Nestled in the rolling western foothills of the Snowy Mountains and framed by rugged snow capped mountains, Snowy Valleys Council offers a vibrant country lifestyle in a beautiful natural environment.
The key employer in the region is the timber plantation and processing industry. Other significant employers include agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, tourism, retail, Snowy Hydro Limited and a correctional centre.
The Shire is well serviced by quality health, education and community facilities, making it an excellent choice for a country lifestyle in a scenic natural environment.
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The area’s cool mountain climate with high sunshine hours is favoured for cool climate wine growing, agriculture, horticulture and plantation forestry.
There are four distinct seasons marked by brilliant summer sunshine; a spectacular display of autumn leaves; winter views of snow capped mountains; and sparkling spring days.
Snowy Valleys Council is halfway between Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra – 2 hours. Wagga Wagga – 1 hr from Tumbarumba and Tumut.
Daily direct flights from Wagga to Sydney and Melbourne
A CountryLink coach service connects to rail services destined for both Sydney and Melbourne 6 days per week.