The Region

Albury/Wodonga



Lavington is a suburb of Albury, located 10 minutes from central Albury.

Albury Wodonga is an inspiring corner of Australia offering the perfect compromise between a fast paced city life and quiet country existence. It affords an enviable lifestyle being located on Australia’s greatest river, the Murray, with wineries, lakes, historic towns, snow resorts and the high country close by.

Living in Albury Wodonga offers the opportunity for a unique lifestyle, a supportive community, a safe and stimulating environment in which to raise and educate a family, diverse career opportunities, and a true sense of belonging. Albury Wodonga offers a range of community, cultural, sporting and social activities as well as outstanding education and health services.

Albury Wodonga is one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions and is home to a broad range of industries that offer a wide variety of employment opportunities. The top five employment sectors are in the manufacturing, retail, education, health and professional service industries.

With a climate described as Mediterranean, Albury Wodonga's seasonal changes are clearly marked; hot dry summer, mild autumns and springs, and cool winters. Throughout the year the skies are frequently clear and blue. Residents and visitors can enjoy a healthy, pollution free atmosphere all year round. Any time of the year is great for touring this magnificent region on the Murray.

Location

Albury Wodonga is situated on the Murray River, at the foothills of the Victorian alps and is Australia's busiest inland corridor between Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne.

Road
Located just 3 hours (300km), by road, from Melbourne, 6 hours (560km) from Sydney, and 4 hours (350km) from Canberra.

Rail
Albury Wodonga is situated on the major rail link between Melbourne and Sydney. Day and night express services run between the two capital cities with travel times from Sydney and Melbourne similar to driving.

Flights
Albury Airport, located ten minutes from the centre of Albury and 15 minutes from Wodonga, operates multiple daily flights to Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and regional centers.

Population

Albury Wodonga is one of the largest inland population centres in Australia with a combined population of 94,000.

Albury Wodonga services outlying regions north past Holbrook, east to Corryong, south to the snowfields and west to Yarrawonga, with over 176,000 people living within a 100 kilometre radius.