Living in Griffith
1. Employment Opportunities
There are incredibly diverse career opportunities in the health sector, finance, retail, professional, teaching, community services, agricultural and manufacturing.
2. Health and Medical
As a regional centre, residents have access to specialist medical, dental and hospital facilities; Griffith Base Hospital and St Vincent's Private Community Hospital.
Griffith has 10 Government and 3 Catholic primary schools and 2 secondary schools - Murrumbidgee Regional High School (2 campuses) and Marion Catholic College. Early childhood centre’s feature prominently with a large option of playgroups, pre-schools, long term day care centres, family day care and after school centres.
TAFE NSW Griffith offers a variety of study options including integrated University pathways in partnership with both Charles Sturt and Deakin University with Griffith City Council. Western Riverina Country Universities Centre gives university students a modern, well equipped, free study hub in Griffith. The Centre Manager can assist students with course information, enrolment and any other study enquiries at the new centre. The Griffith study hub includes 7am-midnight swipe access for students, free wifi, dual computer screens, video conferencing rooms, kitchen facilities and an outdoor study area.
Griffith offers a friendly, welcoming and affordable place for families to reside. The median house price is $340,853, compared to $1.1M in Sydney! The average rent for a house/unit is only $350 - $115 lower than the media house rental for NSW.
5. Food & Wine
The region produces some of the best food and wine, with an array of multicultural cuisine and more than 15 wineries which boast some of Australias most prominent brands.
Walk down Banna Avenue and enjoy boutique shopping as well as coffee, sweet treats and gelato on display at Griffith’s many cafes
7. Heritage and Multiculture
Located on the traditional land of the Wiradjuri people, Griffith and its villages have a rich blend of cultures and traditions with more than 70 nationalities adding to our cultural tapestry.
Griffith is big on sports! From soccer, touch football, netball, cycling, basketball, AFL, cricket, golf, tennis, rugby, archery, swimming….you name it!
9. Festivals and Attractions
Griffith plays host to the following fantastic popular events: Griffith Spring Fest, Citrus Sculptures, Griffith Easter Party, Griffith Vintage Festival, A Taste of Italy.
10. Regional City
Griffith is the regional capital for the Western Riverina and is easily accessible via road with two major highways, rail and air.
To find out more about relocating to Griffith please head to www.visitgriffith.com.au, Griffith Now Hiring.