Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in the regions? Because of the gift of COVID, many people are now thinking of moving or returning back into the regions. This is why I’ve invited Bronwyn Reid, speaker and author of Small Company, Big Business, to give us a glimpse of what it’s like to own a business and live in the regions today.

After sharing her interesting life story of living in the regions, moving out and coming back for good, she shares the great opportunities available to industries and individuals in these areas. This conversation will change the way you look at the regions, and hopefully, encourage you to explore the possibility of taking the leap and moving there.


In this episode we discuss:

  • Bronwyn shares her story on finding her way into the work that she does now and back to living in the regions.
  • Making the decision of coming back to Australia after travelling the world.
  • The definition of a region and what it constitutes.
  • Economic drivers in the regions that make them sustainable, vibrant, and attractive to people.
  • Opportunities that attract industries and people to head to the regions.
  • Reasons professionals and young people are now attracted to living in the regions.
  • A description of the people who are migrating back into the regions.
  • Things people should think about when moving to the regions.
  • Qualities to look out for to identify regions that are thriving or declining.
  • Why you need to follow Bernard Salt, the demographer.
  • Vital information you ought to know and understand about living in the regions.
  • Common themes of economic booms and busts.


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