Inland southern NSW - Murrumbidgee area

Teach and make a difference in Murrumbidgee

Take the next step forward in your career as an educator when you work at a NSW public school in the Murrumbidgee area. With diverse and interesting career pathways available and the chance to experience a variety of roles, teaching at a local school in this area not only offers the chance to share your professional expertise but also gives you a rich learning experience.

Located in the Riverina region of New South Wales, the area is home to towns built from the ground up and communities that thrive on innovation and hard work. Today, that spirit lives on in the area, which takes its name from the famous river that borders it.

Living and working in the Murrumbidgee area means you’re close to nature – enjoy fishing, swimming or canoeing along the river, go bush walking or seek out the abundant bird and animal life. Reconnect with family and friends in one of the area’s beautiful national parks.

Working at a local school you’ll not only enhance your career but could also be eligible for a rental subsidy of 50 per cent or a rural teacher incentive with a value of $20,000 per annum and more.

Why not head to the Murrumbidgee area – where the living is easy and the career opportunities are many.

Towns include:

It’s a quiet and friendly area to live in and very affordable, which really helps us as a family. We also love the outdoor life so this is the perfect place.
- Simon

What is it like to live and work in the Murrumbidgee area?

Schools in the area offering benefits and incentives include:

  • Check the availability of the NBN at your address here
  • 4G Wi Fi Plus

The Murrumbidgee area embraces townships with first-class restaurants and cafes. Supermarkets, grocery stores and specialty shops are available while nearby Griffith offers a range of excellent shopping facilities.

Benefits and incentives

Learn more about the specific financial benefits available across a range of rural and remote NSW destinations.

Be inspired

Hear from teachers who have chosen careers in rural and remote destinations.


Get answers to your questions about teaching in rural and remote schools.

Contact us

For more information regarding rural and remote benefits and incentives please contact EdConnect.

  • Existing employees of the department, phone 1300 32 32 32 (select option 3) or log an online enquiry.
  • New applicants to the department, phone 1300 30 04 98.


  • Human resources

Business Unit:

  • School Workforce
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