Business and Industry

Gunnedah's abundant sunshine and quality underground water supply delivers the lifeblood for sustained economic growth and abundant agricultural production.

Based on rich agricultural roots, Gunnedah Shire's economy is supported by a diversity of summmer and winter croppping enterprises and a strong livestock sector that produces some of the finest beef in the world.

Gunnedah is the centre of the resource rich, Gunnedah Coal Basin that yields internationally sought after low-ash coal.

Primary industry is backed by Gunnedah's vibrant industrial and manufacturing sector, utilising Gunnedah's prime location, abundant supply of underground water and high capacity transport infrastructure.

Gunnedah's retail and commercial sector provides a broadening supply of goods and services capable of supporting a growing population.  With 3 major supermarkets and many nationally branded outlets.

Excellent job opportunities, a variety of housing options in a quiet, relaxed rural community, quality schools and health servies makes Gunnedah and district the Land of Opportunity for all generations.