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Oasis in the sun

Welcome to Mildura Rural City, where the winters are mild and the summers are sunny—the warmest climate in Victoria.

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This is a rapidly growing municipality that includes Mildura itself and the communities of Red Cliffs, Merbein, Irymple, Ouyen and Murrayville. Known for its significant natural assets, the region has a rich indigenous cultural history.

Grazing and farming began here in the 1800s, before Mildura became Australia’s first irrigation settlement and consequently a key service and economic hub of inland Australia.

Today Mildura Rural City offers a sunny and active lifestyle, with a vibrant cultural scene, great schools and diverse employment choices. Come and experience Victoria’s top end for yourself.

If you'd like to find out more, get in touch with the Mildura Rural City Council.
(03) 5018 8100
Email (external link)
mildura.vic.gov.au (external link)

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Our dynamic and diverse economic environment offers employment opportunities across a broad industry platform. You will find a selection of employment opportunities available in our region listed on major national jobs websites. But some employers do not use these sites when recruiting. Instead they advertise positions in local newspapers, on their own websites or through one of the various local employment and recruitment agencies
Before deciding where to buy, check out the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s quarterly reports on the state of residential markets in capital cities and major regional centres across Australia at reia.asn.au
Our region offers a range of different playgroup and an extensive range of high-quality Council, community and privately-operated childcare and after-school services. 20 different primary schools: government, independent and Catholic schools, and home to a specialist school for children with intellectual disabilities and learning difficulties. 13 secondary schools, including five in Mildura, three in Irymple, and one in Merbein, Red Cliffs, Ouyen, Murrayville and Werrimull. Further education with adult community education services, registered training organisations and tertiary institutions. SuniTAFE offers 400 courses, across 33 industries and has links with LaTrobe, Deakin and Flinders Universities.
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