With a population of approximately 8,700 people, Dungog Shire encompasses the townships of Dungog, Clarence Town, Gresford, Vacy, Martins Creek and Paterson. All are vibrant communities and offer a range of benefits including flowing rivers, parks, country cafes, pubs and farms.
For recreation, breathtaking National Parks, State Forests and mountain vistas are just the beginning. Dungog Shire has a wide range of facilities: golf courses, bowling clubs, tennis courts, two swimming pools and the oldest operating cinema in Australia.
The essence of Dungog Shire, with its magnificent rural and mountain backdrop, is the beauty of its natural environment and its sense of belonging. (source: www.dungog.nsw.gov.au)