Suburb Profiles

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Numurkah is situated on the Broken Creek in the Goulburn Valley, in a rural irrigation district that focuses mainly on dairying, fruit productions, mixed farming and grazing. The temperate climate of the 'Sun Country on the Murray' area is what attracts many tourists every year. Notable attractions are the annual art show hosted in March, go-kart championships in September, Food & Music Festival in October and a car show in December along with regular Markets along the banks of the Broken creek.

Numurkah has a number of schooling facilities including a preschool, Primary School, Secondary College and a Catholic School. Nearby suburbs such as Shepparton, Nathalia and Cobram offer more choice for residents with extensive public and private education. Numurkah has extensive sports facilities with football and cricket grounds, netball, tennis and squash courts, skate park, as well as an aquatic centre with gym, heated indoor pool and a large outdoor pool.  There is also an 18 hole golf course, parks and reserves in the suburb's vicinity. There is a reasonable commercial area in the main streets with 3 hotels, cafes and takeaway, specialty stores, banks, supermarkets and rural based industries. Numurkah also has 2 doctors clinics and very good health and aged care services.

As a rough guide approximately, one third of residents live and work in Numurkah, one third of residents commute to various neighbouring towns for employment and one third of residents find employment in the agricultural sector surrounding Numurkah which includes numerous boutique farming enterprises including cheese, buffalo meat and almonds.

Numurkah thrives on being a very friendly community that is ideally located for easy travelling to towns such as Shepparton, Cobram, Yarrawonga, Nathalia and Echuca and its proximity to the Murray River. Numurkah as a town continues to grow steadily and is seen as a safe and secure place to raise a family, retire in or invest.