Census data reveals Wagga becoming more culturally diverse

Vincent Dwyer
By Vincent Dwyer
Updated July 6 2022 - 11:10am, first published 7:30am
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Wagga has strengthened its reputation as a welcoming area for refugees and migrants with new census data showing the LGA is becoming more culturally diverse than ever.


Vincent Dwyer

Vincent Dwyer


Vincent Dwyer is a Riverina-based journalist for The Area News in Griffith and The Irrigator in Leeton. Doesn't mind the odd Seinfeld episode. You can reach him at

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