Business and Lifestyle opportunities are great in our safe and secure communities where country values and warm welcomes await the country-changer.
The Murrumbidgee economy is small but dynamic. Agricultural production, manufacturing and services are bucking regional and rural trends in terms of employment and contribution to the local economy.
Over the past five years Murrumbidgee has had the fastest employment growth in the Riverina-Murray region.
The median age of the Murrumbidgee population is falling and levels of volunteering are higher than State and regional averages. This makes Murrumbidgee a great place to live, work and play for families through to retirees.
$130,750 in 2016
$165,000 in September 2017
$103,000 in 2016
$153,500 in September 2017
$150 pw (2016 Census)
Summers in the Murrumbidgee Catchment are relatively hot, with average maximum January temperatures of 30°C.
On average, the catchment area experiences 5–20 days above 35°C and 1–3 days above 40°C each year. Winters are mild averaging around 12%.
Murrumbidgee is around 640 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD, and 420 kilometres north of the Melbourne CBD.
Darlington Point – 35km to Griffith, 150km to Wagga Wagga
Coleambally – 67km to Griffith, 173km to Wagga Wagga
Jerilderie – 89kms to Deniliquin, 165km to Wagga Wagga, 161km to Albury