Living in Albury Wodonga

Wodonga, with its sister city Albury, offers the lifestyle advantages of a large city, but in a safe environment that supports and nurtures young people.

Located on the national freeway between Melbourne and Sydney, Wodonga has plenty to offer including:

  • a variety of sporting facilities and opportunities such as water sports on the Murray River, biking and walking paths, team sports including soccer, hockey, football and netball, and close proximity to the snowfields
  • cultural events and the arts, with local theatre companies and performing arts spaces, galleries, cinemas and museums
  • a range of health and community facilities
  • a thriving business community offering part-time work opportunities for students
  • exceptional shopping precincts, and
  • employment opportunities in industries such as manufacturing, transport and logistics, retail, tourism and hospitality, health, education and government.

Quick facts

  • Wodonga is a twin city, with Albury situated across the Murray River in New South Wales.
  • Allbury Wodonga is one of Australia's largest inland population centres with a population of approximately 100,000 people, and a regional population of 176,000 people.
  • Our climate is warm and temperate, with four seasons including cool to mild winters averaging 14 degrees celsius, and very warm to hot summers averaging 30 degrees celsius.

Travelling to and from Wodonga

By road: Travelling via the Hume Freeway, Wodonga is a comfortable three hours drive from Melbourne, four hours from Canberra and six hours from Sydney.

By rail: Albury Wodonga is on the main rail line between Sydney and Melbourne, with passenger trains stopping in Albury and Wodonga each day.

By air: Albury is serviced by the major national airlines either directly or through alliances with regional airlines. A flight to Melbourne takes approximately 45 minutes, and approximately one hour to Sydney.

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