A beautiful area, located on the Great Dividing Range. It is a 90 minute drive south-west from Sydney, just under an hour inland from the Wollongong coast and about 2 hours north-east from Canberra.
The Southern Highlands is between 500m and 900m above sea level. The average temperature in Summer is 24deg C and in Winter,12deg C. The area is known for its beautiful scenery, gardens, tulips, shopping, wine, food and wonderful lifestyle.
The local radio station is 2ST (102.9FM) and there is also a community station, Highland FM (107.1FM). The Southern Highland News is the local newspaper, along with the Highlands Post, which is delivered free to every household.