Inland southern NSW - Hillston area

Teach and make a difference in Hillston

If quality of lifestyle is important to you as well as great opportunities for professional development, a move to a rural NSW setting such as the Hillston area could be just the ticket.

Life in Hillston means less time stuck in traffic and more time to enjoy with your family, relaxing in the natural environment, taking in a sports game or meeting with friends over dinner at a local restaurant.

Nestled on the banks of the Lachlan River, Hillston has a main street that boasts a blend of historic buildings and quaint country shops while two expansive parks overlook the river. Quality services and amenities as well as a number of excellent local schools are a feature of this thriving community in the Riverina region.

Schools in this area are well resourced and offer fantastic opportunities for professional growth. New teachers and executives are welcomed into the community and encouraged to partake in all the activities on offer.

Working at a local school, you’ll not only enhance your career but you could also be eligible for a rural teacher incentive with a value of $20,000 to $25,000 per annum and more.

Make your career move in the right direction to Hillston.

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The benefits of living here include the fact that you’re in a lovely country area but also have access to fantastic facilities and amenities. Unlike in the city, everyone has time for one another.
- Julie

What is it like to live and work in the Hillston area?

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Benefits and incentives

Learn more about the specific financial benefits available across a range of rural and remote NSW destinations.

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Contact us

For more information regarding rural and remote benefits and incentives please contact EdConnect.

  • Existing employees of the department, phone 1300 32 32 32 (select option 3) or log an online enquiry.
  • New applicants to the department, phone 1300 30 04 98.


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