12ºC - 25ºC
-2ºC - 12ºC
HIGHEST POINT - ‘THE FLAGS’
TOWN - ANNUAL AVERAGE
HIGH RAINFALL AREA -
IN THE SHIRE
CATTLE IN THE REGION
SHEEP IN THE REGION
AVERAGE OF 2 DAYS PER YEAR
In 1950 Walcha Road Train Station became the busiest non-metropolitan freight terminal in NSW. This was due to the aerial spreading of superphosphate, an Australian first, which saw stock carrying capacities treble in the area.
In 2014, Walcha became home to the worlds finest ‘paddock grown’ bale of wool, at 11.6 microns.
Walcha’s Open Air Gallery boasts the most public art per head of population in Australia
World record for highest jump riding sidesaddle, clearing 6’6”
Tie the Knot
Racehorse; 1994-2012 - won 13 group 1 races, second only to Kingston Town (14) on the all time list
Moto GP World Champion
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park has over 1,100 recorded plant species, more than any other National Park in NSW.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the Walcha region and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging – of the Dunghutti nation, and acknowledge the important role Indigenous Peoples continue to play within our community.