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Glow2680, Christmas in Griffith. Credit: Ginette Guidolin

Griffith is one of Australia’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan regional centres.

With a population of 27,000, Griffith exudes a rich blend of cultures and traditions. Today, more than seventy nationalities add to our cultural tapestry including Italian, Indian, Afghani and Pacific Communities.

Life in Griffith revolves around food, wine, sport and family. The annual festivals are a wonderful time to visit, as they showcase our local food and world-class wines, friendly people and colourful cultures. Fall in love with Griffith, and explore the many wonderful opportunities for employment for people seeking a tree change.

Towns & Villages

Griffith, Hanwood, Yenda, Lake Wyangan, Yoogali, Bilbul, Beelbangera, Tharbogang.

Griffith Spring Fest - Karly Sivewright
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Marg Couch - Local Connector, Griffith Welcome Experience
0487 922 570
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Level 1, 381 Banna Avenue Griffith NSW 2680

Griffith City Council

Wagga Wagga

Liveability

Weather

32.6
°C

Average Summer Max

15.9
°C

Average Winter Max

17.3
°C

Average Summer Min

4.1
°C

Average Winter Min

Population

26,994

Population

37.2

Median Age

Housing

$550k

Median House Price

Sales Quarter - DEC 22

$400

Median Rent Price

Rent Quarter - MAR 23

Distance to Cities

sydney

574km

Distance

6h 22m

Drive Time

Canberra

359km

Distance

4h 22m

Drive Time

Melbourne

460km

Distance

5h 22m

Drive Time

TRANSPORT Options

Taxi, Bus, Train, Airport

Griffith Airport:

Griffith Airport serves as a vital hub for both Rex and Qantas flights, providing essential connections from Griffith to Sydney.

Bus Services by Griffith Buslines:

Griffith Buslines offer a range of convenient services, both within the town and to surrounding areas such as Bilbul, Yenda, Darlington Point, Hanwood, and Mayfair.

Taxi Services:

Griffith Taxis: For quick and reliable transport, simply dial 131 008 to reach Griffith Taxis.

Prestige Car Hire:

Prestige Car Hire: Need a private transport option? Contact Prestige Car Hire at 0428 121 388 or via email.

Train Services:

Melbourne XPT: Experience comfortable travel with the Melbourne XPT, which operates twice daily between Melbourne and Sydney. This service includes stops at Cootamundra and/or Wagga Wagga, with a connecting coach service to Griffith.
 
Griffith XPLORER: On Wednesdays and Saturdays, the Griffith XPLORER offers a direct route from Sydney to Griffith, providing additional travel options for passengers.

These transport services, from flights at Griffith Airport to the convenience of Griffith Buslines, taxis, and car hire options, ensure that travelers have a range of choices for their journeys. Whether commuting within Griffith or traveling to nearby towns or major cities like Sydney and Melbourne, these services aim to make transportation hassle-free and accessible.

Taxi, Bus, Train, Airport
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Industries & Opportunities

Griffith is the agricultural powerhouse of the Riverina, servicing a population catchment of over 55,000. The agricultural industry in Griffith is diverse, and includes wineries, citrus, poultry, rice, grain, nuts, cotton and more. Griffith also has a strong construction industry, mainly consisting of small, privately owned companies. Healthcare is a significant industry, Griffith is part of the Murrumbidgee Local Health District.

Griffith has skills gaps in information media and telecommunications, financial and insurance services, and technical/scientific services. There are opportunities for investment in housing and agritourism.

