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The Oxley Highway is a rural highway in New South Wales, Australia. The Oxley Highway starts at Nevertire where it joins the Mitchell Highway. It links Warren, Gilgandra, Coonabarabran, Gunnedah, Tamworth, Bendemeer , Walcha, Wauchope and ends at Port Macquarie on the coast of the Tasman Sea.
The Oxley Highway links with the Castlereagh Highway at Gilgandra, the Newell Highway at Coonabarabran, the New England Highway and Tamworth, and the Pacific Highway near Port Macquarie. It commemorates John Oxley who was the first European to explore much of inland New South Wales in 1818.
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