Life as it should be
9,198 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Dungog is $315,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $325.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 220kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 29.9° to 17.7° and winters 17.4° to 6.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 940mm. (BOM data)
The largest employment sector in the Shire is in construction. Following closely behind is health care and social assistance, agriculture, forestry and fishing, retail trade, education and training and manufacturing.
Dungog is the largest town and administrative centre of a Shire in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Among the other towns and villages are Clarence Town, Vacy, Gresford and Paterson.
The Shire is steeped in history and the towns of Gresford, Paterson and Dungog are great places to explore what life was like a century ago. Take time to see the amazing beauty of the local geography including Barrington Tops National Park. Among the many attractions are the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Paterson, Village Country Carnival in March, Gresford Billy Cart Derby & Easter Fair, Tocal’s Peek into the Past in July and the Dungog Festival in September.
There are a variety of sporting facilities available in the Shire including the Clarence Town Sports and Recreation Club, Doug Walters Pavilion, Gresford Bowls, Sport and Recreation Club, Dungog and Clarence Town Swimming Pools. There are also opportunities for canoeing, bushwalking, trail and mountain biking, camping and fishing
Education in the Shire are as follows: in Dungog there are several pre-schools, one public and one Catholic primary school and a high school. There are public primary schools in Paterson, Martins Creek, Vacy, Gresford, Clarence Town and Glen William. Students from Years 10 – 12 may opt to attend Tocal Agricultural College if they are interested in an a career in agriculture or wish to pursue a agricultural based university degree.
Dungog Hospital provides the full range of services as well as post surgical postnatal care and a range of outpatient and community health services including dietetics, speech and occupational therapy. There is also a GP clinic, a physiotherapist and a pharmacy.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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