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Hayley Gee

Maroochydore or Noosa for travel industry jobs and kids?

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Just decided to move to the sunshine coast in March 2015 with two young kids (4 and 6) as my partner has a job in Maroochydore. I do destination marketing and travel account management in the UK currently. Any advice on the travel industry in the area would be much appreciated - what kind of travel companies there are and where most are located. Also, any advice on where would be best to live for a sense of community, good schools and kid safe beaches would be very helpful. Getting excited now!

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He's very, very lucky to get a job here as there are none! Maroochydore is far more central and better shopping etc. Qld has a high unemployment rate here though and the Sunshine Coast is particularly bad. You will either love it or will get bored after initial sightseeing. I have lived in Brisbane and the Gold Coast but am now in Cotton Tree, Maroochydore opposite the beach, pool out front and small shopping area on doorstep. Renting 2 bed, one bathroom flat for $360 a week which is cheap. Houses are much dearer to rent. I didn't have a problem living in Brisbane nor the Gold Coast but I am bored witless here having lived back in Paignton for a year (returned April 1st as adult son was ill). I can't wait to get back to British humour, the cheap food prices, so many places to go to so nearby and family there. By the way, I did love Australia for 32 years until one of our many visits back made me realise how muchI had missed with family there. I didn't know the generations below me. Between trips a two year old went from watching Thomas the Tank on TV to being a 15 year old, 6'5" basketball player who I didn't recognise. If you like a quiet life you will love it but Noosa is a bit too quiet for me. Pretty to visit though.

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