Warren Shire

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Warren is a safe and friendly rural community providing a range of services and amenities for its residents. Offering a comfortable, affordable and relaxed lifestyle, Warren provides the perfect base for family, business and social interests.

Warren Shire LGA is a rural area with land used primarily for agriculture, particularly sheep and cattle grazing; wheat, oats and cotton. Agriculture is also the largest employer, followed by health care and social assistance, retail, public administration, and education and training. The Ramsar-listed Macquarie Marshes, the most significant wetland complex in Australia, sit 110 km north of Warren.

The Warren region offers rewarding employment and investment opportunities and has a diverse business sector. Whether seeking employment or starting a business, the Warren Chamber of Commerce hosts ‘Welcome to Warren’ events for all new residents. This is an ideal way to meet other community members and learn more about what the region has to offer.

Warren Shire Population
Population: 2,708
Local Businesses
Local Businesses: 449
Local Jobs
Local Jobs: 1,011 (1.8%)
Climate: 5-40oC
Median Rent
Median Rent: $200pw
Median House Price
Median Property Prices: $140,000

Top Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Public Administration
  • Retail


  • Fishing and Canoeing
  • Macquarie Park, Oxley Park, Victoria Park and Ebert Park
  • Red River Gum Walk
  • The Macquarie Marshes
  • Tiger Bay Wetlands