Community Profile

The Macarthur region covers an area of 3067 square kilometres. It has a population approaching 310,000 people.

Ideally located on major transport corridors, the region is within 1 hours travel to Sydney, Wollongong and international sea and airports. The region has a diversity of business enterprises, including manufacturing, farming service industries and mining.

The Macarthur region encompasses the Camden, Campbelltown and Wollondilly local government areas.

The Wingecarribee Shire covers an area of 2 700 square kilometres. This area is known to tourists as the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. The shire is an important catchment area for water supply to Sydney, Wollongong and the Northern Shoalhaven.

Youth Solutions’ services are provided to young people,¬†and those who support young people, in the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics Community Profile – Macarthur