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    We're looking to settle in Hervey Bay. Originally being from Brisbane I can't envisage us living back in a big city.  Does anyone have any links with HB and know if it would be well suited for a family of four with their children of Primary school age.  What is the employment scenario like there? I've looked online and that's been helpful but I was hoping some of you would be able to give their insight.  


    Are there any areas around HB (Not Maryborough) that you think is worth checking out? Keen to go anywhere from Bribie Island area right up towards Bundy but not quite as far as that! HB preferable. 

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    Hi @MrsWayLay17 I don't know much about Hervey Bay. Bribie is very popular with our members. What your priority will be is finding work. The further you go the harder it is finding employment. Have you thought about the Sunshine Coast, there are some gorgeous Suburbs and you would still have access to the city if needed. 

    'We aren't city people but I have to be close to Brisbane hospital so we opted to go inland and buy acreage. We love it out here and so does my son. 

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    Hervey Bay is essentially a holiday/tourist/retirement town and I believe it is growing quite fast. Therefore, the building/construction work would be good, plus the ancillary trades.

    Cheers, Bobj.

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