Coonamble is a significantly large council area in central-western New South Wales. It lies along the Castlereagh River, at the western edge of the Warrumbungle National Park, and surrounded on the right by the Macquarie Marshes.
Found within the Coonamble Shire is the town of Gulargambone and smaller village of Quambone and Combara. Coonamble is the major town in the shire which covers almost 10 000 sq/km and reaches to the western slopes of the Warrumbungle Range and the alluvial plains of the Castlereagh. Wheat, sheep and cattle are the economic mainstays, though there is a significant history in the horse industry.
At the 2011 census, Coonamble Shire had a population of population of 4030 people of whom 29.2% identified as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
For further information visit the Coonamble Shire Website http://www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au/
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