About the region

The Mudgee Region is located in the Central Tablelands of NSW, just over 3 hours from Sydney. The Region has a dynamic and friendly community along with a strong and diverse economic base, providing opportunities for future business development and growth.  The Region also attracts over 573,000 visitors each year to experience the local wine, food, sporting and cultural events. 

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Council has compiled content about the stunning Mid-Western Region for new residents, including beneficial statistics and insights. Find out things such as the region's population, industries, schools and median house prices by viewing the below information and clicking here (PDF 591Kb)

Population

24, 826

Area

8,752.3 square kilometeres

Major Towns and Centres

  • Mudgee
  • Gulgong
  • Kandos
  • Rylstone

Major Industries

  • Mining
  • Agriculture (including Viticulture)
  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Tourism

Competitive Advantages

  • Diverse and growing economic base
  • Centrally located to Sydney and Newcastle and major regional centres in NSW
  • Strong transport links - daily air and coach services
  • Skilled workforce
  • Strong business services sector
  • Great lifestyle benefits
  • Thriving tourism, arts and cultural sectors
  • Adequate water supply