Welcome to the region of Albury Wodonga

On the banks of the iconic Murray River, the charming twin cities of Albury and Wodonga offer a delicious food scene, wineries, outstanding schools, a thriving arts culture, and endless outdoor adventures with easy access to ski fields, lakes, and mountain trails.

Whether you prefer the relaxed café scene, or the many adventures to be found on boats, bikes and golf buggies, Albury Wodonga suits every pace of life. Browsing in boutiques, sampling the regional produce, listening to an eclectic assortment of live music, and getting back to nature defines the region’s every day.

Albury Wodonga has the same number of sunny days as the Gold Coast, but without the humidity. Warm, dry summers, mild autumn and spring months with cool winters. Temperature range from 15° to 40°C in summer and 3.5° to 14°C in winter. The average annual rainfall is 585mm.

The median age in Albury - Wodonga (Significant Urban Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2 per cent of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.9 per cent of the population. Employment statistics at the time of the last census; for the region were 48,391 people who reported being in the labour force. Of these 56.9 per cent were employed full time, 32.8 per cent were employed part-time and 4.6 per cent per cent were unemployed.

Albury Wodonga cities are recognised as Australia’s 20th largest city, and provides a diverse range of employment opportunities, shopping, education, and health services, recreation, entertainment, and cultural activities for the region’s residents. Albury was voted the best town in Australia in 2023 by leading travel site Wotif (The Wotif Aussie Town of the Year winner and finalists for 2023).

Strong career opportunities combined with a great lifestyle and work-life balance makes the region a great place for families to live and work. There are many things to do in Albury Wodonga, from enjoying a swim at Lake Hume or in the Murray River, trekking through the Wagirra Trail, visiting the MAMA Museum, or enjoying the diverse culinary.

If you like the snow and winter activities, Albury Wodonga is less than 2 hours’ drive to Falls Creek and Mt Hotham ski fields.

To learn more about what our region has to offer, visit: Live Albury Wodonga




Things to do and fun to have

Images: Canoes on the River.
Credit Murray Regional Tourism