10 Best Places to Live in Australia


2) Mackay, Queensland

Mackay is located on the eastern coast of Australia in the state of Queensland, also known as the country’s “Sunshine State.” Mackay has a modest population of approximately 75,000 residents and is an artistic community with a strong ocean enthusiasm with its shoreline proximity. The city has superb school districts and educational value while the public also promotes music and overall creative expression through events such as the Festival of the Arts and the River Sessions Festival. Mackay is flourishing, economically speaking, with its rapid growth in the mining and marine industries, allowing for more job opportunities and tourism based income to pour in.