Work in our region

The Dairy Industry provides many career, work and training opportunities in the south west, representing 15% of the regional workforce. Further to our great industry there is many other exciting sectors and types of occupation available for rural families that reside in the area.

The region also offers diverse employment opportunities backed by a thriving economy in:

  • primary industries
  • tourism
  • quarrying
  • wool production
  • seafood
  • dairy and meat processing
  • manufacturing
  • timber
  • building and construction
  • retail
  • education
  • community services.