Transgrid Discovery Hub

About the Discovery Hub

The Transgrid Discovery Hub is a first of its kind for Transgrid, offering a consistent and accessible point of connection with the Wagga community, landowners, and businesses in the surrounding areas. This innovative shopfront provides visitors with an inviting, space to engage with Transgrid and access information about our energy vision, major projects, operations, and community-based activities, all tailored to highlight the crucial role Wagga Wagga plays in the energy transition, and the opportunities this presents for the community.

This Hub provides the community with  is a one-stop-shop for an integrated view of Transgrid’s activities within the region, ensuring a seamless experience for all enquiries through our ‘no wrong door’ approach. 

We are proud to announce that the design and development of the building were undertaken by local Wagga business using 100% locally sourced materials and services.

Beyond its role as a shopfront. the Hub serves as a community space for engaging with major projects and Transgrid’s energy vision.  

The Hub also features:

  • A Discovery space, designed for community members and schools to explore the key concepts surrounding energy, engineering, and environment. Weare  currently collaborating with education professionals to design a program that supports in class learning for secondary students.
  • A community share space, providing partners with a space to communicate with visitors, facilitate workshops, and hold community meetings.  To reserve a space in the Hub for your event, please contact

Transgrid Discovery Hub opened on 16 April 2024

Transgrid has built a community engagement and discovery centre for residents, students, landowners and businesses in the Riverina. Visitors will be able to engage with Transgrid and access information about our energy vision, major projects, employment and training opportunities, operations, and community-based activities across the region.

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What is a Discovery Pod?

A Discovery Pod serves as a communications tool designed to tell stories or present information in a fun, educational, and interactive way.

Utilising a variety of mediums such as interactive audio-visual technology, displayed equipment, games, hallenges, animations, videos, or a presentations.

Discovery Pods aim to captivate audiences and facilitate learning experiences.

Discovery Pod School's Challenge

The Challenge explored concepts around the key themes of energy, engineering, and environment through the design and presentation of a ‘discovery pod’ concept, with the wining submission brought to life and on display at the Discovery Hub.

Discovery Pod School's Challenge winner announced

Wagga’s Mater Dei College has won our Discovery Pod Challenge with an entry from Year 9 students Will Wendt, Bailey Helyar and Ronejan Kassem titled “Energy – The Game”, a gamification concept designed to help children understand the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy through a series of mini-games and challenges. The college won eight Lego robotics kits to the value of $5,000. The students on the winning team also each received a 10,000MAH power bank (compatible with laptops and phones) and a $50 Visa gift card.

Students responsible for the winning entry collaborated with a local game develop, resulting in the game being available for visitors to experience at the Hub.
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Discovery Pod Challenge winner photo


Transgrid Discovery Hub enquiries

27 Kincaid Street, Wagga Wagga

  • Community open hours 10am - 3pm Monday to Friday
  • Open for appointments 9am - 5pm
  • Closed weekends and public holidays 

(02) 6922 0203 or