Wee Waa is Australia's Cotton Capital, the modern cotton growing industry was introduced to the town in 1960 and rapidly expanded.
Wee Waa is located on the North West slopes of NSW and adjacent to the Namoi River. The town is 565 km (7 hr drive) from Sydney. It is 42 km (35 min drive) north west of Narrabri and 140 km (90 min drive) south of Moree.
Wee Waa gained international attention when French electronic duo Daft Punk held a global launch party for one of their albums in Wee Waa, attracting thousands of fans.
The nearest airport is Moree Regional Airport, a 60 min drive from Wee Waa, it offers direct services to Sydney with Qantas.
NSW TrainLink operates a coach service from Wee Waa to Narrabri that meets up with the train service to Sydney.
The population of Wee Waa is more than 2000 people, their median age Wee Waa is 38 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 17% of the population.
Wee Waa is located within the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network, this Health Planning Compassprovides an overview of community health for the region.
Wee Waa Hospital is a 22-bed public hospital with a 24 hr emergency department. The hospital provides acute medical services, palliative care and community health services.
The larger Moree Hospital, is a 90 min drive from Wee Waa, it provides a wider range of services.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station in Wee Waa.