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Country Change 2017 Survey Results

Your Top Motivations and Concerns Revealed! In the lead up to last year’s Country Change Expo we sent out a survey to get a better understanding of the needs of potential country changers. This data has helped us provide people with the right kind of information they need to decide whether it’s time to make the move. So if you participated in last year’s survey - thank you! The results of...

Looking for a job in the Riverina?

We understand that finding a job is one of the most important factors in relocating to a new region. It is because we understand this that we have launched Jobs Riverina. Jobs Riverina (www.jobsriverina.com.au) is a one-stop-portal allowing job seekers to easily find work opportunities and apply online for jobs in the Riverina Region. The Riverina is a great place to live, work and play. Jobs...

What is the real cost of your home?

It’s no secret that the cost of living in metro areas is at least double the cost of living in regional Australia - sometimes more. But it’s not until after people make their country change that they realise city life was costing them far more than just money. Do you need to work long hours to barely afford your modest home? Is work taking...

A Bright Future for Young and Old.

You may have read all about the recent government investment into regional towns and thought to yourself, ‘there will be a lot of new opportunities for business and employment in the Riverina’ - and you’d be spot on. But something is holding you back from making the move and seizing an opportunity for yourself… Perhaps your priorities have shifted now that you have a...

Riverina Life: Affordable and spacious

The quality time lost through the struggle to afford suburban or city living is not only detrimental to your health and relationships, but it’s also totally avoidable. Working long hours and enduring that soul-sucking city commute is all worthwhile if it means you can keep chipping away at that mortgage, right? Think again. The reality is - it doesn’t have to be this way....

Live rich and stress less?

Riverina Living: It’s like having another income without the extra job   Between 2011 and 2016, more than 4000 people relocated to the Riverina. The combination of a great lifestyle, very affordable housing, and ample employment and business opportunities is clearly very attractive. The difference in the cost of living between the Riverina and the rest of the country is really quite drastic, with median house...

Calling All Entrepreneurs

Thriving region leaves gap wide open for job seekers and entrepreneurs If you think about the kinds of business and employment opportunities in regional Australia, what comes to mind? Selling apples from the trees on your property? Farming livestock and produce? This association is totally understandable, as the Startup world, innovation and entrepreneurship are all synonymous with big, bustling cities, and go hand-in-hand with a...

Community Spirit is the Backbone of the Riverina

Moving away from friends, family and social groups in your city can be quite daunting, especially if you’re moving away from the place you grew up in. No matter how attractive the Riverina lifestyle is, the thought of socially starting over can be very stressful, and is often what prevents people from deciding to make the move. What’s surprising though, is that new residents of...

How is stress affecting your life & family?

Country Living – a health care plan for the whole family Here’s a question for you. How is your health right now? We often don’t realise how serious an impact excessive daily stress can have on our health until we actually remove it. Similarly, the positive effects that a sense of community, improved relationships, more exercise, fresh air and time spent in nature can have...