About Us


The Canowindra News is the only detailed source of local news for the people of Canowindra.

A weekly publication of eight pages the newspaper is a vital link in keeping the people of this small but proud community informed.

The Canowindra News has an extremely high penetration rate. If you need to reach the people of Canowindra you can be assured of spreading your message through the Canowindra News.

Historic Canowindra is a charming small town situated in country NSW, approximately 300km from Sydney and 220km north west of Canberra. Located just a short leisurely drive from the larger centres of Orange and Cowra, Canowindra is fast becoming known as the hot air balloon capital of Australia.

The town's major event, the Marti's Balloon Fiesta, is held in April each year. The event is attracting up to 20,000 visitors.

A discovery of fish fossils, some of the oldest in the world has put Canowindra on the map internationally in recent years.

As a consequence a world class museum has been built in the town to house the fossils. A small community, Canowindra relies heavily on its agricultural industry.

Its major products are wine, lucerne, irrigated from the Belubula River, sheep, fat lambs, cattle and wheat.




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