Living and working in GP jobs, Practice Nurse jobs in South Australia (SA)
Red rugged outback, landscapes carved by nature, breathtaking jagged coastline, world-class ambrosial vineyards, succulent seafood, fresh produce and historic towns & cities. South Australia has it all in gorgeous diversity. The dramatic arid outback gives way to greener land along Australia’s longest river, the mighty Murray. Sculpted landscapes culminate in a sublime, entrancing seafront– a coastline more than 3,800 kilometres long, punctuated by towns, beaches, cliffs and jetties.
South Australia, or SA, is the fourth-largest Australian states, with a land area of 983,482 square kilometres. It shares borders with all of the other mainland states and Northern Territory. 75% of its total population of 1.7 million people lives in the capital city Adelaide, the world’s fifth most livable city. There are three public (University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia) and four private universities in SA. TAFE South Australia provides vocational education throughout the state.
Superb wines and delicious local produce are sought after in the Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, Coonawarra, McLaren Vale and the Adelaide Hills. Not to be missed – Kangaroo Island’s wildlife and seafood; big-sky, wild-west landscapes on the Yorke and Eyre peninsulas; the photogenic Flinders Ranges; the fertile terrain around the snaking Murray River; and the craggy limestone coast and caves in the beach-strewn southeast.
Healthcare Jobs and Medical Centre Jobs in South Australia (SA)
The state’s economy is driven by the agricultural, manufacturing and mining industries. Wine, grains, agricultural produce, meat, wool, ores and manufactured goods are the major exports that contribute to the economy. The largest employer is Healthcare and Social assistance with 100,593 jobs or 13.6% of the workforce.
South Australia provides a range of primary health care services. Public hospitals number 15 in Adelaide and 67 in country regions. The 800-bed Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is the state’s flagship hospital, providing a comprehensive range of clinical care to an estimated 85,000 inpatients and 400,000 outpatients each year. The region’s health professionals are served by two Primary Health Networks (PHNs) – Adelaide and Country SA.
The state is well connected by a network of roads, airports and seaports. Adelaide connects to numerous international destinations by air. The 728-kilometre scenic coastal drive from Melbourne to Adelaide along the Great Ocean Road and the 1375-kilometre Sydney to Adelaide drive over vast grassy plains are well-traversed routes.
Affectionately called the “Festival State”, South Australia prides itself on hosting outstanding world-class art, cultural and sporting events. Sport is a passion and a way of life for many. And art & culture are at the heart of the SA lifestyle, with its rich indigenous and migrant history. The state’s median house price of $360,000 and median weekly rent of $260, together with its natural beauty, the lifestyle of country and coast, and Australia’s finest cultural and social experiences are a welcoming invite to come live here.
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