Tumut (Snowy Valleys Council):
14,582 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Tumut is $268,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $275.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 409kms in a south westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 30.7° to 12.7°and winters 12.5° to .9°. The mean annual rainfall is 790mm. (BOM data)
Agriculture, forestry and fishing is the major employer in the Shire which is followed by manufacturing, health care and social assistance, retail trade, accommodation and food services and construction.
The towns of Tumut, Tumbarumba, Batlow and Adelong and ten villages and localities make up the beautiful council of Snowy Valleys situated on the Victorian border. Many of the towns and villages in the region were built as part of the construction of the Snowy Hydro Scheme.
There are a large number of events in this vibrant valley. Among them are the Tumut’s Festival of the Falling Leaf in April, Tumbarumba Tastebuds and the Batlow Apple Blossom Festival both held in October.
Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in this spectacular environment. Bush walking, horse riding, skiing, fishing and cycling are all activities on the doorstep. Other facilities available are swimming pools, skate parks, basketball courts, tennis courts, rugby and cricket grounds, golf and bowling clubs and many playgrounds.
Under 5s are well catered for through pre-schools, long day care and child care centres in the four towns. There are both public and Catholic primary schools in all centres. Both Tumbarumba and Batlow have a high school and in Tumut there is a Catholic (7-10) and a public high school. Tumut also has a branch of the Riverina Community College and TAFE NSW campus.
Tumut has a district hospital and Batlow and Tumbarumba both have multi-purpose centres (small hospitals). The four towns all have GP services through their medical centres. The larger centres provide Community Health Services which provide a large range of services. A number of aged and disability services are also available.
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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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