With a population of 26,000 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.
The Riverina is one of the most diverse and productive regions in Australia, contributing over $5 billion annually to the national economy. Griffith is the agricultural powerhouse of the Riverina, servicing a population catchment of over 55,000.
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. But it also has many wonderful opportunities for employment and people seeking a tree change. For more information, be sure to check out:
Houses (four bedroom) – $365,000
Units – $245,000
House – $330
Unit – $250
Griffith has a temperate climate, similar to the Mediterranean and boasting one of the highest number of sunny days with summers averaging 31º and winters 15º.
Our spring and autumn months are gorgeous with average temperatures at 23º. Our annual rainfall is 407mm.
Griffith NSW is centrally located, 450km north of Melbourne, 570km south west of Sydney, 790km east of Adelaide and 350km west of Canberra.
Griffith is well serviced by air from Sydney with Regional Express (REX) Airlines offering daily flights.
Daily coach/rail services connect Griffith with Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney via NSW Train Link and V-Line. There’s also a weekly rail service which operates from Sydney to Griffith on a Saturday, returning on Sunday.
There are a number of hospitals and great medical and dental facilities available in Griffith Base Hospital, Refer below for a full list.