TAMWORTH

In addition to world-class country music, Tamworth is a dynamic and progressive city boasting lifestyle, education and employment opportunities the envy of its city counterparts.

Add to this its natural beauty and an enviable wining, dining and cafe culture and it’s easy to see why so many people are making the move.

TAMWORTH

In addition to world-class country music, Tamworth is a dynamic and progressive city boasting lifestyle, education and employment opportunities the envy of its city counterparts.

Add to this its natural beauty and an enviable wining, dining and cafe culture and it’s easy to see why so many people are making the move.

IT HAS A FANTASTIC RESTAURANT CULTURE

Michael moved to Tamworth from Canberra

There's an emerging wine scene as well, there's amazing scenic adventures...   

WELCOME TO TAMWORTH

Tamworth is a vibrant and growing city.

It is the largest inland NSW city west of the Great Dividing Range, located 400km from Sydney and 600km from Brisbane on the inland corridor route.

Tamworth is such an appealing city that it was named by Traveller magazine as one of Australia's "perfect" towns.

In addition to world-class country music, Tamworth is a dynamic and progressive city boasting lifestyle, education and employment opportunities the envy of its city counterparts.

Add to this its natural beauty and an enviable wining, dining and cafe culture and it’s easy to see why so many people are making the move.

In addition to being known globally for its country music festival, Tamworth also has a thriving commercial heart offering wide-ranging employment opportunities. Healthcare, education, construction and retail are all buoyant industries and ensure a sound employment base in this prosperous regional city.

Tamworth enjoys a wide and very affordable range of housing options. With a median house price of only $308,756 – you’ll spend considerably less and pay much more off your home than by renting a small and cramped 2-bedroom apartment in Sydney.

QUICK FACTS

Housing Prices

Median price $308,756

Key Employment Prospects

Medical and dental, engineering and surveying, construction, food processing, financial and professional services and public sector

Key Business Opportunities

Top end retailing, construction services, financial and personal services, hospitality, manufacturing and industrial processing services

Schools

39 schools, including 10 high schools

Tertiary Education

University of New England Access Centre, TAFE New England - Tamworth campus, University of Newcastle health campus

Retail Services

5 large shopping centres and several smaller centres (Centrepoint Shopping Centre, City Plaza, The Atrium, Tamworth Shopping World, Northgate Shopping Centre, Southgate Shopping Centre, Tamworth Homespace, Calala Court, Robert Street Shopping Centre and the Longyard Homemakers centre)

Leisure and Dining

49 licensed hotels/clubs, 44 restaurants and 23 cafes

Health

Tamworth Base Hospital, Tamara Private Hospital, Manilla District Hospital and Barraba Multi-Purpose Centre

Climate

Temperature 16° to 34°C in Summer, 3° to 18°C in Winter. Average annual rainfall is 673mm.

Population

61,121 people with 50,000 in the city