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Goulburn Courthouse
Goulburn Courthouse (1887)
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Accommodation
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BOOROWA Visitor Information Centre
BRAIDWOOD & Villages Tourism
BUNGENDORE Visitor Centre
CROOKWELL Visitors Information Centre
Eating Out Guide
Emergency Services
Events & Festivals
GOULBURN Visitor Information Centre

HARDEN-MURRUMBURRAH Tourism
History and Heritage
Hospitals
Motor Racing
Natural Attractions
Petrol
Post Offices
Shopping Hours
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Tourist Map
Towns & Villages
Village Markets
YASS Visitor Information Centre

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

Boorowa Visitor Information CentreBOOROWA VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE & ARTS & CRAFT COOPERATIVE.

Boorowa is situated about half way between Yass and Young and has many buildings of historic and heritage interest.

The Visitor Information Centre is situated in the old Courthouse and has a comprehensive range of brochures, and tour guides - including heritage walking trails through town. A Tea Room serves refreshments. Arts and crafts are on display - also available for sale.

Open 10.00am to 5.00pm daily. Old Courthouse Building, Marsden Street, Boorowa NSW 2586
Phone: (02) 6385 3885 - Fax: (02) 6385 1333 - email:
b.manion@boorowa.nsw.gov.au

Braidwood Tourist Information CentreBRAIDWOOD & VILLAGES TOURISM.

Braidwood is one of the few towns in Australia to be declared an entire heritage area.

On the Federal Highway half way between Canberra and Bateman's Bay, Braidwood is also the centre of Tallaganda Shire with interesting little vilages steeped in the history of the gold rush era.

The Tourist Information Centre has a comprehensive range of brochures, maps, tour guides, and publications about the area, plus souvenirs for your visit.

For advice on local attractions, accommodation, events and festivals, visits to nearby villages, the old goldfields, and other historic sites call in at our office in the Old National Theatre, or phone or fax us.

Open: 10.00am to 4.00pm Mon - Fri; 10.00am to 3.00pm Sat - Sun.

National Theatre, Wallace Street, Braidwood NSW 2622
Phone: (02) 4842 1144 - Fax: (02) 4842 1140

Bungendore  Visitors CentreBUNGENDORE AND REGION VISITORS CENTRE.

Bungendore village has many special attractions including world class, cool climate wineries and vineyards, a diverse array of galleries specialising in fine art, leather ware, crafts and photographs. The internationally acclaimed Bungendore Wood Works Gallery is the recipient of numerous national and regional tourism awards and should not be missed. Enjoy the friendliness of a country community only 30 minutes from our National Capital.

The Centre has visitor information on Bungendore, Captains Flat, Hoskinstown, Sutton and Tarago.

Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday -- 9:30am to 4:30pm. Other days by appointment. (Closed public holidays. From 27 December to 31 January inclusive each year the Centre will be closed every Tuesday and Wednesday.)

46 Malbon Street (PO Box 400), Bungendore NSW 2621
Phone: (02) 6238 0724 - Fax: (02) 6238 0725 - email:
askus@bungendore.info

Crookwell Tourist Information Centre
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CROOKWELL VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE.

Crookwell is in the heart of Australia's fine wool growing area. A vibrant and heritage town, a visit is a must for the traveller - spectacular rural countryside, century old heritage buildings, to the latest in ecologically friendly high technology at the Wind Farm.

Crookwell Visitors Information Centre (Upper Lachlan Tourism) has a comprehensive range of brochures, maps, tour guides of historical walks, and publications about the area, plus an alpaca products shop and souvenirs for your visit.

For advice on local attractions, accommodation, events and festivals, visits to nearby villages, and other historic sites call in at our office in Goulburn Street, or phone or fax us.

Open 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday - Friday; 10.00am to 4.00pm Saturday & Sunday.

106 Goulburn Street, Crookwell NSW 2583
Phone: (02) 4832 1988 - Fax: (02) 4832 0119 - email:
info@visitupperlachlan.com.au

Visitor's Information Centre, Goulburn
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GOULBURN VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE.

Ideally situated within easy reach of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Snowy Mountains, Goulburn combines the peace and harmony of rural living with the vibe of a thriving regional centre. Take a step back in time and learn about Goulburn's origins as Australia's first inland city.

There is always something exciting happening in Goulburn whether its performances, festivals, exhibitions or simply taking in the natural beauties of the district and all it's heritage. Whatever your choice, the Goulburn district places it on your doorstep.

The Visitor Information Centre offers a wide range of brochures, maps, publications and self-guided tours. A stop at the Visitor's Centre is a must before seeing the delights of this beautiful city.

Open 7 days from 9.00am to 5.00pm.

201 Sloane Street, (Locked Bag 22), Goulburn NSW 2580
Phone: (02) 4823 4492 - Fax: (02) 4822 2692 - email:
info@igoulburn.com

Visitor's Information Centre, MurrumburrahHARDEN-MURRUMBURRAH TOURIST INFORMATION.

The Which Craft and Coffee Cottage in Murrumburrah welcomes you to Harden Shire and its historic villages.

Call in to our coffee shop for refreshments and light meals, and see the quality crafts, home made provisions, local mustard oils, plants and other souvenirs you can take home from your visit.

