Upper Hunter Shire, located in the Upper Hunter Valley of NSW is world renowned for its breeding of thoroughbred horses, while also being the location for the Australian Stock Horse Society. Upper Hunter Shire Council and Scone Chamber of Commerce have jointly developed a website to further promote Scone's reputation as the "Horse Capital", (these links with take you away from our website) and to provide an access point for all tourism and business information.
The most recent Business Directory for the town of Merriwa, located on the Golden Highway, can be found below.
Bike Hire @ Scone VIC - PDF 420KB
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.