Griffith is one of Australia’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan centres. With a population of 26000, Griffith exudes a rich blend of cultures and traditions. Today, more than seventy nationalities add to their cultural tapestry including Italian, Indian, Afghani and Pacific Communities.
Their adventurous and industrious people have developed the huge agricultural sector of vineyards, orchards, cereal crops, pasture and rice over the past 100 years and then added value through manufacturing, retail and innovative technology. Griffith is the agricultural powerhouse of the Riverina and services a population of 52000. The Riverina is one of the most diverse and productive regions in Australia, contributing over AUD5 billion annually to the national economy.
One of Griffith’s most endearing features is Banna Avenue, an attractive tree-lined main street, stretching several blocks. With an enviable strip of enticing boutiques, gift shops, galleries and Italian cafés, it’s a wonderful place to spend many hours. Window shop with a gelato or relax at an outdoor café table with a glass of local pinot grigio and watch the passersby. Life in Griffith revolves around food, wine, sport and family.
The annual festivals are a wonderful time to visit, as they showcase local food and world-class wines, friendly people and colourful cultures.
Griffith offers a tremendous range of sport and has many lovely parks and recreational grounds to walk, run or fly a kite. Road cycling, soccer, rugby, tennis, golf, 24-hour gyms, an indoor pool complex and yoga are just some of the popular recreational pursuits of the locals.
Griffith is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Griffith in New South Wales, it is located approximately 478kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 51.896 square kilometres. Griffith has a recorded population of 18196 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Griffith we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Griffith and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.