Metro Tradies Ready to Move Regional

August 23, 2023 9:15 am in by
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A new study commissioned by the Regional Australia Institute reveals 92 percent of metro tradies could be persuaded to move to the regions – with one-quarter saying they’d ‘definitely’ make the move.

Key factors persuading city-based tradies to consider life and career in regional Australia include a cheaper cost of living, shorter commute times, and the opportunity to own their own business.

Denita Wawn, CEO of the Master Builders Association says it is unsurprising to hear many metro tradies are considering the move.

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