QUICK FACTS about Wagga Wagga

Housing Prices

Median house price $322,818

Key Employment Prospects

Medical & allied health, aviation, education & training, engineering, construction, retail, property & business services, public sector and hospitality

Key Business Opportunities

Professional and technical services, aviation, transport & storage, manufacturing, medical and dental services, trade and construction, retail

Schools

24 primary schools (17 public and 7 private); 8 secondary schools (3 public, 5 private), specialist education facilities and a variety of early education services

Tertiary Education

Charles Sturt University, University of NSW, University of Notre Dame, Royal Australian Air Force Base, Army Recruit Training Centre, TAFE NSW – Riverina Institute, Riverina Community College and the Australian Airline Pilot Academy

Retail Services

7 suburban shopping centres, 2 urban malls, bulky goods outlets, national and international franchises and independent boutiques

Leisure and Dining

A number of restaurants specialise in regional produce and are recipients of hospitality awards. You’ll never go hungry or thirsty with a range of outlets to suit every taste and budget with over 100 pubs, clubs, restaurants and cafes

Health

2 major hospitals (Wagga Rural Referral Hospital and Calvary Private Hospital), medical imaging, day surgery, numerous General, Dental and Specialist Medical Services, aged care facilities

Climate

Wagga experiences four distinct seasons – hot summers, warm springs, fresh autumns and frosty winters. The temperature range reflects the diversity of seasons with averages of 14-32 in summer and 3-14 in winter. Annual mean rainfall of 572mm

Population

64,416 people (ABS ERP 2017)