Wagga Wagga: where you’ll work to live
Imagine a city where you could enjoy a challenging and stimulating career, afford a beautiful house, live close to quality schools, experience a wealth of cultural and sporting entertainment – and have a daily commute of 10 minutes.

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Welcome to Wagga Wagga.

Our city is growing. Our population is forecast to increase by over 21 per cent by 2036.

Our prime location between Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, combined with an increase in registered businesses and affordable prime industrial land, is attracting an increasing number of major government and industry projects.

We need qualified professionals to help us prepare for our fast-tracked growth.

We need you.

Why Our Employees Enjoy Working for Wagga Wagga City Council

There aren’t many employers who offer the diversity of career options and the opportunity for career creation like we do.

Every role matters at Wagga Wagga City Council and together our people are doing extraordinary work every day to serve the community.

Our employees make a difference and help shape where the City will be in the future. This provides our employees with a sense of pride, fulfilment and purpose.

What are you waiting for? Be the Good News Story, and join our team today.

Listen to what our employees have to say about working at Wagga Wagga City Council:

How do you want to live?

There’s another way.

Give yourself permission to forge your own path, free from the constant pressure of the crowd.

Embrace the beauty, space and time waiting for you here in Wagga Wagga.

Which role would suit you?

Major Projects

More than just a regional capital, Wagga Wagga is a hub for industry, healthcare, education and recreation, with more than $54M in major capital works projects underway or commencing in the 2020/21 financial year.

Active Travel Plan

As part of our Active Travel Plan, we’re constructing a 56km network of dedicated cycle paths which will criss-cross the city and provide residents with a safe, alternative transport option for commuting.

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Wagga Wagga Multisport Cycling Complex

We’re constructing a new $9.2M multisport cycling complex, which will provide the infrastructure to host regional, state, national and international events.

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Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics (RiFL) Hub

We’re building the biggest and busiest inland port in Australia. The RiFL Hub is a core feature of the draft Special Activation Precinct (SAP) master plan. We’ll be developing RiFL in three stages, totalling in excess of $78.6M.

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Riverside Redevelopment

Our $9.93M Riverside Redevelopment – Stage 2 project is rejuvenating our Murrumbidgee River and beach precinct, developing the area into a focal point and destination for residents and visitors.

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Special Activation Precinct

We’ve been chosen as one of the NSW Government’s Special Activation Precincts (SAP), which will transform our city into a world-class business hub connected to global markets.

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See all our projects

These are just some of the more than $54M in major capital works underway or commencing in 2020/21 alone. Check out some of our other projects.

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City Prospectus

Check out our City Prospectus to find out why there’s so much happening in the regional capital of southern NSW.

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