Inverell is an attractive and vibrant urban centre in country Northern New South Wales, boasting an extensive boutique shopping experience and progressive large employers. 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 8,623 square kilometres of rich agricultural land for grain and livestock production. Australia’s fourth largest red meat processor, Bindaree Beef is the Shire’s largest employer. The Shire has a growing renewables sector in its east and our large mineral deposits, particularly tin and sapphires; ensure the area produces the majority of the world’s sapphires.
Inverell enjoys four distinct seasons typical of the Northern Tablelands. Its picturesque location, weather, good water supplies and economic prosperity all contribute to making Inverell one of regional New South Wales’ most livable centres.
Inverell has a population of 12,000 people, while the local government area has 16,076 residents. Due to its location, the commercial centre services a target area estimated to reach 60,000 people, drawing from as far as southern Queensland.
Last modified: 08-Jan-2021