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Grenfell, part of the Weddin Shire is situated in central NSW at the junction of the South West Slopes and Central West Plains.
It is approximately four hours from Sydney and two hours from Canberra, Dubbo, Bathurst and Wagga Wagga. Nestled in a productive valley, Grenfell has in excess of 100 retail and service outlets, most of which are privately owned and operated from the town's central business district. A number of smaller business outlets are also located in Greenthorpe, Quandialla and Caragabal, villages all within half an hours drive of the town.
Grenfell is considered one of the safest agricultural districts in Australia having an average rainfall of 630mm per annum and is a renowned wool, meat and grain producing area highlighted at the annual PAH&I Agricultural Show.
Grenfell has a strong support network of state and federal government facilities including a Government Access Centre and a host of top class aged care facilities, including the new $4.1million multipurpose service opened in December 2001 as it is a welcoming and safe place to retire.
A number of major annual events are held in Grenfell, including the Henry Lawson Festival of Arts which attracts national television stars and producers, the renowned guinea pig races, the annual Grenfell Guineas TAB race meeting, a rugby union sevens competition and many other sporting attractions.
Other sporting facilities include indoor and outdoor bowls, squash, all weather tennis courts, golf, cricket, netball, touch football, indoor sports centre, soccer.