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Tommy and Kirsty Fox (Eyre Peninsula Region), Listya Mustafida (UCL) / Ally and Pete Smith (Yeppoon)

Kirsty fell in love with Tommy in Fremantle, Western Australia. Kirsty was from a farming family in Eyre Peninsular in South Australia, and Tommy was a brash young lad from a dairy farming family in Ireland. Both were on working holidays around the world, following a bereavement for Kirsty, and for Tommy – on a break, following a young life spent working hard to maintain the family farm.
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Visit the Limestone Coast Region

There is so much to see and do at the Limestone Coast including the beautiful World Heritage-listed caves, diving among the gorgeous shipwrecks or feasting in gourmet heaven, no matter what your doing you are bound to have a memorable experience.
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Business and Investment Visa Programme

Australian Governments are actively encouraging business migrants to set up businesses in regional, rural or low growth areas of Australia.

The business skills visas are designed to attract successful business people to settle in Australia and use their proven skills to support local economies and generate employment outcomes.
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Limestone Coast Region

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With an estimated population of 64,105, Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast covers a region of nearly 21,337 square kilometres. The Limestone Coast Region is well known for its fertile soils, reliable rainfall and significant groundwater resources. The region’s 378 kilometres of scenic coastline provides the basis for much of the Limestone Coast’s economic activity which includes tourism, the production of world-class fresh seafood and a wide variety of recreational activities.

The City of Mount Gambier, located in the southern part of the region, with a population of 25,804 is the second largest city in South Australia. Mount Gambier is a major regional centre with a range of business, retail and community services.  Other major commercial and service centres in the region include Naracoorte, Millicent, Penola, Bordertown, Keith, Robe, Kingston and Lucindale, each providing essential services and support agencies for growing families.

The Limestone Coast is home to a diverse range of industry sectors, which support a robust, and expanding business community. The main industries by employment in the region are:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.8%)
  • Manufacturing (14.1%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health and Community Services (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Education (6.6%)
  • Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants (6.6%)
  • Transport and Storage (4%)

 

Key agricultural industries include dairying, beef cattle, sheep, grain and seed production, viticulture and horticulture.  Fishing includes both wild caught seafood and aquaculture production.   The southern part of the region has extensive areas of well managed softwood forest plantations that have provided the basis for a strong forestry and timber processing industry for many years  as well as more recently planted hardwood forests.  

The region has numerous educational facilities including 75 schools providing pre-school, primary, secondary and special education services, as well as Independent Learning Centres and private schools. Mount Gambier has three university campuses with University of South Australia, Flinders University and Southern Cross University all being represented in the city. There are also five Technical and Further Education (TAFE) facilities located in the region with campuses located at Mount Gambier, Naracoorte, Millicent, Bordertown and Kingston.

A major regional health service is centred around the Mount Gambier Public Hospital and the co-located Private Hospital.  The hospital is a 24/7 Accident and Emergency acute service facility with a range of specialist, surgical and allied health services supported by a comprehensive community health service.  Small sub-regional hospitals provide local and back-up services in Millicent, Penola, Naracoorte, Bordertown and Kingston together with a community hospital in Keith.

The region is home to numerous tourist attractions including the World Heritage Listed Naracoorte Fossil Caves, the world famous Blue Lake at Mount Gambier, a number of premium wine growing regions, national parks, unique wetlands, volcanic landscapes and underground wonders. In summary, the Limestone Coast provides its many communities, both small and large, with an excellent quality of life in one of South Australia’s most desirable regions.

 For more information on the Limestone Coast regionincluding employment opportunities visithere

 

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South Australia

South Australia has the lowest living costs and the most affordable housing of any mainland Australian state. Average Weekly Earnings for adults in May 2013 stood at approximately $1285 while the median price of housing in Adelaide is around $380,000, well below the median price of housing in other mainland states and the average of $395,000 for all capital cities.  Rental accommodation is also significantly less expensive.

South Australia also offers a culturally diverse and comfortable lifestyle in a safe and healthy environment. Access to excellent health care facilities and to renowned education and research institutions complete what is best described as an excellent place to live and work.

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