Dungog Shire is located within the Hunter region and the Lower Hunter Sub Region and is situated in the Barrington tops region.

The Shire consists predominately of very rugged to hilly country and has two principal rivers, the Williams and the Paterson, both tributaries of the Hunter. Barrington Tops National Park covers an area of 62,448 hectares and is part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserve of Australia which is listed as a world heritage site.

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