Life in Albury
Life in Albury
Welcome to Albury. We know you are going to love living in Albury and have a great time if you are passing through.
Is Albury a good place to live?
Yes, Albury is a great place to live or visit. Below our guide to Albury will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.
Visas required to live in Albury
If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Albury, you are going to need a visa to do so. Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Albury. Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.
If you are moving to Albury and want to find a job in Albury we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Albury for new arrivals. Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.
Map of Albury
Weather in Albury
Albury is a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia. It is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Albury is the seat of local government for the council area which also bears the city’s name – the City of Albury. It is on the Victoria-New South Wales border.
Albury has an urban population of 49,172 and 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 93,603 at June 2018. It is 554 kilometres (344 mi) from the state capital Sydney and 326 kilometres (203 mi) from the Victorian capital Melbourne.
Said to be named after a village in England, Albury developed as a major transport link between New South Wales and Victoria and was proclaimed a city in 1946.
Hotels and Accommodation in Albury
There are all types of accommodation available in Albury. The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save Bookdirectandsave.com
This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.
Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.
Albury is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.
Accountants in Albury
Banks in Albury
Cafes in Albury
Carpet Cleaners in Albury
Dentists in Albury
Doctors and Medical clinics in Albury
You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.
Contact one of the Albury Electricians below
Hospitals in Albury
Mechanics in Albury
Newspapers in Albury
Pest Control in Albury
Plumbers in Albury
Real Estate Agents in Albury
Restaurants in Albury
Schools in Albury
Solicitors in Albury
Supermarkets in Albury
Vets in Albury
For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.
To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker. Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.