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Temora: Small town, big heart

What it’s really like living in ‘The Friendliest Town’   Proclaimed ‘The Friendliest Town in NSW’ in 2005 by Pat Shiel, Editor of Column 8 in the Sydney Morning Herald, Temora Shire has continued to live up to the legend - so much so that the story of how it happened is almost inscribed in local folklore 14 years on. This well-deserved title was bestowed upon Temora...

Find a greater life in Greater Hume

7 ‘Greater’ reasons to make a Country Change this year Education options, jobs, business opportunities, red-tape reduction for startups, and less mortgage stress, all within an easy drive to the conveniences of two major regional cities. So where is Greater Hume? This Shire is conveniently located between New South Wales’ two biggest inland regional cities, Wagga Wagga and Albury, in the southern Riverina region. The Shire...

Dream big. Plan smart. Why Griffith businesses are set for success

Boredom in the country - not an option Why Griffith is the place for business growth and beauty We have a myth to dispel and it may shock you. Country life is far from boring. In fact, if you choose it, your life and career, could get a ‘big buzz’ injection. So let us introduce you to Griffith.   Griffith is a thriving regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation...

Lockhart is open for business!

Why now is the perfect time to do business in the country. If you’ve been looking for the perfect time and place to launch your business idea, it’s time to take a closer look at Lockhart Shire. The Shire consists of the township of Lockhart, and the smaller villages of The Rock, Yerong Creek, Pleasant Hills and Milbrulong. Nestled comfortably between Wagga Wagga and the twin...

Coolamon Shire: The Best of Both Worlds

Are you a wannabe Country-changer? Maybe you’ve been doing the research about making a Country Change, but you’re not quite ready to give up your city creature comforts just yet? Well, while you’re slugging away on your city mortgage, let us open the door to a place where the home loan repayments are less than half that of Sydneysiders’ (and no, it’s not somewhere over...

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...

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...

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...

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...