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Country Change Expo: It’s time to register and get to know your future town!

  In its second year, the Country Change Expo is all about locals showcasing their community and welcoming you for a weekend of hospitality and adventure. This year, Cootamundra is opening their doors to host the event in conjunction with their local country show, a true local experience! There will be council staff, estate agents, employers and other residents from the shires of Cootamundra-Gundagai, Coolamon, Junee and Temora...

EXPO-2018

Are you ready to make the ultimate Country Change? IT’S TIME [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSidUYDZFD4#action=share[/embed]   Making a Country Change is a dream for many people sick of the city rat race. But it isn’t an easy decision is it? There’s a lot to consider. Things like, ‘What will I do for work? What are the schools like? Will we fit in?’ These are perfectly normal and important questions to ask. Recognising that people need support...

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.

Thriving Community Kindergarten Reflects Regional Growth in Gundagai   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...

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...