About Albury

Did you know that Albury was once in the running to become Australia’s national capital?

It’s easy to understand why: Albury sits at the centre of the Sydney-Melbourne-Adelaide triangle, where 75% of all Australians live.

Also, the region has a distinctive natural beauty: the majestic Murray River winds its way through alpine terrain to the east and fertile river plains to the west.

Living in Albury today means that you enjoy not only this stunning natural setting but also all the amenities of a thriving, modern city.

A Vibrant City

The City of Albury, located in Wiradjuri country, has a bustling economy, world-class medical and health services, a vibrant cultural and artistic scene, sporting facilities to rival those of the capital cities and endless leisure and recreation options.

Albury has a cosmopolitan feel that reflects a unique multicultural heritage. Our Indigenous and pioneering populations have blended with post World War II migrant communities – German, Dutch, Italian, Greek, Philippine and Polish – and more recently arrived Vietnamese, Bhutanese, Laotian, Albanian and Bosnian communities.

As a result, Albury is full of variety and vitality. And, as you can see from the vision set out in our Community Strategic Plan - Albury 2030, the future looks even more exciting.