The family friendly city
64,416 (ABS 2016-17)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Wagga Wagga is $395,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $345.00 per week.
Distance from Sydney 458kms in a south westerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 31.8° to 16.3°and winters 12.7° to 2.8°. The mean annual rainfall is 575mm. (BOM data)
The major employer in the Wagga Wagga area is in health care and social assistance followed by retail trade, education and training, public administration and safety, construction and accommodation and food services.
The City of Wagga Wagga is the largest inland town in NSW and is the administrative centre of the area. The city accounts for most of the population with some of the smaller localities being Uranquinty, Tarcutta, Ladysmith, Mangolpah, Euberta and Collingullie.
There are many events, festivals and concerts held in Wagga Wagga each year and some of them are in February the World Championship Gumi Race is held on the Murrumbidgee River, in March the Wagga Wagga Food and Wine Festival is held, in July the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival is on in Wagga and in August the Wagga Wagga Trail Marathon is held. In September the Gears and Beers Festival and the Wagga Lake Run and Ride are on and in November the Riverina Truck Show and Kids Convoy and the Wagga Wagga Dragon Boat Challenge are on.
Wagga Wagga is well known for producing many national and international sports people. There are facilities available to play athletics, AFL, cricket, cycling, equestrian, hockey, netball, rugby league, rugby union, skateboarding, soccer and touch football to name a few. Lake Albert offers facilities for boat and recreational users such as water skiers and swimmers.
There are many playgroups, pre-schools, long day care centres as well as family day care and after school centres. Wagga Wagga City has eleven public, four Catholic and three private primary schools. There are also three public, three Catholic and three private high schools. The villages of Collingullie, Humula, Ladysmith, Tarcutta and Uranquinty all have primary schools. There is a branch of Charles Sturt University, the Wagga campus of Riverina TAFE and the Riverina Institute Primary Industries Centre.
Wagga Wagga Base Hospital is a 294 bed Rural Referral hospital able to service a population of nearly 65,000. The largest in the region, it provides all services associated with such a major facility including 24 hour emergency department, intensive care, surgical, medical, and maternity wards. There are also four private hospitals. Naturally as well as specialists, there are a large number of GP medical centres. There are also a wide range of options available for those seeking aged care residential options.
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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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