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Living in the region

This is a vibrant region with a diverse economy based on:

• A globally competitive coal mining industry.

• Robust and resilient agriculture and horticultural industries including beef, grain, cotton, grapes, melons and citrus.

• Dynamic small to medium-size businesses.

• Professional and government sectors.

• Adequate availability of commercial, industrial and residential land.

• An evolving tourism market.

• Major health and education services.

• Significant new infrastructure and construction projects.

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