Welcome to the Heart of NSW, the traditional land of the Wiradjuri people, where the life style is laid back, the people are friendly and polite and there is an opportunity to escape from the grind of everyday life to enjoy a spot of fishing, camping, water skiing or bird watching.
The Local Government Area of Lachlan is graced by the towns of Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo and Tottenham and is supported by the villages of Tullibigeal, Burcher, Derriwong, Fifield and Albert. All of these communities have their own unique features and attractions to enjoy so please, take the time to stop, stay a while and enjoy. The Lachlan Shire is predominantly a primary industry or rural area with numerous small businesses. We encourage you to take the time to visit and experience Condobolin.
Approx. Travelling Distance
From Condobolin to:
Sydney 458km 6 hours | Melbourne 680km 8 hours | Wagga Wagga 252km 3 hours
Dubbo 216km 2.5 hours | Griffith 225km 2.5 hours | Brisbane 1043km 13 hours
Bathurst 252km 3 hours
Height above sea level 163 metres | Average Annual Rainfall 427mm
Average Summer Temps 18ºC – 34ºC | Average Winter Temps 3ºC – 16ºC
Rivers & Waterways
The Lachlan River flows through the region from east to west. The lakes of Gum Bend and Lake Cargelligo are part of the waterways and systems of the Heart of NSW.
The region sits amid two major highways leading north-south. The Newell Highway links Melbourne to Queensland through the central west. The Kidman Way, links the southern states to Queensland and the Northern Territory. The Mitchell Highway sits to the north and the Lachlan Valley Way connects Condobolin and Lake Cargelligo with Forbes to the east and Hillston to the west.