The Shire offers visitors a relaxed country atmosphere, steeped in history. Traditionally Wiradjuri land, Lockhart Shire has a vibrant and varied history and has been an area that has long captured the interest of both Indigenous and European cultures. Renowned for the majestic land form, Galore Hill and The Rock Hill have influenced the development of townships over many years.
Lockhart – $160,000
The Rock – $281,000
$150 (2016 census)
Lockhart Shire has an annual mean rainfall of 572mm and median rainfall of 575mm, distributed fairly equally over 12 months.
Maximum temperatures in summer are warm averaging between 29C and 32C. Relative humidity remains low in the summer months with a 3pm average around 30%.
514 km to Sydney
407 km to Melbourne
309 km to Canberra
62 km to Wagga Wagga
105 km to Albury
The Rock – CountryLink XPT
Lockhart – NSW TrainLink Coaches
Lockhart Shire, even though a small community, has great access to medical facilities, including:
While Wagga Wagga and Albury are on the Shire’s doorstep, the Shire offers a a range of schooling and care options including:
Lockhart Shire has a number of popular nature reserves and sports grounds which are well utilised by the community. These include:
While many families come from an agricultural background, career choices are varied! And with high speed NBN services, options are ever expanding.