Located in north east Victoria, the Rural City of Wangaratta is a major provincial centre with an outstanding climate, great work opportunities, fresh air, open spaces, beautiful scenery and offering all the services and facilities found in our metropolitan cities.
The regional economy is exceptionally diverse. Wangaratta (map) is home to major manufacturing facilities, transport and distribution activities and is the regional headquarters for several state government agencies. Milawa, in the King Valley, is a hub for industries such as viticulture, cheese making and tourism.
The buoyant regional economy provides employment opportunities across a wide range of industries. The top employment sectors are manufacturing, trades, retail, agriculture and the health and community services industry. Wangaratta's strategic location is a major draw card for industries keen to take advantage of the regions proximity to Melbourne, and major road and rail corridors...and employment opportunities abound.
For further information about Wangaratta’s diverse economy, please contact Council's Economic Development unit on (03) 5722 0775.