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Coolah Multipurpose Service

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111-135 Martin Street,
Coolah NSW 2943

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Visiting Hours: 9am to 8pm – 7 days
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Coolah’s Multipurpose Service (MPS) has a total of 26 beds comprising of six acute beds and twenty aged care beds plus an Emergency Department open 24 hrs a day. Coolah MPS has many other services available including Physiotherapy twice weekly, Pathology, Medical Imaging one day a fortnight, Community Health Nurse 5 days per week. Other services include Telehealth services, mental health, women’s health and child and family services.

Coolah has two GP Practices, one on site and the other in the main Street operating 5 days per week.

Town overview

Town name: Coolah

Population: 1,290 (2016)

MM#: 5

Coolah is a small town in the beautiful Coolah Valley that traces its heritage to the ‘black stump’. Coolah is in the Warrumbungle Region 70 minutes’ drive south of Coonabarabran, Australia’s astronomy capital. Dubbo is 85 minutes to the southwest and Mudgee is 80 minutes to the south. The drive from Sydney to Coolah is five hours, via either the Blue Mountains or the Hunter Valley. Coolah is situated along the Coolaburragundy River and is a great base for many exploring attractions nearby. Follow the trail of colonial explorer and botanist Allan Cunningham and stop at the Cunningham’s Campsite before discovering Pandora’s Pass, a natural break he found through the Warrumbungle Range.

The town is the gateway to the magnificent Coolah Tops National Parks where bush walking, mountain biking and camping are popular activities. Coolah Tops National Park is where the Warrumbungle and Liverpool ranges meet. There are trails for bush walking and mountain biking in the park, as well as campsites, enchanting waterfalls and spectacular lookouts. Among the diverse wildlife are wallabies, gliders, kangaroos and eagles.

You’ll find convenient accommodation in Coolah, including two classic country pubs and a sports club. Shops include Coolah Crafts, Pandora Gallery, a Bakery, Coolah Garden Café & Pantry, IGA, Newsagent, Hardware & Rural Merchandise Store, Post Office and Service Stations. Schools include a PreSchool, Catholic School and K-12 Central School.

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