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Coolamon

COOLAMON

Welcomed by a picturesque heritage main street and manicured gardens, Coolamon is nestled amongst rich farming and grazing land.

Coolamon Shire is located in the Riverina region of NSW, just a short detour off the Olympic, Sturt or Newell Highways.

The largest town within the Shire being Coolamon with smaller towns of Ardlethan and Ganmain and villages of Beckom, Matong and Marrar. Towns and villages are supported by proud and passionate communities boasting their own charm and unique qualities.

Living & housing

Median house price

$292,000

Rent average

Three bed-room house: $280pw

Population

4403

Climate

Temperature range is

15° to 40°C in summer

and 1° to 14°C in winter

Transport

Distance from cities

Sydney – 470km

Canberra – 255km

Melbourne – 480km

Health & Medical

Health and medical services

  • Coolamon Medical and Dental Centre (GP)
  • Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital
  • Ardlethan District Hospital

Education

Education options:

  • Coolamon is well serviced by all stages of education
  • From early childhood and preschool to TAFE/university

Recreation

Recreational activities

  • Coolamon has a great range of parks and natural attractions
  • As well as sports and recreation clubs

Careers

Career opportunities

  • Coolamon has a strong business presence offering a range of services and business opportunities; from rural and farming, health services, educational services, eateries, boutique shopping and museum experiences.

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Health & medical

GP’s

  • Coolamon Medical and Dental Centre

Nearby hospitals (list local and major nearby if applicable)

  • Coolamon-Ganmain Hospital
  • Ardlethan District Hospital

Disability and aged Care facilities

Other allied health services

  • Coolamon Chemist
  • Ardlethan Pharmacy
Education

Early childhood services

Pre-schools

Primary schools

High schools

TAFE/University – Wagga Wagga

Recreation

Parks/natural attractions

  • Parks and Gardens
  • Swimming Pools
  • Sporting facilities
  • Kindra Park Forrest and Bike Trails
  • Murrumbang Nature Walk

Clubs

A variety of individual sporting clubs from football, netball, cricket, dance, anglers, swimming … and many more.

Attractions

Careers

Coolamon has a strong business presence offering a range of services and business opportunities; from rural and farming, health services, educational services, eateries, boutique shopping and museum experiences.

Coolamon offers all the services necessary to live comfortably and happily. These include childcare services and aged care services; including self-care units and dementia wing which is lodge style accommodation. The town boasts a hospital and medical centre with two doctors and dentist. An ambulance station is nearing completion. 

Main industries

  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Fishing

Main employers

Setting up your own business

Coolamon Contact

Laura Higgins - Tourism and Business Development Officer - p 02 6930 1800 | lhiggins@coolamon.nsw.gov.au | 55 Cowabbie Street Coolamon NSW 2701