Narrabri Shire, a vibrant regional hub in New South Wales, thrives as a bustling community with a rich history and a promising future. Nestled in the heart of the Namoi Valley, Narrabri beckons with its unique charm and warm hospitality.
With a population of some 14,000 residents that proudly calls Narrabri Shire home, this close-knit community offers a sense of belonging that few places can match. As a regional centre, Narrabri provides essential services, cultural experiences, and a range of recreational opportunities that cater to residents and visitors alike.
The regions heritage is deeply rooted in its agricultural legacy, with a history of farming, cotton production, and rural traditions. Yet, it also looks to the future, embracing innovation and sustainability as it evolves.
Spanning an area of around 13,000 square kilometres across a picturesque landscape, Narrabri Shire is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Northwest region, offering stunning vistas, outdoor adventures, and a tranquil environment. Whether you are exploring Kaputar National Park, the Pilliga Forest, stargazing at the nearby CSIRO Australia Telescope Compact Array, or enjoying a variety of events and festivals, the Narrabri region has something for everyone.
Narrabri Shire particularly recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters, and communities of people of the Gamilaraay/Gamilaroi/Gomeroi/Kamilaroi Nation who have a deep and enduring cultural heritage in the Narrabri region. Their rich cultural traditions, including storytelling, art, and ceremonies, have been passed down through the ages, serving as a testament to their resilience and enduring presence in this unique landscape. Today, our First Nation’s people remain connected to Country and maintain and celebrate their cultural practices, fostering a sense of belonging and heritage that remains an integral part of the region’s identity.
Our community is marked by its spirit of inclusivity and support for one another. Narrabri Shire is a place where diverse backgrounds, cultures, and ideas come together, creating a dynamic and harmonious environment. We take pride in fostering a sense of unity and welcome all who choose to join our community.