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Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds

Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds is known for its horticulture. This abundant region provides Victoria with produce like almonds, wine, olives and avocados.

There is increasing local and international demand for products from the Mallee region. This means growth in manufacturing, transport and construction.

Retail, wholesale, health care and hospitality are also expanding in the region.

The region also has a thriving tourism industry. Natural assets like the Murray River and national parks draw many visitors each year.

Technology is changing how food is produced. Upskilling can open doors to a range of roles.  

Between farming, business and tourism, Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds is full of opportunity. It has something for anyone considering their training and career options.  

Training and careers in Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds

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Quick facts about Mildura, Swan Hill and surrounds 

Population: 89,500^

Total new workers needed by 2026: 3,476*

Known for:

  • Horticulture, especially fruit production
  • National parks 
  • Murals and silo art 
  • Wineries and breweries 
  • Murray River paddle steamers and water recreation 
  • Swan Hill Pioneer Settlement. 

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Official region name: Mallee

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