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FAST FACTS

The name Mudgee is derived from the
Wiradjuri term Moothi, meaning

        ‘Nes t in the hills’

MUDGEE IS 268KM NW OF SYDNEY,
A 3.5 HOUR DRIVE OR 45 MINUTE FLIGHT

Average temps                                                                  when you fall in love
                                                                               with mudgee (and you
SPRING	  (SEP TO NOV):	   MIN 8, MAX 23                                        will) you'll never want
SUMMER	  (DEC TO FEB):	  MIN 15, MAX 30                                        to leave
AUTUMN	  (MAR TO MAY):	   MIN 9, MAX 23
WINTER	  (JUN TO AUG):	
                           MIN 2, MAX 15

POPULATION: AROUND 24,000 ELEVATION: 454M

Average rainfall 670mm

    AREA: 9,000 SQ KM

Townships: Mudgee,Gulgong,Rylstone,
Kandos (and small towns in between)

      No traffic lights
MAJOR INDUSTRIES: TOURISM, VITICULTURE,

AGRICULTURE AND MINING

  welcome to the                                                               Wiradjuri totem is the Girrawaa or goanna

 mudgee region

   TRADITIONAL WIRADJURI WELCOME TO COUNTRY

      Wiradjuri mayiny gawaymbanha nyinyalgir Wiradjurigu ngurambanggu
      gawaymbanha nginhadhuray ngayarra ngiyanhi nganha nginyalgir
      yindyamalgirri buyaa ngurambanggu
      Nginghugir Yindyamarra mayinggalangbu ngurambanggu
      Maldili mawang marrali minyamnyimbul marang
      Ngadhugu
      Ngindhugu
      Nginyalgir
      We Wiradjuri people welcome you all to Wiradjuri country, with this
      welcome we ask that you all will respect law of the country.
      You all respect and honour all the people and all parts of the country.
      Let’s work together to make everything good for me,
      for you, for everyone.

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