Strategically located on the Newell Highway, Jerilderie is just over 3 ½ hours from Melbourne. Whether you are looking to break a long journey, to relax and soak up some unique Australian history and experience country lifestyle; or to enjoy a great time at a local event – Jerilderie has plenty to offer in country charm and hospitality.
Jerilderie is known in history as the only place in New South Wales to be visited by Ned Kelly and his Gang. Walk in Ned’s footsteps as you visit sites along Jerilderie’s Ned Kelly Raid Trail.
Sir John Monash is a famous son of Jerilderie, as evidenced by the town’s many references to this famous Australian General.
Jerilderie also forms the southern gateway to the Kidman Way Outback Experience “Backtrack to the Outback”.
Jerilderie has accommodation suitable for the first time traveller through to the seasonal backpacker. Accommodation, including hotels, motels, a caravan park, as well as B & B style accommodation is on offer – all providing good value, great service and country hospitality.
With a variety of food outlets, there is no shortage of places to obtain light refreshments and delicious home style meals. Jerilderie is home to Organic One, one of Australia’s oldest organic wineries, Billabong Produce, which produces a wide range of high quality tomato products, and Olive Oil of Australia.
Jerilderie boasts a modern swimming pool and sporting complex with gymnasium, 18 hole grass green golf course, sporting grounds, turf racetrack, tennis courts and all weather bowling greens.
A full range of medical services includes a pharmacy, medical centre, fully equipped MPS with accident, emergency and acute facilities and an ambulance station. Schooling includes two primary schools, with the local high