Is it time you made a change and did something different?
Are you tired of the big city and the time spent in traffic?
Do you want to start your day with a walk on the beach or in the country before coming to work?
This beautiful area is known for many reasons, all of them are about one thing – Lifestyle.
It appeals to many urban professionals, seeking a more relaxed, tropical lifestyle to indulge in the great outdoors,
while still maintaining a fulfilling career.
Whatever lifestyle you love, you will find it here. Which one do you choose…..?
Miles and miles of unspoilt coastline to indulge in beach walks, kite surfing or surfing
Over 100 islands to discover between Mackay and Bowen for a sailing trip,
a snorkelling or diving adventure or an exciting fishing tour
Pack your car and visit some of our incredible national parks to go for a hike, a bush walk, mountain bike ride or camping trip
Your aquatic playground: The Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands where you can cruise around the calm and turquoise waters and indulge breathtaking scenery by hiking to the top of the islands
Indulge in wide open spaces, where the skies look bigger and the sunsets take your breath away – our outback
Freshwater or saltwater fishing? Fishing in rivers, estuaries or creeks?
We just offer you some of the best fishing in Queensland
Whatever your lifestyle is…it comes with 270 sunny days a year, from 30 degrees in summer to 21 degrees in winter
Working for the Mackay Hospital and Health Service offers all the benefits of coast and country living and the convenience of a growing regional city where you can pursue a wide range of interests and lifestyles in a secure, family friendly and culturally diverse environment.
We throw in eclectic cafes, restaurants and bars, quirky festivals and an arty and interesting community to make this a great place for those looking to escape the craziness of the city and try life at a different pace.
Snapshot of Mackay
Check out the Mackay Pride Video. It gives you a great snapshot on what Mackay has to offer.
Mackay Regional Council
Whitsunday Regional Council
Isaac Regional Council
Great Barrier Reef
Central Queensland University
James Cook University