Mixing heritage with modern culture, Albury Wodonga blends country pace and city lifestyle with its offerings of historical buildings, cultural events, vibrant shopping precincts and tree-lined gardens.
What is Albury NSW known for?
Famous for On the historic banks of the Murray River, the charming twin towns of Albury and Wodonga offer a delicious food scene, endless outdoor adventure and thriving arts culture. With the Snowy Mountains and Rutherglen wine region nearby, this area makes a great stopover on the Melbourne-Sydney drive.
Why is it called Albury Wodonga?
Albury has an urban population of 49,172 and is separated from its twin city in Victoria, Wodonga, by the Murray River. Said to be named after a village in England, Albury developed as a major transport link between New South Wales and Victoria and was proclaimed a city in 1946.
What is the main industry in Albury?
It is the major retail, commercial, administrative and cultural centre for the region, with an economy dominated by manufacturing, construction, business services, retail, wholesale and health services. The Albury economy is diverse and resilient.
Is Wodonga a safe place to live?
There are some absolutely derelict places and a few rough people about (some crime) - but overall Wodonga is a great place.
Is Albury Wodonga a good place to live?
Situated on the Murray River border of NSW and Victoria Albury sets itself apart as one of Australias greatest inland cities. Albury boasts affordable and quality housing, employment opportunities, first class education and health facilities, fine dining and an abundance of retail outlets to choose from.
Is Wodonga nice?
Wodonga offers high quality schools and tertiary institutes, leading health care facilities and practitioners, superb recreation infrastructure, and a wide range of tourism attractions. If youre after everything a city has to offer, with a relaxed country life at your door, Wodonga may be the ideal city for you.
How safe is Wodonga?
Crime rates in Wodonga, AustraliaLevel of crime57.50ModerateCrime increasing in the past 3 years80.00Very HighWorries home broken and things stolen57.50ModerateWorries being mugged or robbed50.00ModerateWorries car stolen50.00Moderate8 more rows
What is there to do in Albury on a Sunday?
Albury Botanic Garden. 692. Gardens. Noreuil Park. 188. Parks. Lake Hume. 311. Monument Hill War Memorial. 273. MAMA - Murray Art Museum Albury. Art Galleries • Art Museums. Wonga Wetlands. Nature & Wildlife Areas. Albury Visitor Information Centre. Visitor Centres. Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk. Hiking Trails • Scenic Walking Areas.More items
Is Albury a safe place to live?
I find the people friendly and the city is safe and easy. I have lived in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra - Albury/Wodonga is a great place to retire and it leaves those rat races for dead.