a passenger train service made up of a daily NSW TrainLink train to Sydney and regular NSW TrainLink services to Newcastle.
Singleton is home to more than 13,000 people, the median age of residents is 35 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up nearly 7% of the population.
Singleton is in the Hunter, New England, & Central Coast Primary Health Network, this fact sheet provides a health profile for the area.
Singleton Health Service includes a 72-bed hospital providing 24-hour emergency services, day surgery, inpatient surgery, medicine, obstetrics and antenatal shared care, palliative care, dialysis, imaging, and outreach specialists.
Singleton Community Health Service provides a range of clinics including: asthma, audiometry, child health school screening, continence, diabetic – type 2, foot care for the elderly, immunisation, mental health and new parents group.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Singleton.