Moruya (Eurobodalla Shire Council):
38,117 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Moruya is $415,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $355.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 299kms in a southerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 25.4° to 15.6° and winters 17.1° to 4.1°. The mean annual rainfall is 807mm. (BOM data)
Although health care and assistance is the largest employer in the Shire, its status as a holiday centre means that retail trade and accommodation and food services are both major employers. These are followed by education and training and construction.
Moruya is the administrative centre of the Shire, however Batemans Bay is the largest town in the Shire which is located on mid south coast of NSW. There are many other towns and villages which include Tuross Head, Narooma, Broulee, Malua Bay, Batehaven, Bodalla, Nelligen, Mogo and Tilba Tilba.
There are many events and activities to choose from in this vibrant Shire. In Moruya, the Granite Town Music Festival in October is a must and the Narooma Boats Afloat festival in November is very popular. Food is popular in the area and visits to the cheese factories in Central Tilba and Bodalla are well worth a visit as well as many restaurants and markets. Those into flora and fauna might enjoy the Regional Botanic Gardens near Batemans Bay or the Zoo at Mogo or see seals and birds in their natural habitat on Montague Island.
With 83 beaches to choose from in the Eurobodalla Shire, it is very obvious that sporting activities with a water base are a high priority. Therefore opportunities for swimming, surf lifesaving and Nippers, kayaking, boating etc are plentiful. Unsurprisingly there are a good supply of sporting fields to cater for all sports including AFL, bowls, cricket, hockey, netball, rugby and soccer.
Education is well covered with many playgroups, pre-schools, long day care centres as well as family day care. There are public schools at Batemans Bay, Bodalla, Broulee, Central Tilba, Mogo, Narooma and Sunshine Bay. There is one public and one Catholic primary school and a high school in Moruya and a Catholic primary school in Batehaven. Public high schools are at Batemans Bay and Narooma. At Broulee there is a Catholic high school and a K-12 Anglican private school.
For those in need medical services, there are hospitals in Moruya and Batemans Bay and medical centres in almost every community. In the allied health area, there are numerous physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists, psychologists, speech pathologists etc. The area is spoilt for choice when it comes to aged care residential care with facilities throughout the Shire.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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