Living in Mackay, QLD
Only an hour flight from Brisbane, Mackay boasts an enviable lifestyle and a buoyant economy with the benefits of a fast-growing coastal city. Located on the north east coast of Australia, adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef, its location is complemented by its spectacular natural environment – including beautiful beaches, a picturesque blue river and a pristine rainforest hinterland. Mackay is the key regional service centre for the broader Greater Whitsunday region, encompassing towns from the Mackay, Isaac and Whitsunday regional council areas. It is the centre of one of Australia’s most developed Mining Equipment, Technology and Service (METS) industries and has enormous agricultural and biofutures potential. Mackay is part of the Greater Whitsunday region. The Greater Whitsunday region is as diverse as it is wide, has a proven track record for growth and resilience, and is one of the true economic powerhouse regions in Queensland and Australia.
Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.
Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals , Australia Post. Google 
Amenities within 50km of Mackay
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Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated 
Property for Sale in Mackay
Regional Australia is home to thousands of rewarding and diverse jobs. Take a look at the jobs that are currently available in towns and regions that match your wants and needs.
Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]
Jobs in Mackay
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Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.
Schools And Universities in Mackay
Education within 25KM of Mackay
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