The Mudgee Guardian is the major source of local community news for the towns of Mudgee, Gulgong, Rylstone, Kandos and Dunedoo.
For more than 120 years the paper has focuses on issues which directly affect local people and works hard at its emphasis on community news and community involvement.
Mudgee is a picturesque town 3.5 hours drive north west of Sydney which has become renowned for its mix of wine growing, culinary tourism and agriculture.
The region is also at the centre of a fast growing mining industry, with expanding coal mines and prospects for gold and silver mining.
Each September, thousands of visitors flock to the town to take part in its Wine Festival.
Another major event on the annual calendar is Mudgee Small Farm Field Days during July, which regularly attracts crowds in excess of 20,000 people.
The other main towns in the area are historic Gulgong, and Rylstone-Kandos, the home of the Wollemi National Park, and the now famous Wollemi Pine.
Major towns in distibution area include Mudgee, Gulgong, Rylstone, Kandos, Dunedoo, Coolah, Goolma, Capertee, Mount Knowles, Clandulla and Birriwa.