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Temora

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Murrumbidgee & ACT | Western NSW

Referred to as ‘the friendly town’, Temora is located in the Riverina region less than an hour from Wagga Wagga.

A Grouping
RA3 / MM5

Location

Temora is a 420 km (4 hr 30 min drive) south west of Sydney and just under an hour drive from the major regional centre of Wagga Wagga.

Temora is surrounded by rich agricultural areas that produce wheat, canola, cereals, wool and honey. By contrast Temora is also known for the Temora Aviation Museum housing one of the world’s best collections of flying vintage warplanes.

How to get there

The closest airport is Wagga Wagga Airport, about an hour drive from Temora. Regional Express (Rex), JetGo and QantasLink offer flights from Wagga Wagga to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Countrylink trains operate daily from Sydney and Melbourne to Cootamundra train station where they are met by a connecting bus service to transport passengers to Temora.

Population

More than 4500 people live in Temora – the median age of residents is 47 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 2% of the population.

Temora is located within the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network. The healthcare needs in the region are identified in this assessment.

Healthcare facilities

Temora Health Service is a 34-bed public hospital delivering maternity, surgical, and aged care services. Community health services including physiotherapy, mental health and transitional care delivered by local staff with extra services provided by visiting staff.

There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Temora.

Accredited GP practices

  • Temora Medical Complex
  • Victoria Street Sugery

  • Industry

The main industry sectors employing residents of the Temora local government area are: grain-sheep or grain-beef cattle farming, grain growing, retail, local government administration, primary education and aged care residential services.
  • Education

Temora has three primary schools and two high schools: There is TAFE NSW campus in Temora.
  • Childcare

Temora offers a long day care option for children from six weeks to school age, a preschool for children aged three to six years as well as an out of hours school care facility.
  • Shopping

In Temora there is Woolworths, Target Country and Harvey Norman as well as number of specialty and boutique stores. Temora is just less than an hour drive to the regional city of Wagga Wagga, with its many shopping opportunities.
  • Places of worship

Places of worship located in Temora include Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Presbyterian, and Uniting churches. The closest mosques are in Young or Wagga Wagga, both just less than an hour drive from Temora.
  • Points of interest

Temora’s aviation history and local flying conditions make it ideal for aviation, gliding and hot air ballooning. Temora Shire hosts a variety of events throughout the year, ranging from local fetes to seasonal festivals and sporting events to aviation-themed major events.
  • Sporting activities

There are a range of sporting facilities and sporting teams in Temora including cricket, golf, Australian rules football, netball, soccer and bowling. Many of the clubs have their own websites or social media pages and a full listing of facilities and clubs is available from the Temora Directory
  • Community groups and activities

There are numerous community, service and social groups in Temora including Temora Rotary Club, Temora Aero Club and Temora Apex. A listing of community organisations can be found in the Temora Directory
  • Social media groups

There are a range of social media pages and groups about life in Temora, notable pages include Temora Shire Council, The Temora Independent, Temora Community Announcements and Temora - Buy, Swap & Sell.