Mission Statement

“To establish and operate recording studios and a radio station; broadcasting the reality of life in Jesus Christ, for the glory of God and the expansion of His kingdom, through a well balanced blend of programmes and 100% Christian Music in a professional manner.”

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ORANGE

A major centre with a true provincial feel, Orange offers a remarkable array of sights, scenes and tastes to delight even the most cynical city resident.

Only 3.5 hours from Sydney, it boasts beautiful parks, historic streetscapes, award winning wineries and hatted restaurants.

Quick Facts

Housing Prices

Median home price $338,315

Key Employment Prospects

Civil, structural and mechanical engineering, mining industry, health and aged care, medical specialties, education, public sector administration, accounting and metal trades.

Key Business Opportunities

Shopping centre developments, private hospital construction and the Cadia East gold-mine construction and retail franchise opportunities.

Schools

12 primary schools and 7 high schools.

Higher Education

Charles Sturt University campus of Agriculture and Health

Tertiary Education

TAFE Western and other adult education colleges.

Retail Services

Three major shopping centres, Orange City Centre, The Summer Centre and Orange Grove Homemakers Centre and one smaller shopping centre, Orange Central. Numerous boutique shopping outlets for fashion, homewares, food and wine.

Leisure and Dining

12 licensed hotels (10 with dining),8 clubs, 34 restaurants (including one restaurant that has been awarded a Chef’s Hat in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide 2010), 28 cafes and 30 cellar doors.

Health

Orange Health Service, Bloomfield Campus (state of the art hospital and mental health facilities), Dudley Private Hospital and a new private hospital village proposed.

Climate

Four distinct seasons, with summer temperatures range from 11 to 27 degrees and winter from 1 to 11 degrees, we enjoy mild spring and autumn weather. The average annual rainfall is approximately 885mm.

Population

41,809 in the Orange local government area and 59,111 Orange region, which includes the Blayney and Cabonne areas.