Webinar Interview With Mayor Heather Wilton - Greater Hume

June 24, 2020

Webinar Interview With Mayor Heather Wilton - Greater Hume

It was great chatting with Greater Hume's Mayor Heather Wilton, the advantages of making a #countrychange to the region.Interview by Country Change’s facilitator: Laticia Gibson.


Greater Hume is in the southern most part of the Riverina, and immediately north of NSW border town of Albury. Motorists drive through Greater Hume when travelling between Sydney and Melbourne.

Topics discussed:

- Cost of Housing

- Employment opportunities within Greater Hume and or nearby in Albury Wodonga or Wagga Wagga

- Schooling

- Infrastructure

- Sports and Recreational Facilities

- Offers Space and a natural environment

- Health

- Transport

The cost of housing is the highlight.  Compared to Sydney’s median house price of above $1,000,000.

Families can get ahead of living and working in our region, especially when compared to city counterparts high cost of city living options.

In fact, 42% of residents own their own home outright (as of 2016) in Greater Hume.

Median House Prices

- Culcairn $182,500

- Holbrook $208,000

- Henty $183,500

- Walla Walla $236,000

- Jindera $330,000

*Source:  Realestate.com.au, 2019 prices.

*Source: Sydney median price, multiple articles.

If you’re dreaming of life in the vibrant regions of the Riverina or Murray, visit Country Change for more information or contact us to help guide your own Country Change!

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