OP­POR­TU­NITY CALLS

Country Style - - ON THE MOVE NEW NORFOLK TASMANIA -

EM­PLOY­MENT: The pop­u­la­tion of New Nor­folk is about 5500, with 10,000 in­clud­ing out­ly­ing ar­eas. The pa­per mill gi­ant on the river, Norske Skog, is a big em­ployer, while the tim­ber in­dus­try, the en­ergy com­pa­nies Au­rora and Hy­dro Tas­ma­nia, agri­cul­ture — in­clud­ing the or­chard and hops in­dus­tries — are also sources of jobs. Tourism and hos­pi­tal­ity are now grow­ing em­ploy­ment sec­tors. TECH­NOL­OGY: The town has ac­cess to NBN.

CLOCK­WISE, FROM LEFT The fam­ily-run let­ter­press stu­dio, Fly­wheel; The Drill Hall Em­po­rium; you’ll find beau­ti­ful dec­o­ra­tive an­tiques in­side the em­po­rium; the Salmon Ponds hatch­ery is sur­rounded by lovely gar­dens; cop­per pots at The Drill Hall; the lux­ury river­front ho­tel, Wood­bridge on the Der­went.

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