Wangaratta is home to major manufacturing facilities, transport and distribution activities and is the regional headquarters for several state government agencies. Milawa, in the King Valley, is a hub for industries such as viticulture, cheese making and tourism.
The regional economy is exceptionally diverse. This provides employment opportunities accross a wide range of industries. The top employment sectors are manufacturing, trades, retail, agriculture and the health and community services industry.
Wangaratta's strategic location is a major draw card for industries keen to take advantage of the regions proximity to Melbourne and major road and rail corridors. Employment opportunities abound.
For answers to some of the frequently asked questions relating to business in Wangaratta please see our FAQ page http://www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au/business/development/economicdevelopmentfaqs.asp