About Singleton

Singleton is the centre of the Hunter Valley, located 200kms North-West of Sydney and 80kms from Newcastle on the New England Highway. Singleton’s Local Government Area services 4,893km2, and is a mix of heritage, country charm and modern sophistication.

The healthy local economy of Singleton is supported by its diverse industrial base, young skilled labour force and industry access to vital infrastructure. Business and industry are attracted to Singleton due to the location – affordable industrial, commercial and residential land, and a local government supportive of business and industrial development. Singleton boasts a vibrant retail precinct, a diverse mining and industrial base, rich farming land, an ideal tourism destination and proud country community spirit. Singleton is also home to Lone Pine Barracks and the School of Infantry.

Supporting trade and engineering services are located in the well-established industrial areas of McDougalls Hill and Mount Thorley. With further industrial land recently released there is room for new businesses to take advantage of the buoyant economy, accessible labour force and ideal location that Singleton offers.

Singleton is well equipped with modern education and health services. The local Council provides a range of facilities such as a Library, Swim and Fitness centre, Youth Centre, Visitor Information and Enterprise Centre and Senior Citizens Centre that caters for the cultural and recreational needs of the community.

The economic and community profiles contain economic and demographic information for Singleton.


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