Gunnedah Shire presents a strong investment location, a diverse economy and solid long term outlook. The region hosts a resident population of approximately 12,800 persons supporting the core regional industries of agriculture and resources.
The Shire is situated in the centre of the highly productive Liverpool Plains, and hosts a highly productive agricultural industry including grains, cotton and beef cattle. The surrounding area is also rich in coal and natural gas reserves. Further support from strong manufacturing, tourism and retail trade sectors provide a diverse array of employment and investment opportunities within the Shire.