Address & Contact
436 Guinea St
Albury NSW 2640
Albury is a major regional city located on the Hume Highway on the northern side of the Murray River
. Albury has an urban population
of 45,627 people. It is separated from its twin city in Victoria
, Wodonga by the Murray River
. Together, the two cities form an urban area with a population
of more than 80,000.
Albury developed as a major transport link between the colonies of New South Wales
and was proclaimed a city in 1946.
The region surrounding Albury provides a variety of tourist attractions, including the wine region around Rutherglen, the historic goldfield towns of Beechworth and Yackandandah, boating and fishing on the many rivers and lakes, including Lake Hume, the forests and mountains of the Great Dividing Range and slightly further afield are the snowfields Falls Creek and Mount Hotham.
Within the city of Albury itself, Monument Hill
, at the western end of the CBD is the location of the city's distinctive First World War Memorial and provides a good view of the city. Wonga Wetlands, 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) west of the city and adjacent to the River Murray is a key feature of Albury's use of treated wastewater and consists of a series of lagoons and billabongs. Wonga Wetlands features more than 150 species of birdlife and the Aquatic Environment Education Centre.