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Mendooran is located in Central New South Wales, 65 kilometres north east of Dubbo and 68km south of Coonabarabran. Settled in the 1840's, Mendooran is the oldest town on the Castlereagh River. It is also the premier mural town of NSW. The town is like an open-air art gallery painted with more than 10 colourful murals reflecting scenes from local history and rural life. Painted by former resident, Karen Duce, murals include a tribute to the Black Glossy Cockatoo, a bullock scene on the pub corner and a horse race, mid action, depicting the Mendooran Turf Club Races, held annually for the past 150 years. Mendooran is a peaceful country town which still retains its old time charm and traditional wide streets. There are several picnic and rest areas in Mendooran making it an ideal spot for a restful stopover. Driving via Mendooran is a short cut between Coonabarabran and Dubbo, reducing your travel time by 15 minutes. From Coonabarabran, its also the most direct route to and from Sydney, travelling via Mendooran, Dunedoo and Mudgee.

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