Festivals, natural beauty and affordable living
One of the fastest growing regions in Victoria, the North East combines natural beauty with affordable living and employment opportunities.
The area is also renowned for:
- world- class wines
- gourmet food
- award-winning restaurants
- great shopping
- scenic rail trails
- spectacular views of the Mt Buffalo and Alpine national parks.
A year-round calendar of festivals and events includes the:
- Wangaratta Festival of Jazz
- Carnivale Wodonga
- Bright Autumn Festival
- Rutherglen Winery Walkabout
- Man from Snowy River Bush Festival.
The North East's major employment sectors are:
- professional services
Its strategic location has attracted many local and international companies that supply products to the rest of Australia and the world. In all, there are more than 50,000 people working in both large and small business.
|Alpine Shire||www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au||03 5755 0555|
|City of Wodonga||www.wodonga.vic.gov.au||02 6022 9300|
|Indigo Shire||www.indigoshire.vic.gov.au||1300 365 003|
|Towong Shire||www.towong.vic.gov.au||02 6071 5100|
|Wangaratta Rural City||www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au||03 5722 0888|
|Average Temp||11.8–26.1 °c||2.1–10.0 °c|