Cessnock City is the gateway to the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, the oldest wine region in Australia. The growth in the wine industry has been paralleled by the decline of mining.

The City is also the focus of a thriving tourist industry with other main industries being beef and poultry.

Data for this website has been sourced from Council’s financial statements, Council’s annual report and Council’s data returns. The website also refers to data from a number of agencies and entities. Please refer to the data page of this website for links to definitions, information on performance measures, benchmarks, OLG Groups and the data sources that have been used.

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