Cowra has a wide variety of Community groups and services available, from the Cowra Community Chest who run Cowra's monthly community markets to the Cowra Motorcycle Racing Club having their race meetings at the Woodstock Speedway, there is something for every member of the community.

Community Services


Cowra Antique Vehicle Club

Formed in March 1993 the club caters for all types of historic vehicles over 30 years old. Included are Cars, Motorcycles, Trucks, Tractors, Stationary Engines and Horse Drawn Carriages as part of the charter for the club.



Cowra Aquatic Centre

Opening hours:
The Cowra Aquatic Centre is open from September until the end of March.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10am – 8pm
Tuesday: 10am – 6pm (early close for Swimming Club on Tuesdays)
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 8pm

Swimming Club (pool closed to the public)
Tuesday: 6pm – 9pm

Morning Swimming
Everyday (except Sundays and public holidays): 5:30am – 8am 

Address: Taragala Street, Cowra NSW
Phone: (02) 6340 2150



Cowra Bus Services Pty Ltd was established in 2001 taking over the business of Thomas Bus Service which has been operating for over 50 years. The Company operates a fleet of school buses and charter buses and also provides coach tours through Cowra Travel Pty Ltd.

Contact Cowra Bus Service for your special events including engagements, weddings, sporting events, special celebrations, group wine tours, Christmas parties - tours can be made to meet your specific needs. 

Contact them today for an obligation free quote.

Address: 93-99 Redfern Street, Cowra
Postal Address: PO Box 900, Cowra
Phone: (02) 6342 1021
Fax: (02) 6342 4597


Cowra Community Chest

Cowra Community Chest is community based organisation which provides financial support for residents of Cowra Shire who are in a health related situation.
Cowra Community Markets are on the third Saturday of the month.
Postal Address: PO Box 208, Cowra
Phone: 0473 346 046
This is not the contact number for the Cowra Show Society



The Cowra Guardian is the town's leading source of news in print and online. The newspaper provides comprehensive news coverage for the people of Cowra and the surrounding area. 
The tri-weekly paper reports on all matters of importance to the people of Cowra and surrounding areas. 

Address: 100 Darling Street, Cowra                                                                  Postal Address: PO Box 126, Cowra                                                                  Phone: (02) 6342 1044


Cowra Jockey Club

The Cowra Jockey Club hosts four meetings per year which include the Cowra/Japan Cup, Diggers Cup.

Mission Statement: "To promote the spectacle of horse racing in a fun, family friendly environment."

Address: Cowra Jockey Club
22 Kendal St, Cowra

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Cowra Motorcycle racing club

Cowra Motorcycle Racing Club formed in 1997 (formerly called Cowra Longtrack Club). The club conducts Dirt Track and Longtrack Track, usually on the last Sunday of each month. There are outstanding facilities including a modern canteen and amenities block and a large pit and spectator area.

Address: PO Box 446, Cowra
Phone: 0415 480 160


Cowra new year’s eve committee

The Cowra New Year’s Eve Committee run the annual Cowra New Year’s Eve Beach Party & Fireworks Spectacular, offering a fun, family friendly atmosphere with entertainment for all ages with live music, jumping castles, food and drink, capped off by an incredible fireworks display.

0421 779 354


Cowra Show Society

The Pavilion
5 Grenfell Road
(PO Box 109)
Cowra NSW 2794

Trish Gunderson
Phone: (M) 0431 726 174
Christie Anderson
Phone: (02) 6342 1977 Fax: 02 6342 1862
Wine Show:


Cowra Toyota

Cowra Toyota was established in 1970 and has remained a standalone Toyota Franchise. New Owners Ron & Kelly Hattenfels moved from Dubbo, NSW to purchase the dealership from Len Oliver in April 2008.

Postal Address: PO Box 552, Cowra
Phone: (02) 6342 1988


Holmwood & Cowra Wreckers

Early to late spares, all cleaned & guaranteed. 

Address: 10008 Mid Western Highway (Sydney Road), Cowra NSW 2794
Phone: (02) 6342 2620


raine & Horne cowra

Set in the heart of Cowra and headed up by David & Ruth Fagan, Raine & Horne Real Estate Cowra boasts years of experience and dedication to customer service. David and Ruth and their families have a long established connection to Cowra with the Fagan name also found on buildings along Kendal Street.

Address: 27 Kendal Street, Cowra, NSW 2794                                            Phone: 02 6342 6880                                                                                         Email:                                                                      Website:

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cowra real estate

Operating since 1990 Cowra Real Estate are the Rural & Residential Specialist and the market leaders in Property Management. Principal Ross Sharkey is proud of Ray White’s status and reputation of providing quality service within the town market place either Residential, Commercial or Property Management and also catering for the lifestyle market.

Address: 28c Kendal Street, Cowra
Phone: (02) 6341 1311

Webster optometrists

Webster Optometrists of Cowra was established in 1960 by Brian Webster. His son Robert joined the business in 1994 and continues to operate the family owned practice today.

Address: 114 Kendal Street, Cowra                                                               Phone: (02) 6342 2502                                                                                    Email:                                                                      Website:


Wyangala COMMUNITY Fireworks Committee

The Wyangala Community Fireworks Committee run the annual Wyangala Bonfire & Fireworks Display during the June long weekend. The event sees over 4000 people visit Wyangala, a small village with a population of approximately 182.

Phone: 02 6345 0855