Regional NSW, make the move

There’s never been more opportunity in regional NSW for essential workers and their families. If you are looking to have more time for yourself or your family, find your dream home or just escape the rat race, then make the move to regional NSW.

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Lifestyle benefits

Unleash your potential, make meaningful connections and live life your way.

Grow your career and be rewarded financially

Take advantage of the generous incentives available for working in rural and remote locations.

Find job opportunities for your partner

There are more than 23,000 jobs available in regional NSW. Right now.

Be supported with The Welcome Experience

​​​​​​​A new service providing essential workers and their families with the support they need to settle in and become one of the locals.

Essential Workers start your journey

Regional towns and cities are calling out for more nurses, teachers, police officers, caseworkers, firefighters and other essential workers to join their communities and provide much needed access to critical services.

More than a third of the state’s population lives in regional NSW and even more people chose to relocate during the COVID-19 pandemic. With thriving towns and cities boasting a diverse range of industries, businesses, people, communities and cultures, you’ll love life in regional NSW. 

Discover how we can support you to make the move and settle into your new community below.


The Welcome Experience

The Welcome Experience

This exciting new service provides essential workers and their families with the support they need to move into regional communities, settle in and become one of the locals. 

Real stories

Find out what it’s like to live and work in the regions from those who have made a good move.

What better way to hear about life in the regions than from essential workers themselves?

Hear amazing stories from relocators about why they made the move and what they love about calling regional NSW home.


The Welcome Experience - Bega Valley


The Welcome Experience - Broken Hill


The Welcome Experience - Corowa


The Welcome Experience - Goulburn


The Welcome Experience - Griffith


The Welcome Experience - Muswellbrook


The Welcome Experience - Walgett


The Welcome Experience - Coffs Harbour

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