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Bingara is nestled in the Gwydir River valley on the western edge of the New England Tablelands. It is in the geographic region known as the North West Slopes.

Bingara is central within the Region, surrounded by larger towns, Inverell, Armidale, Tamworth, Gunnedah, Narrabri and Moree, and nearly midway between the major east coast capitals, Brisbane and Sydney.

 

Bingara’s current population is around 1300. Today Bingara is at the dawn of another exciting period. Tourism, education, regional conferencing and a move towards regenerative agriculture have seen the town become busier, and visionary.

Living in Bingara provides doctors and health professionals with access to world leading NSW public school education system at Bingara Central School which caters to  students from Kindergarten to Year 12.

There is also the option of sending their children to board during the week or for the term at the prestigious New England Girls School, Presbyterian Ladies College or The Armidale School in nearby Armidale, or Calrossy Anglican School or Farrer Agricultural College in Tamworth providing a pathway to some of the world's leading universities located in Australia.

From bushwalking and birdwatching to fishing and fossicking, Bingara is a popular place for outdoor adventure, set in a valley on the banks of the Gwydir River. This historic gold and diamond mining town is also home to one of the Australia’s most important indigenous memorials.

For anglers and water enthusiasts, the meandering Gwydir and Horton rivers are one of best inland freshwater fishing and boating spots in Australia. For more information, click here.

In Bingara your dollar goes a lot further, giving you greater flexibility to continue your education, send your children to the top schools and universities, and take regular holidays.

Bingara a high demand market for health and medical services. This means that doctors can earn as much, if not more, income compared to highly competitive and over-supplied city locations.

But it is a low-cost market for housing, with the median price around $232,000 compared to a median price in Sydney of $1.2 million.  This grand house (opposite) sold for just $375K in April 2019.  Highly paid doctors have the option to live in some of the most prestigious housing in town at an affordable price. For more information click here.

Talking about great holidays ...

 

Feel like getting away for the weekend, or attend a conference?

Bingara has you covered!

Located just an hour by car from two airports at Inverell and Narrabri, there are regular flights to the major cities of Sydney and Brisbane just on your doorstep. Jump on a flight and you are in two of Australia's most cosmopolitan and diverse cities in no time.

Or maybe you want to spend a week at the beach?  Bingara has that covered too!  A scenic drive east and you will be at some of Australia's most pristine and premier beach locations including Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay.

 

RARMS IS PROUD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANISATIONS

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Rural and Remote Medical Services Ltd was formed by the NSW Rural Doctors Network (RDN) to address the chronic shortage of doctors in rural and remote NSW.  Using the 'Easy Entry, Gracious Exit' model developed by RDN, RARMS has grown to support ten of NSW's most disadvantaged and vulnerable communities to attract and retain GPs over the last 20 years.  Now an independent charity, RARMS acknowledges the work and dedication of RDN and its officers and staff in helping to establish Australia's most successful rural and remote medical workforce solution.

Our Clinics are independently accredited by external medical experts so our communities can be confident in our care.

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RARMS is a registered not-for-profit charity and every dollar we receive goes to improving the health and sustainability of rural and remote communities.

RARMS delivers more than 20,000 medical consultations every year, keeping our communities healthy and safe.

We pay our respects to all First Nation elders past, present and future from the lands where RARMS works.  RARMS  acknowledges the Awabakal people in Newcastle, the Wiradjuri, Ngemba and Kamilaroi people in Western NSW, the Hunter and New England, the Ngunnawal and Yuin people in Braidwood, and the Barkindji and Wilyakali people in far west NSW who are the traditional custodians of the land on which RARMS works.

Contact

Suite 2, 53 Cleary Street,

Hamilton NSW 2303

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Tel: 02 4062 8900

Email: info@rarms.org.au

ABN: 29 097 201 020

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