Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council provides services and support to a community of approximately 11,500 people, including residents of our two main towns Cootamundra and Gundagai, as well as the villages of Adjungbilly, Coolac, Muttama, Nangus, Stockinbingal, Tumblong and Wallendbeen. Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council is a newly amalgamated Council formed by Proclamation of the NSW Government on 12 May 2016.
Cootamundra is a thriving, lively town of 5600 people set within a natural environment. It is a community with a heart based on its country values, its sense of belonging, its spirit and the warmth and friendliness of its people.
Ideally positioned half way between Sydney and Melbourne,
Cootamundra is on the main railway line with regular daily services to both cities. Cootamundra is very well supplied with doctors and other professional services. We have excellent schools taking children through to year 12.
Cootamundra has a large, strong economy built on well-established and diversified farming, industry and professional businesses and enterprises. Council and the town’s many professional and trades services are here to help you establish and support your business successfully.
Reasonably priced residential blocks for around $75,000 in the Claron Estate to build your own home close to community services, retail outlets and schools.
Or for under $300,000 you can purchase a comfortable older style home.
Summer 14.8 °C – 30.6 °C
Autumn 7.6 °C – 22.5 °C
Winter 1.7 °C – 13.8 °C
Sprint 12.8 °C – 22.3 °C
350km to Sydney, 150km to Canberra and 540km to Melbourne
Cootamundra is located on the main Sydney-Melbourne line on which twice daily services run.
Tickets are available from Trainlink, Cootamundra Railway Station or through the Gundagai Visitor Information Centre via phone.
Gundagai is a classic Australian country town situated in the Murrumbidgee River Valley between Sydney and Melbourne, in one of the most picturesque rural areas of the Riverina, in southern New South Wales (NSW).
Gundagai is centrally located to all eastern capital cities and on the Hume Highway making it easy to get to. Gundagai residents enjoy the town’s strong community spirit and relaxed lifestyle, we enjoy distinct seasons and have the benefit of large amounts of public space. We have excellent parks, sporting facilities and an Olympic Pool.
The town also has two supermarkets and a good variety of specialty shops and service businesses providing everything you need in day to day life. The Gundagai Neighbourhood Centre and library offer supported activities for both children and the elderly. We also have an aged care home and a recently built state of the art hospital, and a number of excellent schools. Why not join us and share in the quality of life that the country lifestyle can bring, for you and your family!
For around $350,000-$450,000 newcomers can purchase a three or four bedroom new build or renovated period residence.
Currently there is excellent development land available in the Council owned Bourke Estate, and a number of other privately owned subdivisions.
Summer 14.6 °C – 30.7 °C
Autumn 9.2 °C – 22.9 °C
Winter 2.8 °C – 13.8 °C
Sprint 7.7 °C – 18.0 °C
395km to Sydney, 95km to Canberra and 501km to Melbourne
Firefly Express provide coach services to Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. V-line also provides an economical combined coach and rail service to Canberra and Melbourne. A coach service to Cootamundra enables residents to connect with the TrainLink Rail Services Sydney to Melbourne.
Wagga Wagga airport is a 45 minute drive away and offers excellent long term parking facilities for use during extended trips away.