With a quiet, reliable and relatively short commute to and from work you will have additional hours each day to fulfil other aspects of your lifestyle. Surrounded by hills, wineries, fine foods, snow, water, and shops, Wodonga is well placed to meet your lifestyle needs. Imagine taking 10 minutes to get home with no traffic, rather than your usual commute in the city… There are more hours in the day to fit your lifestyle into.
There’s always something happening in Wodonga and region
Virtually on your doorstep you will have access to a vibrant and energetic artistic community, state-of-the-art performance venues and events for all ages. The Cube Wodonga and HotHouse theatre present the finest live theatre and performances all year round.
The region hosts annual events such as the Winery Walkabout, Day on the Green, Yack Folk Festival, Opera in the Alps and many more.
The region also offers a range of sporting and recreational activities for everyone. They are complimented by our high-quality facilities, grounds and friendly clubs. Wodonga also boasts large open spaces and pathway networks, a regional playspace and access to gym and aquatics facilities supporting individuals who have an interest in informal activities such as swimming, cycling, walking and strength work.
Wodonga also hosts several regional, state and national sporting events. Positioned 1hr from Falls Creek and Mount Bogong you’ll have access to other activities including snow sports, bushwalking, mountain bike riding and white-water rafting.
To keep informed of what’s on in Wodonga and region visit Wodonga’s tourism website page.
Education – Wodonga and region has it covered
Children can make a great start as one of 14 privately owned or council managed preschool centres and can select from one of 20 primary and secondary schools in the city as they progress through their education. Young adults and others returning to study can access high-quality education at locally based La Trobe University, Charles Sturt University, Wodonga TAFE, Riverina TAFE or Albury Wodonga Community College.
Looking after your health
Wodonga and region offers the comprehensive range of health services found in Melbourne combined with compassionate care and the unique charm of North East Victoria and Southern New South Wales.
Albury Wodonga Health offers a range of medical and surgical services, including orthopaedics, paediatrics, urology, ear nose & throat surgery, gynaecology, coronary care, high dependency unit, oncology, trauma and intensive care, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes education, community nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology, podiatry, social work, dialysis, radiology, pain management, dietetics and radiology. In addition, Wodonga Hospital is the location for the maternity/obstetric and special care nursery service with over 1,600 babies delivered each year.
For more information visit Albury Wodonga Health’s website.
Wodonga – why not own your own home?
The reduced costs of housing in Wodonga and surrounding region certainly makes it an attractive draw card. The median house price in Wodonga is $323,000, in comparison to Pakenham ($460,000), Broadmeadows ($540,000), or Croydon ($810,000). To pick your dream home today visit Domain
Options for your spouse/partner
Wodonga’s labour market is strong and growing. Manufacturing, health and social assistance, and public administration and safety are Wodonga’s leading industries. With daily flights to Australia’s capitals and access to work online, so many opportunities are opening for your spouse/partner to stay connected to their career and work in the comfort of your own home.
Great community feel
A relaxed pace of life without the rush of city life, Wodonga and region has it all. Friendly, nice people, surrounded by green spaces, parks and playgrounds. Great sporting clubs, community events, opportunities to volunteer, shopping, cafes and restaurants you’ll find it easier to make new ties. Wodonga is the perfect place to get around, meet and catch up with family and friends.