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In terms of investment potential, Wagga Wagga offers a number of key advantages.

  • The city is located within a five-hour drive of 75% of the Australian population.
  • Supported by a leading university and technical education institution.
  • Located on the main southern railway line linking Sydney - Wagga Wagga - Melbourne.
  • Industrial and residential real estate prices relatively low compared to major metropolitan centres such as Melbourne and Sydney. 
  • Home to the 2010 Regional Airport of the Year, over 140 flights in and out of the City each week.


The City offers great opportunities for businesses searching for industrial land with excellent connections to the major highways and rail network.

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Make the tree change or invest with confidence - Wagga Wagga offers great opportunities in the residential market.

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Wagga Wagga supports a diverse economy with a variety of sectors making up the backbone of the economy.

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With well over 2 million visitors annually to the Riverina, many people are choosing to visit Wagga Wagga.

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Wagga Wagga is excellently connected with Australia and the world, with the option of road, rail or air transport to move your business forward.

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To help understand the City of Wagga Wagga and its economic credentials, the Commercial and Economic Development team develop an Economic Snapshot.

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Wagga Wagga is the first point of construction in the Riverina for the National Broadband Network (NBN).

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Wagga Wagga City Council is taking the initiative and is one of the first Local Governments to have their Economic Profile translated to Chinese.

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Beyond Bank Regional Pitchfest

What is Pitchfest? It's the opportunity to pitch your business or idea to a live audience and expert panel. As a finalist you will receive training in how to pitch and about investment/capital/equity funding.  

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Annual Grants Program 2016-2017

Each year, Council invites community organisations, groups and in some categories, individuals, in the Wagga Wagga Local Government Area to make an application for funding as part of Council's Annual Grants Program.

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Funding boost for defence

Wagga is set for a major investment boost following the federal governments defence white paper was published last week.

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Regional Events Conference 2016

The NSW Regional Events Conference is a regional events conference for regional events people.

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The Wagga Wagga Land Monitor Report

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) Wagga Branch have developed the Wagga Wagga Land Monitor Report

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Affordable Growth

Wagga Wagga has recently been ranked the 14th most affordable city in Australia according to the Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey.

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2016 Thomas Bros Golden Crow Awards

Wagga City Council proudly Sponsors Best New Business Award.

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Request for Proposal

Wagga Wagga City Council is seeking a proposal from parties prepared to design, produce and co-ordinate the production of the Official Visitor Guide.  

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Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade for Airport

Wagga Wagga City Council has welcomed a $4 million State Government funding announcement to upgrade the taxiway at the Wagga Wagga Regional Airport.

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Business Confidence Survey Results

Murray & Riverina based businesses in NSW are optimistic about the performance of the state's economy

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Docker Street Consulting Suites

Wagga's health services precinct is about to get a new and impressive landmark.

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Future Investment in Regional Australia

Regional capitals such as Wagga Wagga provide a central point of access to essential infrastructure and services including health, business, employment and education. As the national economy develops, some regional cities and town

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