If you’re ready to escape the pressures of urban life and raise your family in a friendly rural community, you’re ready to find yourself in Forbes, nestled on the banks of the beautiful Lachlan River in the heart of one of the fastest growing regional areas in NSW. Everything a growing family needs, including a hospital with maternity services, a myriad of sporting and extra-curricular opportunities, a range of primary and secondary schools, an amazing selection of boutique, and multi-national retailers.
A PLACE TO CALL HOME
Find yourself a forever home in the thriving community of Forbes. A successful blend of heritage and progress, there are many existing housing opportunities as well as new housing estate developments. With a choice of affordable lots, many of them with rural views, and all the services and utilities you’d expect in a modern development, Goldridge Estate is a place to raise a family or put your feet up. A place to escape to and enjoy all the benefits that come with a friendly, welcoming rural community. A place to call home.
There is no shortage of education opportunities in Forbes. Early education is of prime importance to our community with several daycares and an award winning preschool. The shire is home to four public primary schools, two secondary schools - one public and one private - a TAFE college as well as a university hub nearby.
Forbes is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the boom in minerals, ag tech and sustainable agriculture, and all the employment and new business opportunities that come with it. Join the growing number of people who live in Forbes and commute to the surrounding industries, or those working from home or taking advantage of the shared workspace opportunities. At day’s end there’s no better place to come home to.
Follow our world class permanent public art trail Sculpture Down the Lachlan curated by the Forbes Art Society, right into the heart of Amazing Forbes. Wander around our idyllic lake, our community precinct for fun, exercise and socialising, following major improvements through the Lake Forbes Activation Plan (Public Spaces Legacy Fund). Initiatives to boost the Lachlan Valley through arts and events based tourism, the sculpture trail, the Gum Swamp improvements and now the Forbes Cultural Centre Development openly share our important messages of environmental sustainability and fostering an inclusive, creative and culturally rich community.
Forbes’ dynamic arts and events program = premier destination to visit and live