Narrabri Shire (map) is a town and local government area located on the Namoi River. It is 531kms northwest of Sydney; situated on the junction of the Kamilaroi and Newell Highways (town population circa 8,000).

Narrabri is the centre of a major cotton industry; other industries include wheat, beef and lamb. Nearby attractions include Mount Kaputar National Park; the Australia Telescope Compact Array at the Paul Wild Observatory (administered by the CSIRO); and a number of agricultural centres, including the Australian Cotton Centre. Just to the south of town is the Pilliga Forest, the largest remnant temperate forest in Eastern Australia.

Narrabri Shire includes the towns of Wee Waa, Boggabri, Pilliga, Gwabegar and Bellata.

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