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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Job Opportunities in Regional NSW


What employment awaits me in NSW country? Frequently asked question.


There are a wide range of job opportunities, especially for professionals and skilled trades.

NSW country is currently experiencing shortages of skills in the following areas:
  • Skilled labour: mining and construction
  • Welders
  • Electricians
  • Fitters
  • Boilermakers
  • Engineers
  • Medical:Doctors and Radiographers
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Rehabilitation providers - Occupational therapist providers
  • Teachers

These are examples of roles that are in high demand. Other skills are also needed.

At the same time, country NSW is very diverse. This means that there are considerable variations between areas. So you need to investigate opportunities in the areas that you are interested in.

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