Useful links

We've scoured the internet looking for the best resources to help support your transition into Wodonga. Below you'll find everything from local news and events, sporting and recreation facilities, public transport options and a wide range of community groups. If you think something is missing please email communications [at] dha.gov.au or dco.communication [at] defence.gov.au with your suggestions.

Welcome to Albury Wodonga

ADF members and families are invited to join DCO Bandiana for an evening of family fun at our welcome event. There will be displays and information by local community organisations, sporting groups and clubs providing information about support, assistance and activities available in the area. We’ll also have free food and children’s entertainment. Be sure to register by 20 February 2019.

When registering, please check that your email is accurate in case we need to contact you.

NOTE: This event is only for ADF members and their families.

Register now

Community pages

News and events

  • DHA events

  • DCO events

  • City of Wodonga & Facebook page

  • AlburyWodongaAustralia & Facebook page.

  • What’s on in Albury

  • Visit NSW - Albury Wodonga

  • The Border Mail & Facebook page

  • Albury Wodonga News Weekly & Facebook page

  • The Bandiana Army Museum, located on the Murray Valley Hwy at the Gaza Ridge Barracks, is one of the largest and most diversified army museums in Australia. The museum enjoys a close working relationship with the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. The collection covers the Australian Army's involvement from 1863 through to the present day. The Museum is open Tues, Thurs and Sat from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Admission is free for ADF members on production of their ID card. More info: Visit  the Wodonga council website, bandiana.museum [at] defence.gov.au (email) or phone (02) 6055 2525.

  • The Bandiana Area Cinema, managed by the Albury Wodonga Military Area Regimental Trust Fund, operates every Friday and Saturday night screening recent release movies from 7pm. A Saturday matinee is also run once a month from 1pm. Partners can enjoy a morning tea and movie on the last Friday of each month (excluding school holidays) from 9:40am. The cinema also holds screenings during the Victorian school holidays Wed-Sun at 1pm. ADF members and their families can access the cinema by presenting their Military ID or partner pass. The cinema does not operate EFTPOS facilities and the screening schedule is published monthly in the NECANA magazine.

 

 

Public transport

Sport and recreation

Utility providers

DHA has engaged with utility providers to deliver ongoing savings and benefits to Defence members and their families. To view the current offers and savings in your area, visit your Online Services dashboard.

To save money on your bill check out the Energy-Saving Guide for Victoria.