Located in NSW, but very close to the border with the ACT, Queanbeyan is still only 15km from Canberra City and is very popular with commuters who are looking for affordable housing in the area. Queanbeyan has two high schools, six primary schools, a sizable hospital, community centre, aquatic centre and a championship golf course.
Not forgetting the performing arts centre, museums, art galleries and plethora of recreational opportunities available for sports and outdoor enthusiasts, you can understand why Queanbeyan is so popular. It’s definitely a viable option for people who prefer to live in a growing regional city, whilst still having easy access to Canberra.
Locals spend their time visiting the numerous historic towns in the area, enjoying a scenic drive in the country, checking out the wine trails or spotting a platypus or two in the Queanbeyan River. Mountain biking, hiking, heritage and nature walks, parks, country markets, large shopping malls and outlet warehouses – Queanbeyan offers the best of everything for everyone.
Home to Mark Webber (Formula 1 Racing Driver) and David Campese (Rugby Union Legend), you won’t be surprised to learn that Queanbeyan has a strong sporting culture with some of best indoor and outdoor sporting facilities in the country. Not forgetting that the Queanbeyan Racing Club is one of the strongest racing clubs in Australia.
For young families, couples and singles who want an easy commute to Canberra City, as well as affordable housing & rental prices in a country setting, Queanbeyan is a very popular choice.