The hub of the Riverina on the banks of the magnificent Murrumbidgee River,we’re more than just the largest regional City in New South Wales – we’re an Australian icon – and we can’t wait to share our secrets with you!
In 2014 Wagga Wagga was named the number one ‘family friendly’ city in Australia, by the Suncorp Bank.
If you’re curious of mind and you enjoy discovering new things, you’ll love Wagga Wagga. From stunning landscapes and unusual architecture to sassy shops and a vibrant arts scene, it’s a place that will capture your imagination and tempt you to call it home.
Come with us, on a tour of discovery, as we show you why there’s a hundred little reasons to call Wagga Wagga home.
Median house price - $310,000
Key employment prospects - Medical & allied health, aviation, education & training, engineering, construction, retail, property & business services, public sector and hospitality
Key Business opportunities - Professional and technical services, aviation, transport & storage, manufacturing, medical and dental services, trade and construction, retail
Schools - 24 primary schools (17 public and 7 private); 8 secondary schools (3 public, 5 private), specialist education facilities and a variety of early education services
Tertiary education - Charles Sturt University, University of NSW, University of Notre Dame, Royal Australian Air Force Base, Army Recruit Training Centre, TAFE NSW – Riverina Institute, Riverina Community College and the Australian Airline Pilot Academy
Retail services - 7 suburban shopping centres, 2 urban malls, bulky goods outlets, national and international franchises and independent boutiques
Leisure and dining - A number of restaurants specialise in regional produce and are recipients of hospitality awards. You’ll never go hungry or thirsty with a range of outlets to suit every taste and budget with over 100 pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafes
Support services - 2 major hospitals (Wagga Base Hospital and Calvary Private Hospital), medical imaging, day surgery, numerous General, Dental and Specialist Medical Services, aged care facilities
Climate - Wagga experiences four distinct seasons - hot summers, warm springs, fresh autumns and frosty winters. The temperature range reflects the diversity of seasons with averages of 14-32 in summer and 3-14 in winter. Annual mean rainfall of 572mm
Population - Over 63,000