Australian Rural Education Centre

AREC is a self funded, not for profit charity, best known for organising the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days

Mudgee, NSW


2023 National Historic Machinery Rally

The 18th NHMA Rally was supposed to occur in Mudgee on 9th, 10th and 11th of April 2021 but has been postponed to 14-16 April 2023.

Mudgee Small Farm Field Days

The Mudgee Small Farm Field Days are Central West NSW’s premier agricultural and lifestyles field days event. They have been operating since 1977 and have evolved over the years to remain an important and popular event.

Something to see and do for everyone!

Mudgee Small Farm Field Days


AREC has been providing Sustainable Building Courses for many years, drawing on the expertise of successful builders and presenters.

Currently, there are no Straw Bale Building course dates due to COVID situation. We’re hoping to offer one in 2022.

Venue Hire

AREC is a purpose built exhibition centre and has a wide range of venue options available for hire. From small meeting rooms to huge indoor spaces and hectares of out door exhibition space and facilities.