Gulgong NSW – The Ten Dollar Town

There are plenty of reasons to visit the wonderful town of Gulgong in the Mudgee wine region of NSW. From the town’s history with about 130 heritage-listed buildings including Australia’s oldest operating opera house, the Prince Of Wales Opera House, to the passionate and friendly community eager to welcome visitors to their historic town.

Founded during the gold rush era in the late 1800s, Gulgong has become known as The Ten Dollar Town because it appeared on the first $10 note in Australia, it was also the childhood home of Australian writer and bush poet Henry Lawson. While you’re there, take a visit to the Gulgong Markets to meet the locals, and learn more about the rich history of Gulgong NSW.

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