Kempsey Shire Council is located on the beautiful Mid North Coast of NSW, around 450 kilometres between Sydney and Brisbane, and is part of the Macleay Valley Coast. The Shire population is over 29,000 and growing with the town of Kempsey as the area's major service centre. The region is a popular tourist destination, characterised by genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforest, sprawling hinterland farms and country villages. The Macleay Valley is home to the iconic Akubra Hats, Nestlé, Eversons Food Processing and the Slim Dusty Centre. With around 280 employees, Kempsey Shire Council is one of the largest public sector employers in the area, and prides itself on recruiting exceptional people, who are motivated and passionate about their chosen career.