Goulburn Shire NSW

Homelessness Resource Guides for Goulburn NSW

Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195 kilometres (121 miles) south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90 kilometres (56 miles) north-east of Canberra. Goulburn is Australia’s first inland city, and is the seat of Goulburn Mulwaree Council.  At the 2011 Census, Goulburn had a population of 21,484 people.

Goulburn is a railhead on the Main Southern line and service centre for the surrounding pastoral industry and a stopover for those travelling on the Hume Highway.  Goulburn railway station is the terminus of the Southern Highlands Line which is part of the public transport network of Greater Sydney.  Most services on the line terminate at Moss Vale, meaning Goulburn only sees limited services It has a central park and many historic buildings.  It is also home to the Big Merino, the world’s largest concrete sheep.

Goulburn is approximately two hours drive from Sydney via the Hume Highway, or a one hour drive from Canberra via the Federal and Hume Highways.  Goulburn was bypassed in 1992 due to increasing traffic on the Hume Highway.







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For further information please contact us at Southern Cross Community Housing, or Tel 02 4421 5145.

Emergency Contact Numbers



Goulburn 02 4821 2344



Goulburn Base 02 4827 3111

National Hotlines / Helplines (24hrs)

Lifeline 131 114
Suicide Prevention Line 1300 659 467
Kids / Youth Helpline 1800 551 800
Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 656 463
Link2Home 1800 152 152
Parent Line 1300 130 052
Victims Support Line 1800 633 063
Life Goes On 1300 364 673
Alcohol & Drug Information Service 1800 422 599
Crisis Pregnancy Counselling 1300 737 732
Gambling Help 1800 858 858
Cannabis Information & Helpline (2-11pm) 1800 304 050
Dept. of Human Services-Centrelink 136 240
Men’s Referral Line 1300 766 491