While Albury-Wodonga is often referred to as one place, they are in fact two separate cities, divided by the Murray River on the NSW-Victorian border. Located only 7km apart, the cities have a close relationship. Albury, on the NSW side, is 567kms southwest of Sydney and has a population of nearly 45,000.

Wodonga, on the Victorian side, has a smaller population of approximately 35,000 and is located approximately 300kms north of Melbourne. Despite having their own city councils, Albury and Wodonga share many social and educational services, infrastructure and business opportunities.

Suburbs of Albury-Wodonga

Albury and Thurgoona in NSW and Bandiana, Baranduda and Wodonga in Victoria are all suitable locations for housing.

Real estate websites for Albury and Wodonga


Public education in Albury and Wodonga is zoned (visit the NSW Public School website for more information on schools in Albury, or the Victorian schools website for information on schools in Wodonga).

There are also a number of private schools. To locate private schools in your area view the Private Schools Guide.

Child care

There are a number of child care facilities in Albury-Wodonga. The resources below may help you locate the right child care service for your family.

Welcome hamper

NECANA Association Inc Pac-a–Picnic Program is designed to Welcome you and your family to the Albury/Wodonga Military Area.

NECANA will provide you with a welcome hamper full of goodies when you move into your property. To find out more about getting a Hamper call 0400 711 752 between 9:00- 7:00pm Monday to Friday. 

Bases nearby

  • Wodonga CBD to Latchford Barracks - 12km
  • Wodonga CBD to Gaza Ridge Barracks - 4km
  • Wodonga CBD to Wadsworth Barracks - 5km
  • Albury CBD to Latchford Barracks - 18km
  • Albury CBD to Gaza Ridge Barracks - 9km
  • Thurgoona to Latchford Barracks - 17km
  • Thurgoona to Gaza Ridge Barracks - 17km
  • Baranduda to Latchford Barracks 14km
  • Baranduda to Gaza Ridge Barracks - 8km

Public transport

  • The public bus system in Wodonga is operated by Dysons Bus Lines
  • Martins Albury is offer bus services throughout Albury and Wodonga
  • The V/Line train service links Wodonga with Melbourne


The Albury-Wodonga region offers many sporting and recreational activities. Popular activities include rugby league, AFL, soccer, tennis, cycling, netball and hockey.


  • Wodonga Regional Health Services (public)
  • Albury Base Hospital (public)
  • Albury-Wodonga Private Hospital (private)
  • Murray Valley Private Hospital (private)