Working for Benalla Rural City Council

Image of Ceramic Mural overlooking Lake and Benalla Art Gallery Benalla Rural City is just over two hours (200km) north of Melbourne on the Hume Highway. It is the gateway to North East Victoria’s High Country.

The region’s natural assets, leisure and lifestyle options make it one of Victoria’s most liveable regions for families, businesses and retirees.

With a population of more than 14,000, Benalla Rural City benefits from increasing popularity, with many ‘tree-changers’ choosing the Rural City for its lifestyle with easy access to excellent amenities and services.

Benalla Rural City has top-quality schools and colleges, hospital and community health services and a wide range of shopping facilities. The Rural City boasts an impressive library overlooking the lake, a nationally recognised art gallery, a performing arts centre with cinema and theatre and the town is an internationally acclaimed street art centre.

Benalla Rural City is an active community with sporting and community groups to suit every interest. The region boasts spectacular walking and cycling tracks with many natural attractions and outdoor recreation activities.