Pilliga Forest, home to at least 300 native animal species and over 900 plant species (and the Yowie! A vast unusual western woodland characterised by native white cypress and iron bark forests, broom bush plains and vivid spring flowers.
Gwabegar: The location of this small village, deep in the Pilliga Forest, is key to its existence. Known as the “Heart of the Pilliga” it is roughly the geographical centre of the timber industries that grew and flourished in the Western Region of the Pilliga.
New South Wales - Coonamble Shire Council - located in the Orana region of NSW and is adjacent to the Castlereagh Highway and the Castlereagh River. Coonamble Shire includes the towns of Coonamble, Gulargambone and Quambone.