Mallee

  • State
    VIC
  • Region Size
    31864.62 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    88,960
  • Largest Regional City
    Mildura
  • No. of Jobs
    74,815
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $278
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $250
  • Region is known for
    Vast landscapes and strong communities
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Mallee

Widely regarded as the agricultural heart of Victoria, the Mallee region is a hidden gem of Victoria. Defined by the mighty Murray River to the north, here, you’ll find vast landscapes, clear blue skies, and close-knit communities that make this area special. There are a range of job opportunities in industries including retail, manufacturing, viticulture, and renewable energy. From a fulfilling career, close-knit communities and natural beauty, the Mallee region offers endless possibilities to live a life with more.

People

People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Mallee by understanding the people who live there.

  • 88,960
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 41
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 54,396
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 3,854
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 11,937
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Mallee Adelaide Hills Population Statistics
Industry

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Mallee form an important part of the community.

  • 9,411
    Total number of businesses
Employment

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  • 74,815
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 686
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 9,411
    Total number of businesses
Household

Discover the household make-up of those already living in Mallee to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 36,376
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.4
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 847
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,205
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 250
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

Have confidence that Mallee has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 6
    Number of Hospitals
  • 5
    Number of Airports
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History and things to do

Mallee has a rich indigenous cultural history and is known for its natural assets. The region started with grazing and farming in the 1800s, and later became Australia’s first irrigation settlement. Mildura, a town in the northern area of Mallee now serves as a vital service and economic hub for inland Australia. Along with soaking up Mallee’s history, there are so many activities to enjoy in the region. From Hermans Hill lookout boasting a 166m elevation, looking out over Big Desert, Wyperfeld, Lake Hindmarsh and surrounding farmland, to exploring the ‘World’s Largest Outdoor Art Gallery’, and The Wimmera Mallee Art Silo Trail – your weekends will be spent making life-long memories.

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Opportunities

Employment opportunities in Mallee are wide-ranging. With traditional roles in retail, manufacturing, viticulture, horticulture, agriculture, and tourism complemented by an increasing demand for skilled workers in mining, trades, renewable energy, aquaculture, hospitality, and health services. No matter your experience, background, or skill set you’ll find plenty of opportunities to develop your career in Mallee.

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Sprawling landscapes

Known for its location along the Murray River, fresh local produce, sprawling landscapes, wildlife, and Aboriginal heritage, Swan Hill, a town in Mallee is the perfect place to enjoy water activities and explore the region’s natural beauty. Swan Hill offers a range of living options, from riverfront properties to rural areas, and provides essential services, educational facilities, healthcare access and, like the rest of Mallee, rewarding career opportunities.

Towns of Mallee

From Mildura’s thriving economy and natural assets to Swan Hill’s picturesque Murray River location and agricultural heritage, you’ll discover a unique lifestyle in Mallee.

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