Our staff are happy to provide you with information about our towns and villages and the many attractions of the shire. (We also cater for group and coach bookings - phone us for details.)

Open 7 days from 10.00am to 5.00pm.

Albury Street, Murrumburrah NSW 2587
Phone: (02) 6386 2343

Visitor's Information Centre, Yass
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YASS VALLEY VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE.

Central to one of the richest agricultural areas of NSW, Yass invites visitors to experience its beauty and heritage.

Museums, significant historic buildings, quaint villages, antique, art and craft galleries, wineries, and Burrinjuck Waters State Park are but some of our attractions.

Our Visitor's Centre has comprehensive information about what to see and do, where to stay, brochures, maps and publications, local wines and crafts. Our staff are pleased to assist and advise you on ways to enjoy your visit.

Open 9.30am to 4.30pm Mon-Fri, 10.00am to 4.00pm Sat, Sun, Public Holidays.

Winter: Weekend and Public Holidays 10.00am - 3.00pm. (Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday.)

Comur Street, Yass NSW 2582
Phone: (02) 6226 2557 - Fax: (02) 6226 1509 - email:
tourism@yass.nsw.gov.au

Young Visitor Information Centre
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YOUNG VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE.

Central to one of the richest agricultural areas of NSW, Yass invites visitors to experience its beauty and heritage.

Museums, significant historic buildings, quaint villages, antique, art and craft galleries, wineries, and Burrinjuck Waters State Park are but some of our attractions.

Our Visitor's Centre has comprehensive information about what to see and do, where to stay, brochures, maps and publications, local wines and crafts. Our staff are pleased to assist and advise you on ways to enjoy your visit.

Open 9.00am to 5.00pm Mon-Fri, 9.30am to 4.00pm Sat, Sun, Public Holidays.

Old Railway Station, Lovell Street (Locked Bag 5), Young NSW 2594
Phone: (02) 6382 3394 - email:
info@visityoung.com.au

SHOPPING HOURS

Shops are normally open from 9.00 to 5.00 Monday to Friday, and 9.00 to 1.00 Saturday.

The towns and villages of the Southern Tablelands are quite small, Goulburn, Yass and Young being the major shopping centres.

In Braidwood, Goulburn, Yass, and Young shops of interest to tourists, are open 7 days a week.

In most towns and larger villages there will be cafes and take-away food bars open 7 days. Most restaurants open for both lunch and dinner; some open for dinner only. Many close on Monday evenings. Dining rooms in clubs and hotels are usually open most days and nights.

Supermarkets in the major towns (Goulburn, Yass, Young) are open 7 days a week from 8 or so in the morning to late at night (up to 9.00). Some open later and close earlier on Sundays.

In other towns smaller supermarkets and convenience stores are open Monday to Saturday.

PETROL

Service Stations keep normal business hours.

Larger outlets open for extended hours, 7 days. Service Stations can be found in most towns (open Monday to Saturday.)

24 hour roadhouses can be found on the Freeway at Yass and Marulan, and in Goulburn.

BANKING HOURS

There are Banks only in:

Braidwood: Westpac
Crookwell: Commonwealth, ANZ & Westpac sub-branches (McGeechan Rural Supplies)
Goulburn: Commonwealth, National, Westpac
Gunning: National
Yass: Commonwealth, National, Westpac
Young ANZ, Commonwealth, National, Westpac, St George, SW Slopes Credit Union

These are open only Mon-Thu: 9.30 to 4.00 and 9.00 to 5.00 Friday. Closed weekends. Some smaller villages have agencies which open one or two days a week.

Post offices also have Giropost - banking facilities available for some banks and payments to other types of accounts.

ATMs (automatic teller machines) are located in larger towns. (Not all cards are accepted by all ATMs.)

EFTPOS facilities are available in all supermarkets, service stations, liquor stores, hotels and clubs, and many shops in larger towns. Most accept major foreign credit cards (but check before you leave home!)

Currency Exchange and Traveller's Cheques are normally only negotiable at banks or major resorts. Few smaller businesses have the facility to exchange these. The nearest American Express office is in Canberra.

A nominal fee applies to exchange transactions.

See the Commonwealth Bank's Exchange Calculator for FOR CURRENT EXCHANGE RATES:

POST OFFICES

Post Offices or agencies can be found at:

Binalong
Boorowa
Braidwood - Wallace Street
Crookwell - Goulburn Street
Dalton - Gunning Street
Goulburn - 165 Auburn Street
Gunning - Yass Street
Marulan - George Street
Taralga - Orchard Street
Wingello - Wingello Road
Yass - Comur Street
Young - Lynch Street

Post Offices are normally open Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00 (agencies also Saturday mornings). Stamps can usually also be bought in Newsagencies.

HOSPITALS

There are medical practitioners in most larger towns.

Major hospitals are to be found in Braidwood, Crookwell, Goulburn, Yass and Canberra.

Acknowledgement is given to Boorowa Tourist Information, Braidwood & Villages Tourism, Crookwell Tourist Information , The Goulburn Visitor's Centre, Gunning Tourism, Harden-Murrumburrah Tourism, Yass Valley Tourist Information, and Young Tourist Information for assistance. Details as accurate as can be ascertained 29/12/15