2010 Community of the Year - NSW Regional Achievement Awards

Cumnock is a tranquil rural village located about 4 hours west of Sydney. Cumnock is centrally located between the wineries surrounding Orange, the Dubbo Zoo, Parkes Radio Telescope and the Wellington Caves, so “call in for a cuppa” or lunch at the Cumnock Café and enjoy the historical ambience of one of the smallest towns in the shire.

Cumnock is home of the famous Animals on Bikes and you will spot them around the streets. The wide main street is flanked by vibrantly painted telegraph poles and the large shady park has a BBQ and picnic tables, plus a children’s playground with a super-heroes mural.

Cumnock is a keen sporting community where Wallaby legends like John White, Tim Gavin and Ross Reynolds were born.  The public swimming pool, tennis courts, bowling club, golf course, squash court, bike tracks, cricket and football oval, showground and pony club are all popular facilities. The Playgroup, Pre-school and Public School are well attended.

Cumnock is reliant on the rural sector and much of the farming area is used for wool production, sheep and cattle, and grain growing.  Small businesses include a well-stocked General store, cafe, Bowling Club, Royal Hotel, AgNVet rural supplies and stock transportation. Cumnock is a closeknit community with many volunteers working together to keep this rural town alive. The Crossroads building and park host regular community events.

Cumnock residents have also inspired the "Animals on Bikes" sculpture trail - over 100 amusing creations along the drive from Molong to Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo.

Events in Cumnock
January Australia Day Celebrations
at Cumnock Bowling Club
March Cumnock Campdraft
  Cumnock Show
April Anzac Service at the RSL Memorial Hall
July Festivities as part of the Mulga Bill Festival
Eurimbla to Cumnock bike ride (15km)
December Cumnock Community Christmas Tree
  Eurimbla Church Twilight Christmas Carols
Attractions in Cumnock

The Animals on Bikes Sculpture Drive
Obley Road to Molong and Dubbo

  The Memorial Garden
Cumnock Cemetery
Cemetery Road, Cumnock




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