Living and working in GP jobs, Practice Nurse jobs in Regional SA
Enchanting outback. Legendary bush. Meandering riverside. Picturesque hills. Panoramic landscapes. Adorable wildlife. Vintage vineyards. Endless fields. Lost trails. Historic towns. Prehistoric Caves. Breathtaking coastlines. Astonishing beaches. Spine-tingling surf breaks. Magical seas. Mystical islands. South Australia packs all the quintessential Aussie experiences into its regions. Each of its eight country regions offers a perfect lifestyle with great opportunities in pristine, stunning and diverse environments:
The countryside covers an area of about 963,296 square kilometres. About a quarter of SA’s 1.7 million population lives in regions outside Adelaide. Regional cities include Mt Gambier, Murray Bridge, Renmark, Loxton, Berri, Port Pirie, Port Augusta, Whyalla and Ceduna, Roxby Downs, Coober Pedy, and Quorn. Education programs are delivered here by pre-school centres, primary and secondary schools and TAFE colleges. Adelaide based universities have regional campuses in a number of towns.
Healthcare Jobs and Medical Centre Jobs in Regional SA
Regional SA generates much of the state’s wealth, contributing more than $20 billion towards the economy and producing more than 50% of overseas exports. Key industries include agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, aquaculture and fishing, mining, health, education, engineering, transport, tourism and hospitality.
Country residents have access to a network of hospitals and healthcare services. Healthcare and social assistance is a major employer providing 18,644 jobs or 11.5% of employment. Country SA PHN is the health network that services the country regions. The governments ‘Transforming Health’ initiative is planning to improve metropolitan hospital services, facilitate patient transfer to Adelaide and back, utilize Digital Telehealth and improve access to healthcare services for those living in the regional and remote parts of SA.
The regions are well connected by road and a number of transport service providers ply the to/fro Adelaide and interstate routes. Railways, ferries and regional airways too are available. The median house price in country SA is $288,000 and median weekly rent is $260. Country SA offers the perfect lifestyle in beautiful environments, with lots of opportunities for socialising, recreation, sports, arts, events, festivals, great local produce, cuisine and seafood, fine wine and some of Australia’s finest cultural and social experiences.
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