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Echuca has a population of approximately 14,190 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Campaspe area.

Key industries and employers






Map of Victoria indicating the location of Echuca
Two construction workers work from a building scaffold

Finding a job in Echuca

About Echuca

A jazz band performing on stage

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 30.6°C 15.2°C
Winter 13.4°C 3.9°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (206km)

Transport Time
Car 2 hrs 45 mins
2 hrs 45 mins
3 hrs 30 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $300,000
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Sept 2015)


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

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit the Echuca-Moama accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (1.7%) Italian (0.4%)
New Zealand (1.0%) German (0.1%)
Scotland (0.3%) Afrikaans (0.1%)
Italy (0.3%) Cantonese (0.1%)
Germany (0.3%)
Greek (0.1%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
4 primary schools
Echuca Regional Health
1 secondary school

1 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 Echuca, please visit the Campaspe Shire 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

Echuca attractions

  • Catch a paddle steamer along the Murray River
  • Explore the historic Port of Echuca
  • Fish, canoe or water-ski on the Murray
  • Visit nearby wineries or dine in one of the area's local restaurants
  • Riverboats Jazz Food and Wine Festival (February)
  • Port of Echuca Heritage Steam Festival (October)