Towns in the Western subregion
Western NSW is a subregion of the larger Western NSW training region.
The Western NSW subregion is the largest training subregion taking in most of Western NSW – it stretches north to the Queensland/NSW border, west to the South Australian/NSW border, south to the Victorian/NSW border and east to Oberon.
The regional cities of Dubbo, Bathurst, Orange and Broken Hill are the largest centres in the subregion. Towns range in size from Mudgee (population approximately 11,000), Cowra (approximately 10,000) and Parkes (almost 10,000), down to Coolah and Kandos (approximately 1300 people each).