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While Griffith’s population continues to grow, it’s not fast enough to keep up with the business growth and the need to fill the many job vacancies.

Griffith City Council is ramping up the search for workers under the Griffith Now Hiring banner. Seventeen local businesses have partnered with Council to promote the region.

Recent population statistics provided by Australian Bureau of Statistics show that Griffith is continuing to grow, with a current estimated resident population of 26,586. Last year, Griffith experienced a net population growth of 230 residents.

Griffith Mayor, Councillor John Dal Broi said this was a prime opportunity for people looking for a career change.

“We are seeking more families and single people to relocate to Griffith to fill the many exciting career opportunities available here,” Councillor John Dal Broi said.

“The Griffith region is booming and one of our greatest economic challenges is attracting people to Griffith to fill the skilled and unskilled positions.

“We need health professionals, accountants, irrigation specialists, sales managers, engineers, farm managers, office managers, winemakers, the list goes on.”

Griffith Now Hiring, is a marketing campaign which aims to increase the awareness of Griffith as an attractive regional destination.

The campaigns key message highlights the city’s tree-change assets: a progressive lively regional centre, plenty of job opportunities across diverse industries and affordable housing.

Griffith Now Hiring runs awareness campaigns to increase the profile of Griffith as a fabulous tree-change option and to drive people to the website.

A fortnightly enewsletter is sent out to a growing database of people interested in making a country change.

If you, or family and friends, would like to receive the fortnightly newsletter with more than 30 job vacancies, plus property details and a lifestyle event, sign up here

For further details about Griffith Now Hiring, call Leanne Austin or Paige Campbell at Griffith City Council on 6962 8100.