About the region

The Region is located just over 3 hours from Sydney in Central West NSW.  It has a dynamic and friendly community and a strong and diverse economic base, providing opportunities for future business development and growth.  The Region also attracts more than 496,000 visitors each year to experience the local wine, food, sporting and cultural events. 

Population

23,000

Area

9,000 square kilometeres

Major Towns and Centres

  • Mudgee
  • Gulgong
  • Kandos
  • Rylstone

Major Industries

  • Agriculture
  • Mining
  • Tourism
  • Viticulture

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