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Inverell essentials


Situated in the New England Region on the banks of the beautiful Macintyre River, the town sits on the Gwydir Highway, which connects Western NSW with the east coast only 3.5 hours’ drive away. Inverell is located 590 m above sea-level, 570 km north of Sydney via Thunderbolt's Way and 431 km south-west of Brisbane via Glen Innes.


Inverell is accessible by air with direct flights from Sydney and Brisbane.

Buses and coaches provide services in and around the town and region, and a small fleet of taxis are available.


Inverell has a long-standing reputation as a fabulous shopping destination, with a fantastic variety of high-quality independent boutiques and specialty retail options. The CBD (primarily Otho and Byron Streets) is always bustling with locals and visitors laden with bags and enjoying the thriving café culture housed within the gorgeous turn-of-the-century facades.

Coles, Woolworths and Richie's IGA all operate with Inverell, in addition to a specialist fruit, vegetable and deli market.

Health & Allied Health

Inverell Hospital has a 24/7 Emergency Department.

Other specialty services provided on site include a fast-track GP Clinic, renal dialysis, radiography, ultrasound, general surgery, paediatrics, maternity, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and speech pathology.

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