Mid-Western Region

Flavours of Mudgee
Aerial view of Mudgee

The Mid-Western region offers a vibrant lifestyle and prosperous economy with real country community spirit. As a growth area, Mid-Western is popular with tourists and investors and offers lifestyle opportunities. It has a cosmopolitan vibe with the benefits of a friendly country community, making it the perfect location for tree changers tired of traffic jams and long commutes.

A key feature of the area is its diversity, with the major industries of agriculture, viticulture, tourism and mining and the emerging renewable sector. Construction, real estate, hospitality and retail are also strong employment areas.

Mudgee has some beautiful historic buildings, a vibrant café culture, market days and a thriving arts community. The surrounding area is home to a vast array of wineries nestled in the picturesque countryside. Tourism-related businesses are expected to expand, given the LGA’s reputation as a food and wine destination and major events, including sports tourism. Further expansion of cultural facilities will enhance the overall visitor experience.

Mid-Western Region Population
Population: 25,563
Local Businesses
Local Businesses: 2,952
Local Jobs
Local Jobs: 11,716 (21.3%)
Climate: 2-34oC
Median Rent
Median Rent: $430pw
Median House Price
Median Property Prices: $540,000

Top Industries

  • Mining
  • Healthcare
  • Retail


  • Frog Rock
  • Ganguddy
  • Goulburn River National Park
  • Henry Lawson’s Heritage Trail and Memorial
  • Hill End Heritage Centre
  • Kandos Museum
  • Mudgee Honey Haven
  • Windamere Dam