City folk look to the country

Survey reports that young people are tired of traffic and mortgage stress.
BUMPER TO BUMPER: Melbourne traffic takes hours out of commuters’ days, a reason why people are considering a move to regional Victoria.

CAREER opportunities in regional towns like Wangaratta will be a key drawcard in growing the local population according to a recent survey of Melburnians aged 18-35.

New research indicates that 48 per cent of Melburnians in the age bracket would consider moving to a rural town.

The Twig Marketing survey was based on responses from 500 random 18-35 year old people in Melbourne who cited traffic and mortgage stress as reasons they want to move.

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