Make work, work from Forest Reach
The big move to regional areas continues, with city dwellers and rural returners seeking out a lifestyle to love. Work-life balance is a huge part of the appeal… more time with family and friends, more time to fuel your fire.
About two-thirds of Australia’s work force logged on from home at some point over the past 2 years, and about 1 in 5 plan to continue to do so. The flexibility of tapping away at your laptop from the kitchen table or the couch was a revelation. Bringing in the washing before it gets dark, taking a walk around the block, and especially spending more time with our furry friends was attractive enough to inspire more permanent WFH arrangements.
Living at Forest Reach, just 18kms south-west of Wollongong, means having the opportunity to pursue a career and enjoy all the lifestyle benefits of living in a planned community, with nature on your doorstep.
Here’s why living at Forest Reach will work for you:
1. Easy access to public transport
When you are accustomed to driving to work, switching to train travel is a joy. Maximise your productivity by utilising your morning commute for work or pleasure. Listen to a podcast or catch up on some reading. Or use the time productively: reply to some emails or read that report that’s been sitting in your inbox.
The Dapto Train Station is only 4.4km away… which means in just half an hour you’ll be in Wollongong city.
Also on the train line from Dapto: Sydney, Thirroul, Sutherland, Hurstville, Redfern and more.
And let’s not forget about buses! Wollongong city is serviced by a comprehensive, reliable bus system, with several routes going through Dapto and Horsley into the city, University of Wollongong, Port Kembla and the northern suburbs.
The best co-working hubs are not only comfortable and stylish but also offer access to tea and coffee facilities, meeting rooms and common areas to make new connections. Other perks can include free parking, onsite security and event spaces.
In a flexible set-up, a virtual office is a huge help. You’ll find it incredibly useful to have a phone number for your office, a physical address and a team of receptionists to answer the phone, transfer calls or take a message.
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