Contact KMWL

Office
T: 02 6852 3355
F: 02 6852 3285

info@kmiller.com.au

106 Lachlan Street
Forbes NSW 2871

PO Box 192
Forbes 2871 NSW

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Contact KMWL

Office
T: 02 6852 3355
F: 02 6852 3285

info@kmiller.com.au

106 Lachlan Street
Forbes NSW 2871

PO Box 192
Forbes 2871 NSW

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Kevin Miller
Director, Livestock Sales
0427 236 777

Luke Whitty
Director, Livestock Sales
0427 524 442

Matt Lennon
Director, Livestock Sales
0427 516 100

Geoff Chandler
.
Livestock Sales
0427 459 900

Richard Maunder
Cumnock
Livestock Sales
0427 237 615

Brendon White
Condobolin
Livestock Sales
0429 627 837

Paul Breen
Canowindra
Livestock Sales
0427 102 667

Liam Murphy
Carcoar
Livestock Sales
0408 575 853

James Litt
Parkes
Livestock Sales
0418 893 986

Brendan Mansbridge
Forbes
Livestock & Tech Support
0428 845 041

Sam Smith
Forbes
Livestock Sales
0427 735 030

Dylan Hoe
.
Livestock Sales
0448 914 167

Sarah-Jane Miller
Forbes
Office Manager
02 6852 3355

Deb Wenning
Forbes
Livestock Administration
02 6852 3355

Melissa Smith
Forbes
Livestock Administration
02 6852 3355

Alison Hearn
Forbes
Livestock Administration
02 6852 3355

Cheryl Anderson
Forbes
Livestock Administration
02 6852 3355

Heather Earney
Forbes
Livestock Administration
02 6852 3355

About Forbes and the district

Forbes is a town in the Central West of New South Wales with a population of approx 7000. Located in the heart of the Lachlan Valley it is one of New South Wales’ primary producing areas – and regarded as one of the richest.

The rural economy is based around the major sale yards complex – Central West Livestock Exchange, an abattoir, feed lots, dairy, beef and hay exports, wool, wheat, grain seed crops, oil seed crops, fruit and vegetables.

John Oxley the explorer passed by what is now known as Forbes in 1817 and named it, Camp Hill. Squatters in the 1830’s knew it as Bogabigal, the post office originally knew it as Black Ridge and it was not till the gold miners of 1861 that Forbes was chosen as the name, after Sir Frances Forbes, the first Chief Justice of New South Wales.

Gold was discovered in what is now the town’s King George V Park in 1861 and the population jumped to 30,000 but by 1863 the gold frenzy moved to the NZ goldfields and the population dropped to 3500.