The towns of Harden Murrumburrah offer great educational facilities for growing families with two primary schools and a public high school.


The Harden Murrumburrah District is a productive agricultural region, specializing in the growing of wheat, canola and other grains, fine wool, fat lambs, beef, ducks and pigs. The Cunningar Graincorp collection facility is the closest wheat and canola accumulation point to the Australian eastern seaboard. Wheat and canola can be delivered via rail to the Port Kembla export facility with 24 hours. Stone fruits and allied processing also feature significantly in the region.

Transport and logistics

As a transport hub location, Harden Murrumburrah sees large traffic flows and is a main freight corridor to Sydney, Melbourne and West to Adelaide. Unsurprisingly the town has large freight companies using the town as a base.

With a twice daily passenger rail service to Sydney and Melbourne, this rail corridor is also an important freight hub.


Harden-Murrumburrahs close proximity to Canberra and being on the major transport corridor from Sydney to Melbourne opportunity exists for businesses to base themselves or relocate to this great area.

There are also many opportunities for new business within the area with commerical rent being some of the lowest in the state.

Major projects including the Harden Golf Club redevelopment and the new Murrumburrah Harden Hospital show strong investment within the region of both the public and private sectors.


If you’re a new business or entrepreneur with a fresh project on the books, you might have started researching co-working hubs.

HRDC offers a co-working space in the centre of town on Neill Street and is an affordable place where people can collaborate with others, learn and grow from the sense of community.