North East Victoria
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North East Victoria
North East Victoria : October 2008
Here you can live at the perfect pace... in a vibrant, safe and caring community One of Victoria’s most geographically diverse and scenic regions, the Rural City of Wangaratta offers a blend of city life and welcoming villages, native bushland, pastoral landscapes and snow capped peaks. There are 28,000 residents living in the municipality, 18,000 of whom W live in urban Wangaratta. The rich agricultural land surrounding the city yields gourmet produce and world-class wines, making it a paradise for food and wine lovers. ARATT www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au Spring/Summer 2008 ARATTA Doug Sharp Chief Executive Offi cer The nearby alpine ranges are a playground for skiers in winter, while in summer fi shing, bushwalking and cycling are popular pursuits. The regional economy is exceptionally diverse. Wangaratta is home to major manufacturing, transport and distribution activities and is the regional headquarters for several state government agencies. Milawa, located between the valleys of the Ovens and King Rivers, is a hub for industries such as viticul- ture, cheese making and tourism. Opportunities abound within niche markets, based around these industries, throughout the valleys. The incredibly successful Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues is an annual highlight. As expected, Wangaratta has signifi cant shopping, educational, health and recreational facilities. Here you can live life at the perfect pace, balancing family and career aspirations in a vibrant, safe, progressive and caring community. Read on and learn how others have made the switch to living,working and investing in Wangaratta. Be Inspired! No wonder Wangaratta is widely recognised as offering the ‘Ultimate in Liveability’. angaratta is located in the heart of North East Victoria, a bustling provincial centre in a region of breathtaking beauty.