Gilgandra Shire

Markets in the Park Gilgandra
Gilgandra River

Located at the junction of the Newell, Oxley and Castlereagh Highways, Gilgandra is approximately halfway between Brisbane and Melbourne. Gilgandra is a friendly community with a great sense of civic pride.

Residents enjoy a relaxed country lifestyle with the advantage of a nearby major regional centre. Healthcare and social services have become large employers in the community and form an important part of the economy. Potential economic growth areas include aged care, renewable energy generation and enhancing Gilgandra’s cultural and historic character.

Gilgandra Shire Population
Population: 4,205
Local Businesses
Local Businesses: 588
Local Jobs
Local Jobs: 1,524 (2.8%)
Climate: 16-33oC
Median Rent
Median Rent: $210pw
Median House Price
Median Property Prices: $175,000

Top Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Healthcare
  • Education


  • Coo-ee March Memorial
  • Gilgandra Native Flora Reserve
  • Grandma’s Dolls
  • Orana Cactusworld
  • Rural Museum
  • Southern Cross Windmills