Living and working in GP jobs, Practice Nurse jobs in Mt Gambier & Limestone Coast, SA
The rich landscape is characterised by dramatic contrasts– Scenic coastline dotted by lagoons, endless beaches, sequestered bays, shipwrecks and picturesque seaside villages. The countryside with its lush farmland, prehistoric caves, bizarre sinkholes, captivating wilderness and world-famous vineyards. And crowning these, Mt Gambier, a city that sits atop an extinct volcano, with bottomless crater lakes, the gem of which, ‘Blue Lake’, magically transforms from a cold steel grey to a vibrant cobalt blue. This is the spectacular Limestone Coast, strung out along southeastern SA between the Murray River and the Victorian border, midway between Adelaide and Melbourne.
The Limestone Coast region stretches from the stunning Coorong and Tatiara districts in the north down through the coastal ports of Kingston Beach and Robe on the west, to Port McDonald in the South, covering an area of 21,300 square kilometres and is home to a population of over 66,000 people. The fertile soils, reliable rainfall and significant groundwater support the thriving agriculture, forestry, viticulture and dairy industries. The robust and expanding range of industries has grown to include manufacturing, tourism, engineering, transport, retail, health, education and service industries. TAFE SA, University of South Australia, Southern Cross University and Flinders University have campuses in Mt Gambier.
Healthcare Jobs and Medical Centre Jobs in Mt Gambier & Limestone Coast, SA
Limestone Coast residents have access to a wide range of healthcare services located throughout the region including accident and emergency, day and inpatient surgery, aboriginal health, obstetric services, community health and aged care services. The major regional hospital is Mount Gambier Hospital. Additionally, there are a number of private health services. Healthcare accounts for around 3000 jobs or 10% of Limestone Coast’s employment. Country SA PHN is the Primary Health Network supporting health professionals in this region.
Well connected by scenic roads to both Adelaide and Melbourne, the Limestone Coast is one of the most popular family road trip destinations. Formed by tonnes of marine life falling to the sea floor, blended by nature’s chemistry into a labyrinth of caves and sinkholes, there’s a treasure trove of subterranean natural wonders to discover. It is also a place of glorious diversity– public art spaces, museums and galleries showcase the region’s art, culture and history.
The people here engage in a range of sports and adventure activities. The median house valuation of $224,665 and weekly rental of $240 are lower than the median prices for South Australia. The relaxed sporting and community-focused lifestyle, wonderful natural attractions, delectable cuisine, seafood and the best premium wines make living in this region an exotic experience.
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