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Wodonga has a population of approximately 20,930 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Wodonga City Council area. 

Key industries and employers


Public administration and safety


Health care and social assistance

Education and training

 Map of Victoria indicating the location of Wodonga
A welder working in a factory

Finding a job in Wodonga

About Wodonga

A panoramic scene of Wodonga town with the Vitasoy factory in the foreground

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 31.2°C 15.3°C
Winter 12.6°C 3.1°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (300km)

Transport Time
Car 3 hrs 30 mins
4 hrs
Train and coach
4 hrs
45 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $295,000
(Sept 2015)
(June 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(June 2015)

Source: Purchase prices - Rental prices - Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Albury-Wodonga accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (2.0%) German (0.6%)
Germany (1.0%) Croatian (0.4%)
New Zealand (0.8%) Nepali (0.4%)
Netherlands (0.5%) Italian (0.3%)
Croatia (0.4%)
Serbian (0.3%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
6 primary schools
Albury Wodonga Health
4 secondary schools
Murray Valley Private Hospital
2 university or TAFE campuses

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel for more health care information and services.

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Wodonga, please visit the Wodonga City Council website

Places of worship

For more information about where you can practice your faith, visit your religion's Australian website. Select 'pages from Australia' if searching for your religion in Google

Wodonga attractions

  • Discover the area’s pioneer history and multicultural heritage at Bonegilla Migrant Experience Heritage Park
  • Fly fish in the cool waters of the Kiewa and Mitta Mitta Rivers
  • Visit Australia’s largest Military Museum
  • Enjoy live theatre at the Hot House Theatre
  • Carnivale (March)
  • Children’s Fair (October)