Tamworth Regional Council is the local government authority for the Tamworth region, which boasts a population of over 60,000 people. The region spans from the vibrant regional city of Tamworth to include the towns of Manilla, Barraba, Nundle and Kootingal as well as 17 hamlets, villages and rural areas. Strategically located between Sydney and Brisbane, Tamworth is a dynamic and progressive city, bursting with infrastructure and activity.
Tamworth is the capital of North West NSW and offers an enviable lifestyle with the convenience of big city services coupled with a relaxed pace of life and an abundance of natural beauty. Known as the Capital of Country Music, with the annual Toyota Country Music Festival held each January, Tamworth is home to a thriving arts and cultural scene. The region is also known for hosting national level equestrian and livestock events at the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre in Tamworth.
With over 80 different nationalities calling the Tamworth region home, joining the Welcoming Cities network will help us better support diversity within our communities.