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Goulburn | New South Wales

Goulburn Claimed as Australia's first inland city, Goulburn is the major centre on the Southern Tablelands. The surrounding country is famous for wool production and there are several well-known studs in the area. Goulburn has 5 big wool stores and one of the largest livestock markets in New South Wales.

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Goulburn Regional Art Gallery, in the Civic Centre, exhibits a wide range of arts and crafts. The gallery is open Tuesday to Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday and public holidays, 1pm-4pm. Belmore Park, across the road from the information centre, is an attractive picnic area with gardens, large trees and a band rotunda. The Big Merino is a landmark on the southern outskirts of the town. It includes a wool exhibit, merino gift shop, licensed restaurant, tavern and service station. Other points of interest include the Old Goulburn Brewery complex. Situated on Bungonia Rd, it now operates as a hotel and function centre. Heritage buildings include Australia's oldest brewery, a steam-powered flour mill, a cooperage, a tobacco curing kiln, mews and workers' cottages. The complex is open daily from 11am and tours are available on Sundays.

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Pelican Sheep Station is located 10km from Goulburn on the Braidwood Rd. Visitors can see sheep-shearing demonstrations and there are tours, a souvenir shop and restaurant.

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This region combines the vitality and energy of Canberra with the tranquility of an established rural landscape. The region is set in one of Australia's handsomest landscapes, a fascinating mix of heritage towns and villages, stunning country gardens and beautiful waterways. more

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