​Mudgee is the best of both worlds, offering the community spirit of a small town with all the facilities of a bigger city – without the traffic. It has great shopping, restaurants, pubs and hotels, and because it is always growing there are more schools and jobs in the area like tourism, hospitality and services. There are three supermarkets, large hardware and variety stores and all of the usual fast food outlets, as well as boutique specialty stores and renowned restaurants and cafes.

Mudgee is family friendly, and is a place where you can live long term and settle down. Its diverse economy opens up opportunities to work in hospitality and other service industries as well as mining, and with three primary schools and two high schools, there is choice in education as well.

Mudgee offers quality schools, preschools, swimming lessons, dancing lessons and even has its own local pool. Sport is a big part of life in Mudgee with most codes of football played at both the junior and senior levels, active cricket, netball and basketball.