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Explore the Hunter New England & Manning Regions

If you’re looking for a location that provides the perfect balance between family and work as a Health Professional, a tree change to Regional NSW is hard to beat.

Explore our cities and towns


A university town, Armidale is the main hub of New England High Country, and one of Australia’s most majestic regional cities. Wander its wide, leafy streets and find nineteenth century churches and heritage architecture mixed with modern cafes and restaurants.

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Gunnedah is a mid-size country town located on a ridge above the Namoi and Mooki Rivers. It is a rich agricultural area known for its meat and grain production. If your family are animal lovers, it’s recognised as home to the largest koala colony in inland NSW.

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If you’re a lover of history and like sparkly things, Inverell has plenty to offer. Rich diamond and sapphire deposits have drawn people to the town seeking their fortune since 1850s. Full of historic buildings culturally treasured artifacts, there’s plenty to discover.

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Moree is the place where current-day medical treatment can combine with the traditional benefits of the environment. Hot artesian springs, sourced naturally from deep inside the Great Artesian Basin, offer the therapeutic benefits of the mineral-rich waters.

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Tenterfield is renowned for four distinct seasons typified by glorious displays of colourful autumn leaves, winters snuggled by the fireside, beautiful spring blossoms and mild summers, and is strategically located at the juncture of northern NSW and southern QLD.

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Taree is on the doorstep of wild highlands, rugged hinterland, ancient rainforests, meandering, mangrove-lined creeks pouring into untouched lakes and thundering waterfalls, fertile farmlands and of course the sparkling ocean.

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Narrabri & Wee Waa

With its stunning natural beauty, thriving local economy, and wide range of leisure activities, Narrabri Shire is an ideal place to call home. Situated two and a half hours from the Queensland border and well serviced by road, rail, and air, the Shire’s largest town of Narrabri is positioned on the crossroads of the Newell and Kamilaroi Highways.

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Glen Innes

The Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area is a unique wonderland, offering visitors a vast array of experiences. With our four distinct seasons, rich cultural history, rolling countryside and World Heritage National Parks at our doorstep, there is so much to see and explore.

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Newcastle is an inclusive, future focused coastal destination home to several distinctive neighbourhoods full of character and shaped by our unique heritage and culture. We’re a compact and connected city so access to schools, health facilities and workplaces is quick and easy, meaning you can achieve a better work/life balance with ease.

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Nestled among rolling hills to the east and a sprawling patchwork of plains to the west is the township of Quirindi, its famous Who’d-A-Thought-It lookout giving you a 360-degree view of the district setting the scene for some spectacular sunsets the region has to offer.

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Incentives and support

Grants & funding

Resources & tips


Want to learn more about how the PHN can support you in finding your ideal sea change or tree change?

Reach out today.

Annabelle Williams

Manager, Rural Health Access

Alison Tattersall

Manager, Professional Development & Workforce

The information contained on these pages reflects your cohort and is not a definitive list of all groups, services, businesses and organisations of their kind. It’s a snapshot of the array of local options and opportunities!

The HNECCPHN or Big Sky Relocations (BSR) do not personally endorse any of the groups, services, businesses, or organisations listed, BSR is an independent research agency.

Information on these pages was current at time of collation. Some of the following entries may currently have altered hours or services – please check to confirm.

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