Walcha is a suburban town located in the local government area of Walcha Shire in New South Wales. The community is surrounded by different mountains and national parks such as Mount Sugarloaf, Blue Mountain, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and Cobrabald Mountain. The first white person to arrive in the area was Nick Clifford in 1818. Clifford also discovered what is now called Strange Day Falls.
Livestock grazing is considered to be the predominant industry in Walcha, leading it to be known as the “Pasture Wonderland.” There are several other businesses in the suburb include trucking, communications, engineering and retail companies.