Economic Profile

Welcome to Narromine Shire, situated in the heart of the Macquarie Valley in central west New South Wales. The Shire (map) covers an area of 5224 km2 and has a population of approximately 6,822. The Shire comprises three urban centres of Narromine (population 3,500), Trangie (population 800) 35 km to the west, and Tomingley (population 50) 35 km to the south. The remaining residents live in the surrounding rural areas. The Shire is centrally located in the State with excellent links to capital cities, and the port of Newcastle.

Agriculture has long been the mainstay and Narromine Shire is known for its sheep, cattle and wool production, as well as broadacre cereal crops. Cotton production has increased in recent years. The shire is home to thriving business such as Narromine Transplants, Enza Zaden, Grain Corp, Agrigrain and Government intiatives such as the Department of Primary Industries "Trangie Agricultural Research Centre". Significant mineral resources have been discovered near Tomingley in the south of the shire with Alkane Resources Limited providing significant employment opportunities.

This website presents economic and demographic insights for Narromine Shire. For further information and assistance in relation to business and investment please contact Narromine Shire Council Events, Tourism and Economic Development Unit ~ phone: (02) 6889 9999.