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Visit, Live & Invest in Dubbo::

Dubbo is a thriving and dynamic regional City in the heart of New South Wales that offers fantastic weather, well-connected transport, a clean environment, affordable housing, and - most importantly - time. 

Dubbo is home to more than 40,000 people and a further 9,500 are expected to make Dubbo home by 2036. 

The current median sale price for a home in Dubbo is $300,000 and median unit prices are $226,000 (REI January 2014). Enhancing the ‘Dubbo lifestyle’ is Dubbo City Council’s continued and sound investment in both essential infrastructure and modern cultural, recreational, and sporting infrastructure and services. With a climate and landscape ideal for open-air pursuits, it's little wonder Dubbo residents are so passionate about life outdoors.

The Dubbo area experiences a temperate climate. Summers are warm to hot, generally ranging from 17ºC (62.6F) to 31ºC (91.4F), with some extremes exceeding 38ºC (100.4F). During the winter months, the average daily temperature varies from 3ºC (37.4F) to 16ºC (60.8F), with some occurrences of early morning frost. Average annual rainfall recorded at Dubbo is 584.8mm (23 inches). Dubbo's wettest month is January with an average rainfall of 60.1mm (2.36 inches) occurring on average over five days.

Dubbo is ideally located at the intersection of major routes for road, rail and air transport, and on the path of three major fibre-optic cables, allowing businesses and residents to take advantage of the speed and variety of the latest information technologies including wireless broadband. 

Dubbo services a region of 200,000 people from across an area one-third the size of New South Wales, with a breadth and diversity of health, education, retail and professional services the envy of regional cities across Australia. The City’s economic strength lies heavily in the diversity of industries that reinforce its role as a vibrant regional service centre of some 3700 businesses. The main industries in Dubbo are retail, health, manufacturing, transport, tourism, education, construction, business services, agriculture, and government services. Expansion of growth sectors such as mining is expected to result in solid returns for property investment across the City. 

Dubbo’s informal ethos is one of progress, diversity and opportunity, and combines the attributes of a large population centre with the familiarity and generosity of spirit typical of country towns. 

Dubbo is a culturally diverse, welcoming, and vibrant society where a quality lifestyle, affordable housing, career opportunities, and education options combine and the City a popular place to live, work, invest and play.

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Uncover the Central West's best kept secret!

Known as the ‘City of smiles,’ Dubbo offers a refreshing blend of urban and rural cultures. With rich cultural heritage, world class attractions and blossoming arts scene, Dubbo provides locals and visitors alike with unique and interesting experiences. 
Watch this video and be introduced to our well- known attractions, hidden gems,  great places to stay and delicious places to eat. Browse accommodation or check out everything there is to see and do

Autumn School Holiday Activities

The seasons have changed and so has Dubbo's school holiday activities! With so much on offer, don't waste a second. The crisp country air and log wood fires are awaiting your arrival! 

Click here to view Dubbo's Autumn school holiday activities. 

Discover Dubbo On-line

Whether it's time for a fun filled family adventure or your planning that long awaited journey across Australia, Dubbo will provide a range of unique and memorable experiences.

Turn the pages of our Dubbo City Guide and discover why our City is one of inland New South Wales' most popular holiday destinations.

Click here to view the online Dubbo City Guide 


Visitor Information Services 

Planning a trip our way and a little unsure?

Ask a local who knows! The Dubbo Visitors Information Centre is located on the corner of Macquarie Street and Newell Highway. The friendly staff are equipped with the knowledge and contacts to set you up for a trip to remember!  

Click here to learn more!