A viticultural town in the Central West Region of NSW only an hour and a half from either Dubbo or Bathurst.
Mudgee has a population of 9,830 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males. It has an indigenous population of 427 (4.3%) and the median age is 37. Mudgee is located in the Western NSW Primary Health Network (WNSWPHN). This fact sheet provides an overview of the community profile for the WNSWPHN.
Mudgee is a town in the central west of New South Wales, Australia.
It is in the broad fertile Cudgegong River valley, 261 kilometres north-west of Sydney. It is approximately one and a half hour’s drive from the regional centres of both Dubbo and Bathurst.
Mudgee has its own regional airport with daily flights to Sydney.
The major sources of employment in Mudgee are:
- Retail trade
- Accommodation and food services
- Health care and social assistance
- Education and training
Mudgee District Hospital has 20 bed general wards, an accident and emergency department, a maternity ward including two labour rooms and a theatre with one operating room and one endoscopy room.
The hospital is staffed by the GPs who hold VMO positions to work in emergency, admit patients and in obstetrics and/or anaesthetics. There are, on average, theater lists two to three days a week and the G.P. anaesthetists would be in theater one to two days per week.
Mudgee Hospital’s maternity ward sees about 250 deliveries per year. A number of specialists visit the region on a regular basis for consultations and procedural work.
Mudgee is supported by its own ambulance service.
Mudgee offers young families a few options suitable for children from 6 weeks to school aged, for occasional and long day care, family day care and preschool.
Mudgee has Coles, Woolworths and Aldi.
It also has numerous large national retailers including Target, Big W, Harvey Norman and numerous boutique retail stores.
There numerous places of worship located in Mudgee including, but not limited to, Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Uniting and Presbyterian.
The nearest Mosques are 1 hr 30 mins away in the regional centres of Bathurst and Dubbo.
The beautiful Mudgee Region offers country charm with sophisticated food, wine, heritage and year-round event experiences to match.
With a continuous history of winemaking since the 1850s, Mudgee is also the third largest grape-producing region in NSW. It’s from this rich source that winemakers draw inspiration, making the town a popular destination for wine enthusiasts sampling its award-winning varietals. Pop in for a tasting at Quilty Wines, Lowe Wines, Logan Wines and Huntington Estate.
For hearty pub-style food, check out the Mudgee Brewing Company, or for local fare, head to The Zin House, where diners can enjoy a leisurely lunch at their welcoming communal farmhouse tables.
Roth’s Wine Bar is little-known gem, pairing top local drops with Italian share plates.