Greater Hume (map) is located in the southern NSW transport corridor and is a prosperous rural shire due to reliable rainfall, topography and fertile productive soils. The Hume Freeway, Olympic Highway and Main Southern Railway Line traverse the shire. Our shire has close proximity to the Ettamogah International Rail Hub and established linkages with nearby regional centres of Albury and Wagga Wagga. Regional airports offer frequent direct flights to Sydney and Melbourne.
Key industries include agriculture and manufacturing with well established and emerging work opportunities.
Greater Hume Shire is an attractive location for storage and distribution logistics. The Holbrook Industrial Estate offers fully serviced allotments with close proximity to the Hume Freeway. Construction has commenced with the latest expansion to the existing and popular Jindera Industrial Estate.
Lifestyle options are varied and affordable. Residents can choose from five towns and six villages which offer safe community living. Residents seeking a country lifestyle are attracted by larger allotments, rural residential developments and small rural properties.
Greater Hume Shire is an appealing place to live, work, invest and belong.
Enquiries: contact the Economic Development Team, telephone (02) 6036 0100.