Main Industries

Primary Employers

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Jobs in This Region

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Assistant Grocery Manager - Woolworths Griffith
To support the Grocery and Nightfill team to deliver excellent availability on a differentiated offer for our customers through a team that advocates for our business Woolworths, a job is never just a job. It’s the start of something bigger. There are over 128,000 of us, in the biggest cities and the tiniest towns. And each of us have an important role to play. If you have a passion for great customer service, a hunger to make a tangible difference and you’re looking for a place to develop, you could be who we’re looking for. Who we are Joining Woolworths Supermarkets means being a part of the wider Woolworths Group, which includes the businesses of Big W and Countdown (NZ). Which means you won’t have one opportunity with us, you’ll have thousands. Why work with us Whether you’re starting out, already on the way to achieving your goals or at the top of your game, we can help you build a brilliant retail career: If you’ve got goals, we’ve got all you need to succeed. You’ll find over a thousand career options, plus the learning encouragement and support for you to grow. We’re a team that is there for each other. By working alongside people you can learn from, you’ll grow and develop in a fun, supportive environment. Working with a diverse range of people in an industry facing rapid change, you’ll gain real-world experience and grow as a person. Whether it’s making customers smile, supporting Aussie farmers, or playing an important role in your local community, you’ll be doing a little good every day at Woolworths. When you will be needed This role is best suited to an individual with flexible availability to work early mornings, days and late nights across a fortnightly rotational roster including weekends. What makes you right for Woolies The right attitude is everything.... • Genuine passion for food & shopping • Customer first mentality • Love of teamwork and growing with others • Flexible and adaptable to change • Willing to work and reliable Grow with the Group As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion and as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other. We’d love to hear from You If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn. Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Wed, 24 Apr
Griffith, 2680, NSW
Assistant Grocery Manager - Woolworths Griffith
Assistant Grocery Manager To support the Grocery and Nightfill team to deliver excellent availability on a differentiated offer for our customers through a team that advocates for our business Woolworths, a job is never just a job. It’s the start of something bigger. There are over 128,000 of us, in the biggest cities and the tiniest towns. And each of us have an important role to play. If you have a passion for great customer service, a hunger to make a tangible difference and you’re looking for a place to develop, you could be who we’re looking for. Who we are Joining Woolworths Supermarkets means being a part of the wider Woolworths Group, which includes the businesses of Big W and Countdown (NZ). Which means you won’t have one opportunity with us, you’ll have thousands. Why work with us Whether you’re starting out, already on the way to achieving your goals or at the top of your game, we can help you build a brilliant retail career: If you’ve got goals, we’ve got all you need to succeed. You’ll find over a thousand career options, plus the learning encouragement and support for you to grow. We’re a team that is there for each other. By working alongside people you can learn from, you’ll grow and develop in a fun, supportive environment. Working with a diverse range of people in an industry facing rapid change, you’ll gain real-world experience and grow as a person. Whether it’s making customers smile, supporting Aussie farmers, or playing an important role in your local community, you’ll be doing a little good every day at Woolworths. When you will be needed This role is best suited to an individual with flexible availability to work early mornings, days and late nights across a fortnightly rotational roster including weekends. What makes you right for Woolies The right attitude is everything.... Genuine passion for food & shopping Customer first mentality Love of teamwork and growing with others Flexible and adaptable to change Willing to work and reliable Grow with the Group As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion and as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other. We’d love to hear from You If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn . Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Wed, 24 Apr
Griffith, 2680, NSW
Cook
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate. About the opportunity Uniting is seeking a Catering Assistant to work at Uniting Griffith on a casual basis. The successful applicant should have experience in catering in the aged care environment, including provision of special meal requirements and preparation and delivery of weekly rotating menu. The role requires a cook who has good time management and skills in prioritization and organisation as well as the ability to communicate well with aged people and their families, also responsible for quality food preparation, serving of meals to residents, cleaning and general hospitality duties. Key responsibilities may include: Provide quality, timely and effective hotel service such as catering Completes documentation in the Food Safety Program and the information management system and coaches Food Services Team to undertake same Work for the continuous improvement of our service to ensure it's the best it can be, in line with Aged Care Accreditation Standards Queries and complaints from our clients and their families, as well as your co-workers and other service providers, that come your way, will be handled with a confidential and timely approach, in collaboration with your supervisor While providing effective and timely hotel services, you'll treat our clients with respect and recognize their abilities, preferences and decision-making capacity. Qualifications Certificate III in Hospitality/Commercial Cookery, and/or Certificate IV in Hospitality/Catering Operations. Current First Aid certificate Skills & experience A good insight into the health, social or aged care services industries Great communication and customer service skills and the ability to get along easily with others A gift for working collaboratively with a team and confident making decisions Great understanding of Work Health and Safety principles and risk management practices Great organization and time management skills. Previous experience in aged or community care or in a retail or hospitality environment Working knowledge of Food Safety regulations. Benefits & culture Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Ongoing training & development Career development opportunities Salary packaging Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a National Police Check and Reference Check. Uniting
Tue, 23 Apr
Griffith, 2680, NSW
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Credit: Murrumbidgee Local Health District
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History

Griffith is in the heart of the Wiradjuri nation, and many members of our community are Wiradjuri people, often originating from surrounding areas such as Narrandera and Darlington Point. Our community also includes people who are descended from other language groups such as Yota Yota people, Ngiyampaa people and Paakantji people.

Griffith was created as part of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA) project, a plan to supply irrigation from the Murrumbidgee river to open up western New South Wales for farming. The town plan for Griffith was designed by Walter Burley Griffin. Griffith was proclaimed as a city in 1987.

Sunshine Super Girl Credit: Griffith Regional Theatre
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Aerial of Griffith Credit: Visit Griffith
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Recreation & Arts

Griffith boasts diverse recreational opportunities. Wine enthusiasts can indulge in vineyard tours and tastings, while outdoor lovers can explore Cocoparra National Park’s hiking trails and scenic vistas. The city offers sports facilities for tennis, golf and more, along with water-based activities at Lake Wyangan and the renewed Sporting Facility which includes an Olympic sized outdoor pool.

Cultural experiences include art galleries, local markets, and community events, such as the Griffith Easter Party and the Italian Festival, With its mix of nature, sports, and cultural offerings, Griffith provides a well-rounded range of recreational activities for residents and visitors alike.

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