Named after the Aboriginal name for the Lachlan River.
Area and Location Description:
Calare covers an area of approximately 30 526 sq km from Lithgow in the east to Tullamore in the west, Parkes Shire, Cabonne, Bathurst Regional and Lithgow City councils in the north to Forbes Shire, Blayney Shire and Oberon councils in the south. The main cities and towns include Bathurst, Blayney, Canowindra, Eugowra, Forbes, Lithgow, Molong, Oberon, Orange, Parkes, Peak Hill, Portland, Wallerawang and Yeoval.
Products/industries of the area:
Mining, mixed farming, fruit, timber, vineyards, meat and wool processing, transport, light engineering, white goods manufacturing, tertiary education services, agricultural and pastoral support.
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Breen, J P (ALP) 1940–1946
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Gibbons, G A (ALP) 1929–1931
Howse, N R (NAT) 1922–1929
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