Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray and Campaspe rivers. The town is supported by its thriving tourism industry. Paddle steamers depart from the historic Port of Echuca Warf, which has maintained its old-world feel whist incorporating the modern Port of Echuca Discovery Centre. Echuca boasts a number of gourmet eateries and wineries. Echuca annually hosts the worlds' largest water ski race the "Club Marine Southern 80". Echuca has several primary schools, a government secondary college, a Catholic secondary college and specialist school provides education for students aged 5-18.
Echuca Regional Health is a public hospital located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, sub-acute, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health also encompasses a residential aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residents.