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Here are 10 compelling reasons to move to Cessnock and start a new life in one of the best cities in New South Wales.

 

Location

 

Cessnock is a vibrant city in the beautiful Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 52 km by road west of Newcastle and 116 km from Sydney.  The city is known for gourmet dining spots, luxury accommodation, scenic beauties and its historic architecture.

 

Cessnock is at the gateway to beautiful Hunter Valley—Australia’s oldest wine-producing region. The wine tourism industry is worth over $521 million. 

 

Opportunities

 

Cessnock presents a diversity of employment opportunities for healthcare practitioners. The demand for General Practice services in Cessnock is largely due to the increasing population, growth of GP income levels, and the prevalence of health conditions. Cessnock City Council records state that more Cessnock City residents worked in health care and social assistance than in any other industry.

 

With this increasing demand for GPs, Cessnock has created a range of Medical jobs across many specialties. The number of Medical practices is rapidly increasing. The Hunter region now has an estimate of 1250 General Practitioners, 410 General Practices, 12 Aboriginal Medical Services, 2 Local Health Districts, 31 Public Hospitals and 303 Pharmacies.

 

Because of the increasing demand for medical professionals, the salaries in certain job markets have increased exponentially. Explore the top in-demand permanent and locum GP jobs in Cessnock, and greater Cessnock in NSW.

 

Moreover, most workers reside locally while working in Cessnock. Of the 14,748 people who work in Cessnock City, 9,593 or 65.0% live in the area.

 

Income

 

You can earn more in Cessnock NSW than in Sydney, NSW according to Indeed. The average salary in Cessnock NSW is $149, which is higher by $3.83 per hour than in Sydney NSW. Some medical practices in Cessnock pay up to $183 per hour. Moreover, the average salary of a Physician in Cessnock is $201,757 per year.

 

 

Entertainment

 

The city boasts a broad range of open spaces and recreation facilities, organisations and sporting groups to enjoy with your family. These include 34 sports grounds, three swimming pools, eight tennis courts, three netball facilities, 28 cricket wickets and a regional hockey facility. Offering plenty of schools, childcare options, 72 parks, playgrounds, great libraries, the Cessnock LGA is a great place to live and bring up a family.

 

Cessnock is a perfect place to explore wineries and the countryside. Families enjoy going on Hunter Valley Wine tours or a scenic drive to a terrific attraction such as the Hunter Valley Zoo or the Werakata National Park.

 

 

Culture

 

Cessnock has a laidback culture with a pleasant and welcoming community. Architectural treasures in Cessnock include the Marthaville Arts and Cultural Centre, which the oldest timber sawed home in Cessnock. You can witness the Aboriginal engravings at one of Australia’s nicest Aboriginal cultural sites in Yengo National Park.

 

 

Schools

 

The Cessnock City is a good pick if you are to relocate with kids as it offers several reputed schools, both public and private. You can find a list of top primary schools near Cessnock via My choice schools and a list of the Best Nurseries in Cessnock via https://www.wordofmouth.com.au/nsw/cessnock/nursery. The NSW school finder too can help you find the best local public school for your kids.

 

 

Shopping

 

From farmers markets, flea and street markets, art galleries to Antique Shops, there are plenty of shopping options to choose from in Cessnock.

 

 

Population

 

Cessnock is now home to over 61,256 people as of June 2020 according to the Cessnock City Council. Since the previous year, the population has grown by 2.13%. Population growth in Regional NSW was 0.83%. In 2016, 7.2% of the population of Cessnock were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

 

Language

 

The three largest ancestries in Cessnock City in 2016 were Australian, English and Scottish. Analysis of the language spoken at home by the population of Cessnock City compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a larger proportion of people who spoke English only, and a smaller proportion of those speaking a non-English language and the towns and villages within it are sustained by a diverse business environment.



Migration

 

In terms of the City’s migration, a higher rate of people did not change the address (55.0%), while a higher rate (34.5%) moved from elsewhere in Australia, and a lower rate (0.7%) moved from overseas. A total of 8,421 people, or 47.1% of those who moved within Australia, moved within Cessnock City.



 

 

Are you ready to relocate and practice in Cessnock? Reach out to us via [email protected] and we will help you find a job and settle in Cessnock.

 

Why Medfuture?

 

We at Medfuture have been providing Healthcare Jobs and career-related guidance for Australian Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals as well as International Medical Graduates and have continued to receive positive feedback from both employers and medical professionals.

 

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