Forbes Advocate
Friday, 1 December 2023
The Forbes Advocate has been telling the stories of our community since 1911.

Through our website forbesadvocate.com.au and our weekly print edition every Thursday we’re keeping our community connected with stories that shine a spotlight on the amazing people of our shire and the issues that matter to us all.

Lake Forbes winds through the centre of this picturesque town, which lies on the Lachlan River surrounded by rich agricultural country. Our town centre is known for its heritage buildings.

Forbes is centrally positioned on the Newell Highway, home to the Central West Livestock Exchange and a growing industrial area.

Just out the road is Eugowra, famed for the Escort Rock gold heist and so much more with the village’s stories told through must-see murals.

Forbes is rich in both sporting talent and rivalries as well as the arts with the expanding Sculpture Down the Lachlan Art Trail, for annual foodie event Grazing Down the Lachlan and Winter Solstice festival Frost and Fire just a few of the reasons to visit.

Forbes is about 373km west of Sydney, 687km from Melbourne and 995km from Brisbane. The Forbes Advocate has been telling the stories of our community since 1911.

Through our website forbesadvocate.com.au and our weekly print edition every Thursday we’re keeping our community connected with stories that shine a spotlight on the amazing people of our shire and the issues that matter to us all.

Lake Forbes winds through the centre of this picturesque town, which lies on the Lachlan River surrounded by rich agricultural country. Our town centre is known for its heritage buildings.

Forbes is centrally positioned on the Newell Highway, home to the Central West Livestock Exchange and a growing industrial area.

Just out the road is Eugowra, famed for the Escort Rock gold heist and so much more with the village’s stories told through must-see murals.

Forbes is rich in both sporting talent and rivalries as well as the arts with the expanding Sculpture Down the Lachlan Art Trail, for annual foodie event Grazing Down the Lachlan and Winter Solstice festival Frost and Fire just a few of the reasons to visit.

Forbes is about 373km west of Sydney, 687km from Melbourne and 995km from Brisbane.
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