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Fast Facts

Language
Principal language is English

Currency
Australian Dollar (AUD). Convert your currency at www.gocurrency.com

Electricity
240v AC, 50hz

Climate
Temperate, characterised by cool winters and warm summers

Average Temperature and Sunshine Days
Average annual temperatures range from 3°C-31°C (37°F-89°F)
Average summer sunshine for 9 hours per day
Average winter sunshine for 7 hours per day

Population
Regional population is 172,400

Main Towns
Armidale, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Inverell, Moree, Narrabri, Tamworth

Time Zone
New South Wales time is GMT +10:00, add one hour for Summertime from the last weekend in October to the first weekend in April. Check the time now at www.worldtimeserver.com

Getting There
By air – daily flights from Sydney
By rail – daily Express Passenger Train from Sydney Central Station
By road – approximately 6.5 hours drive from Sydney or Brisbane via the New England Highway