Extensive medical, health, welfare, educational, recreation, cultural and shopping facilities are available in Dubbo:

  • Both State and Federal Government departments have established regional offices in Dubbo
  • The City is home to many tertiary education institutions, including Charles Sturt University, Western Institute of TAFE, Western Adult Education Centre and the University of Sydney School of Rural Health
  • Dubbo is the headquarters of the Greater Western Area Health Service which stretches from Lithgow in the east to Broken Hill in the west and Lightning Ridge in the north.