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#1 mrsploppypants

Posted 19 December 2012 - 05:50 PM

Hiya

Hubby is looking at a job in the la trobe valley near morwell and i was just fishing for good and bad points about moving/living there please.
where are good places to live/rent/buy?
public schooling?
family life?
price of living-groceries/electricity/water?
things to do for a family of 6-beach/bush walking/parks/pools/playgroups?


please feel free to pm me  as i don't get on here as often as i used to :>

cheeers

Edited by lucky 2, 19 December 2012 - 06:22 PM.
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#2 mrsploppypants

Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:39 PM

anyone?

we have just been down that way for a bit of a reccy and were quite impressed by traralgon as a place to live. are the schools there any good?

#3 bubzillaiscoming

Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:49 PM

I moved to Warragul when I was 15 from down past Bairnsdale. Personally I loved it as we moved from a 20 acre property into the township of Warragul and I had neighbours!!! I'm not sure of your background, but country living isn't for everyone. I still like going back down there for weekends, (I moved to Melbourne for Uni quite some time ago) and it is easy to get to Melbourne if you need to go shopping or see a show or something. I wouldn't say the cost of living is really any cheaper as far as food and utilities go. Rates are slightly cheaper than Melbourne. You will notice a big difference in car/house insurance too. Not too sure of schools in Traralgon, but like any school you will get a mix of people - I think that in Melbourne you are more likely to get the lower socio-economic groups in the public system but this isn't so much the case in the country.
Good luck with your decision original.gif

#4 mrsploppypants

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:08 PM

thanks for your reply :>


#5 Mocha Coffee

Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:15 PM

Mirboo North is a nice town and community. We are there often and really enjoy it.  It is about 25 minute drive to Morwell from there.

Edited by Mocha Coffee, 11 January 2013 - 04:15 PM.





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