The Orana region covers about 25% of the state and has a population of 120,000.
The largest towns in the region include Dubbo, Bourke, Cobar, Bogan, Walgett and many other smaller, rural towns.
Agriculture is the primary industry in the region, with over 20% of the region’s population employed in the agriculture industry.
Leading aged care providers in the region include Catholic Healthcare and Domain Principal Group.
The largest commercial centre of Dubbo has a population of 32,000.
It has a major shopping centre and major national stores including Coles, Woolworths, Myer, Target, Big W, Harris Scarfe, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, Mitre 10 Home & Trade and Bunnings. Plus a variety of boutiques and specialty stores.