Latest Updates

  • Narromine Shire Now Hiring!

    If you’re looking to relocate and searching for a local government position, then its time to consider Narromine as an opportunity to ‘love the life we live’. Narromine Shire Council currently has three full time positions available to suitably qualified/experienced applicants. Positions vacant: Asset Officer Manager Infrastructure Delivery Recreational Services Supervisor Narromine,

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  • Aged Care Job Opportunities in Gilgandra

    If you have experience in aged care and are looking for an opportunity to ‘love the life we live’ in Gilgandra, then we have great news for you. There are three positions available and all offer the opportunity to live a relaxed country lifestyle and be part of a warm and friendly community.

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  • The unique lifestyle of the far west on display in Cobar

    The unique lifestyle of the far west will be on display in Cobar this month with a swag of community events, workshops and gatherings scheduled for May. On the 6th of May, the Cobar Miners Race Club will be hosting the 2017 Cobar Miners Race Day. Highlights of the six-race program

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  • Anzac Day in our country towns

    Across rural NSW this Anzac Day you will find communities gathering to pay their respects to the many that have fought and sacrificed in conflicts across the globe for the freedom we enjoy in Australia today. Some will march, and others will congregate in the main streets of their town in

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  • Easter in the Orana Region

    Autumn is the ultimate time to hit the road and start exploring the unique and picture-perfect destinations located just a few hours drive away from Sydney’s urban sprawl. What is it they say about those who choose to spin their internal compass, take the plunge and head west. That they’re

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  • Living The Dream in Mudgee

    Living the dream in Mudgee

    So you’ve decided it’s time to leave the urban pressures and chaos of inner-city Sydney behind and relocate the family to greener pastures. That’s the hard part done. The next thing you need to do is decide on a new home town – somewhere that ticks all the boxes. And

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  • New Year – New Career!

    It’s usually right about this time of year – after the chaos of the summer holidays dies down and life takes on its more regular rhythm, that we start to get a bit reflective. Questions pop into our minds at odd moments – while stuck in gridlocked traffic you hear:

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  • Walgett Job Opportunity – Weeds Control Officer

    Make a difference in Walgett – Become part of the solution for our native environment. Castlereagh Macquarie County Council is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for a Weeds Control Officer within the Walgett Shire area. This is a great opportunity for a suitably qualified person to live and work

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  • Sydneysiders a better regional lifestyle awaits

    Sydneysiders – Take the plunge into a better regional lifestyle

    Sydneysiders, we need to have a conversation. You and I both know it, life in the city is not getting any easier – Time to consider a better regional lifestyle. In the past couple of years alone, house prices have skyrocketed, utility and grocery costs have gone through the roof, and

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  • Spotlight on the Wellington Region

    A great place to live and work Nestled at the foothills of the Mt Arthur Reserve on the banks of the Macquarie and Bell Rivers, Wellington is the second-oldest town west of the Blue Mountains. The charming town of Wellington is only a four-hour drive away from Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle. It is

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  • Festival of the Miner’s Ghost

    Halloween schmalloween. October may be the traditional time of year when hordes of dubiously costumed children knock on the door demanding armfuls of lollies, but I’m here to tell you there is a much better way to get your spooky on this month! From Friday 28th – Sunday 30th October,

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  • Weekend in Coonamble Winners

    Jonathon, Raquel and little Raine Tamayo were the lucky winners of the Weekend in Coonamble Competition. This hotly contested competition was a feature of the RDA Orana stand at the recent Regional Living Expo in Homebush. The prize included return flights from Sydney to Dubbo, a hire car, and accommodation

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  • Hit the road this October long weekend…

    The spring sun is shining and a long weekend is fast approaching. It’s the perfect time to pack up the car and head out of the city in search of adventure in the Orana region. Here are a couple of  excellent reasons to gather up the family – or a bunch

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  • What’s on in Cobar

    This month, we’re shining the spotlight on Cobar. A popular destination for travelers and adventurers alike, Cobar is renowned for its tight-knit community and wealth of cultural attractions. Visiting Cobar is an experience you are unlikely to ever forget, and the sheer beauty of the natural landscape, combined with the

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  • Win a weekend in Coonamble

    Visit us at the the Regional Living Expo and you could WIN a weekend in Coonamble. For your chance to enjoy a real Orana regional experience, just ‘show us some love’ by taking a selfie at our stand and uploading to Twitter or Facebook using #lovethelifewelive See terms & conditions

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  • Welcome to the Orana community!

    Welcome to the Orana community! This is the place to keep up to date with all the activities and innovations that make our region so unique. Each post, we’ll be exploring the latest social events, workshops and employment opportunities that are taking place in our shires and townships, so you

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