While our cities remain in recession, a record 54,000 new job vacancy advertisements in regional Australia has the bush eyeing off a long-awaited economic and population turnaround.
- New data from the Regional Australia Institute reveals there are 54,000 jobs available in the regions
- The institute says there are opportunities for engineers, accountants, lawyers and doctors
- But as rural towns grow, there are concerns infrastructure may not be keeping up
Using an analysis of job vacancy data comparing October last year to October this year, Regional Australia Institute chief executive Liz Ritchie has found “silver linings” in the COVID-19 crisis for regional Australia.
“There’s 54,000 jobs available in the October figures that we’ve…