The next Energy, Innovation and Mining Expo will be held at the Gunnedah Showground on 8-9 October 2021, and entry is free. The showground is located in the centre of Gunnedah and close to all facilities. It is spacious and well laid out with plenty of parking and other amenities.

The Gunnedah Show Society hosts a number of successful events throughout the year including the annual agricultural show, showjumping festival, rodeo and campdraft. The expo is a great addition to these events providing an informative experience for visitors from a wide range of industries and to the broader community.

Gunnedah is situated in the heart of the Namoi Valley on the Oxley Highway, and is just 440 kilometres by road from Sydney, 655 kilometres from Brisbane and just over 1000 kilometres from Melbourne. Gunnedah is accessible by road and rail with many transport options to travel the town and surrounding areas.


Gunnedah Shire Council have a wide range of information for the visitor on their Visit Gunnedah website including accommodation, things to see and do and places to eat in Gunnedah during your stay.

Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre is located in the heart of town in the Cultural Precinct adjacent to the Civic theatre.

83 Chandos Street
Gunnedah NSW 2380
t: 02 6740 2230

Other useful links for nearby towns include Visit Narrabri and Destination Tamworth and for the broader region and New South Wales, Visit NSW is a good resource for the visitor.


By road – Gunnedah is 5 hours drive inland along the picturesque New England and Kamilaroi Highways from Sydney and 7.5 hours from Brisbane.

  • Sydney to Gunnedah – 5 hours
  • Brisbane to Gunnedah – 7.5 hours
  • Newcastle to Gunnedah – 3.5 hours
  • Dubbo to Gunnedah – 2.5 hours
  • Armidale to Gunnedah – 2 hours
  • Tamworth to Gunnedah – 45 minutes

By rail – The NSW Trainlink services Gunnedah to and from Sydney daily. book online or call 13 22 32 .

By air – Tamworth Regional Airport have regular passenger flights which operate several times daily to and from Sydney. Tamworth is an easy 45 minute drive from Gunnedah. For more information call 13 13 13.

Local Transport

  • Gunnedah Taxis and Cabs: 02 6742 0066
  • Hopes Bus Service: 02 6742 0457
  • Hire Cars
    • Hertz: 02 6762 5545
    • Thrifty: 02 6765 3699
    • Europcar: 1300 131 390