Inverell is a strong and vibrant town in country Northern New South Wales boasting an excellent shopping centre and accompanying service industries. In 1979, three Shire Council's amalgamated to form what is now the Inverell Shire Council. With this progression, Local Government had undertaken a new approach in its role of not just being a provider of essential services but entered into the field of land purchase for residential and industrial use.
The Shire of Inverell covers an area of 8623 square kilometres of rich farm and grazing land, including large mineral deposits, particularly tin and sapphires; the area produces the majority of the world's sapphires. The region is blessed with superb weather conditions, cool nights and long sunny days.
Inverell has a population of 16075 people, while the local government area has approximately 17000 residents. Due to its location, the commercial centre services a target area estimated to reach 60000 people, drawing from as far as southern Queensland.
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