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Mildura has a population of approximately 30,650 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Mildura Rural City Council area.

Key industries and employers

Retail trade

Agriculture, forestry and fishing


Health and community services


 Map of Victoria indicating the location of Mildura
A female worker in a fruit processing plant

Finding a job in Mildura



About Mildura

A girl standing on the banks of the Murray

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 32.7°C 15.3°C
Winter 15.4°C 4.4°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (557km)

Transport Time
Car 6 hrs
Train and coach
7 hrs 15 mins
9 hrs 15 mins
1 hr 30 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $247,400
(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, see the Visit Mildura website.

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (1.6%) Italian (2.2%)
Italy (1.3%) Turkish (1.5%)
Turkey (1.0%) Tongan (1.1%)
New Zealand (1.0%) Greek (0.8%)
India (0.7%)
Arabic (0.4%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
11 primary schools
Mildura Base Hospital
7 secondary school
Mildura 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's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Mildura, please visit the Mildura Rural 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

Mildura attractions

  • Try out some of the renowned local restaurants and wine
  • Catch a paddle steamer along the Murray River
  • Explore the desert plains and sand dunes of the nearby outback
  • Take an early morning hot air balloon ride over the region
  • Mildura Wentworth Art Festival (March)
  • Mildura Jazz, Food and Wine Festival