ESSA – Life in the Country – How do regional economies cope in the 21st century?

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Having moved to Portland, Victoria, in January, as part of the Teach For Australia program, my economic experience has changed drastically. From studying economics at the University of Melbourne, I am now teaching it to VCE students at a rural secondary school. However, the biggest change has been in developing a greater understanding of the acute challenges that exist for regional economies, more prone to hardship as Australia’s two-speed economy has existed for the last decade or so.

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