Queanbeyan (including Molonglo)
Large service centre just beyond the limits of the Australian Capital Territory.
Queanbeyan is a city of 28 000 people located on the Queanbeyan River 291 km south-west of Sydney via Tarago and Bungendore and 18 km south-east of the centre of Canberra. It is essentially in NSW although parts of the city sprawl over the ACT border. Queanbeyan is situated at an elevation of 576 m.
Agricultural and pastoral industries are still strong in the area (sheep, cattle, wool, an abattoir, nurseries, honey, wine, hay and barley) while the city has strong building, manufacturing, service, retail, recreation and tourism sectors. Many residents work in nearby Canberra.
Queanbeyan Tourist Information Centre
1 Farrer Pl.
Queanbeyan NSW 2620
Telephone: (02) 6298 0241, 1800 026 192
Facsimile: (02) 6299 1520