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
Neville Place Griffith
TAFE NSW Griffith provides high quality vocational education and training opportunities to the Riverina area, preparing students for a wide range of future employment options. They provide programs to meet the training and education needs of local industries, offering the opportunity to connect students between education and their future workplace.
They’re passionate about building skills, creating success and encouraging students to achieve a better future. They believe in helping students and businesses to unlock their potential and achieve long term successful outcomes, as a result of education. TAFE NSW has also established Griffith as the Agribusiness Skillspoint Headquarters. The team of specialist at TAFE NSW Griffith collaborate to create the new course content and are the single point of contact for industry and agribusiness in TAFE for the whole of NSW. This makes Griffith campus an ideal location to study for anyone interested in developing a career that is highly employable locally.
Please contact TAFE Services Coordinator Madison Coelli for further information:
p 02 6962 0488
Country Universities Centre – Western Riverina
Olympic Street Griffith
The Country Universities Centre of Western Riverina was established in July 2019 and supported by the NSW government with the aim of making tertiary education more accessible for regional and remote communities in New South Wales.
The Country Universities Centre is based on a model which delivers supported learning to students, providing them with free access to campus-level technology, facilities, tutors and a network of fellow students. The centre works with communities to bring higher education degrees closer.
Please contact Western Riverina Centre Manager Erin Callaghan for further information
p 0436 461 003
Western Riverina Community College
23 Hickey Crescent Griffith
WRCC offers a range of accredited, vocational courses aimed at helping people increase their workplace skills and broaden their opportunities for employment in their chosen career.
p (02) 6964-5334
Griffith offers a friendly, welcoming and affordable place for families to reside. The median house price is $475,000 compared to $1.2M in NSW. The average rent for a house/unit is only $400, $200 lower than the media house rental in Sydney.
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 including a new multi-milion dollar sports precinct. 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.