×

Visitor and Services Information in Greater Hume

Greater Hume Shire is 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.

Visitor Information

Visitors are invited to contact either our Accredited Level 2 Visitor Information Centre in Holbrook or one of our Visitor Information Points located throughout the Shire (Scroll down for map and list for details). Visitor's can access tourist information such as maps, brochures, information on specific events as well as local information.

 

Greater Hume Shire's Accredited Visitor Information Centre

Located                           Submarine Precinct, Wallace Street, HOLBROOK  NSW 2644

Phone                             +61 (02) 6036 2422

Email                               [email protected]

Postal Address                PO Box 99, HOLBROOK

Hours of Operation          10am - 4.30pm

 

Visitor Information Points

Please visit one of our Visitor Information Points at:

Burrumbuttock General Store 

Urana Road, Burrumbuttock   

(02) 6029 3240   

[email protected]

Red Cross Craft Shop, Culcairn

30 Balfour Street Culcairn

(02) 6029 7113

[email protected]

Doodle Cooma Craft Shop

Railway Station, Henty

(02) 6929 3712

Gerogery Supply Store

1 Main Street, Gerogery

(02) 6026 0540

[email protected]

Jindera Pioneer Museum

Urana Road, Jindera                

(02) 6026 3622   

[email protected]

Walbundrie Co-Op

Billabong Street, Walbundrie

(02) 6029 9003

[email protected]

Walla Store

73 Commercial Street, Walla Walla

(02) 6029 2231

[email protected]

 Woolpack Inn Museum

83 Albury Street, Holbrook

(02) 6036 2131

[email protected]

Woomargama Post Office

Woomargama Way, Woomargama

(02) 60205262

[email protected]

 

Services and Facilities

Climate

Greater Hume Shire experiences a Mediterranean climate which means the changes of season are quite vivid.

The region has a warm and temperate, four-season climate with cool to mild winters averaging about 14 degrees celsius and very warm to hot summers averaging about 30 degrees celsius. There is some climatic variation throughout the shire with the rolling plains to the west being hotter and drier, while the easterly section is slightly cooler and usually wetter.

Culture and Population

Greater Hume Shire is predominantly a rural community; the majority of the population has a European heritage, essentially British/Scottish and German. The predominant language of the shire is English with Christianity the largest religion.  Residents of the shire enjoy an outdoor lifestyle of sport including football, tennis, cricket, croquet, bowls, golf, horse riding, swimming and recreation from bushwalking to leisurely drives through the countryside. BBQ’s and family orientated events are important. In many of our towns and villages you can catch performances by local musicians and see hand-made art and craft.

 

Greater Hume Shire has a population of 10,378 people. (source: ABS 30 March 2016)

The latest Towns and Villages statistics are sourced from ABS 31 March 2011.

Towns and Villages

Population

Brocklesby

150

Burrumbuttock

170

Culcairn

1,121

Gerogery

80

Gerogery West

120

Henty

1,078

Holbrook

1,335

Jindera

1,048

Morven

50

Walbundrie

50

Walla Walla

583

Woomargama

150