Greater Hume Shire is ideally situated in southern New South Wales between the major regional centres of Albury Wodonga and Wagga Wagga. The Shire has several major towns: Culcairn, Henty, Holbrook, Jindera, and Walla Walla, with smaller villages of Brocklesby, Burrumbuttock, Gerogery, Gerogery West, Morven, Walbundrie, and Woomargama.
Major transport routes include the main Southern Railway (Sydney- Melbourne) and the Hume, Olympic and Riverina Highways. The shire borders the Murray River to the east and west of Albury.
We encourage you to visit our destinations and expericence their unique attractions, scenery and hospitality.
'The Oasis of the Riverina', Culcairn today is a busy agricultural centre which is enhanced by its heritage buildings and railway museum.
Originally named after the first property established in the area ‘Dudal Comer’ in 1866, after the construction of the railway line it was renamed ‘Henty’ in 1888 to commemorate the name of one of the district’s original settler families.
Holbrook is well known as the Submarine Town and has a long affiliation with the Submarine Service in Australia.
Jindera has a proud pioneer history, and this identity is preserved in the award winning Jindera Pioneer Museum.
Originally this tract of the Upper Murray on the NSW side consisted of the following runs – Bowna, Cumberoona, Wagra, Dora Dora and Talmalmo.
Brocklesby’s main claim to fame occurred on Sunday morning 29 September 1940, when two Avro Anson training planes were involved in a mid-air collision over Brocklesby.
Burrumbuttock is home to the award winning Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre.
Gerogery is a vibrant village at the base of Table Top Mountain.
Morven sits beside Billabong Creek. The creek provides a vegetated wildlife corridor and pleasant outlook from the historic Round Hill Hotel, dating back to the 1850’s as a Cobb & Co Station.
Known as the ‘crossroads’ of the Riverina, Walbundrie was a thriving gold rush town of several thousand people. Formerly called ‘Piney Range’, because of extensive stands of Cyprus Pines in the district, the village is now a rural service centre.
Woomargama is a picturesque village nestled at the foothills of Woomargama National Park with access to the Upper Murray region.
Australia’s longest and most iconic river, a state border, lifeblood to millions and a great place for a holiday.