Live Close to Work

The balance of a healthy life is important. Here at The Waters Ooralea, we strive for the best live, work and play balance.

Majority of employment is located within 10 minutes from The Waters Ooralea Estate, this allows shorter commute times to and from work which in all, results to having more time with your family.

With all the extra time you will have, you and your family can enjoy the relaxed outdoor lifestyle that The Waters Ooralea offers; parks, pathways and playground, outdoor gym, 1.5km of water frontage that’s perfect for fishing and crabbing, and don’t forget the breathtaking Melaleuca Forest.  

There are also many other advantages of living closer to work. You can save more money, less stress, get more sleep, be more productive –Read more here.

Paget Industrial Precinct

Mackay’s largest industrial precinct, Paget is located only 3kms from The Waters Ooralea. The Paget Industrial Estate is also known as the the epicentre of mining, engineering and technical services in the Mackay region with businesses providing services to surrounding mining towns like Moranbah, Dysart and Clermont.

The Mining equipment, technology and services ( METS) resources, and the
agriculture industry sectors are thriving in Mackay. There are many new job opportunities available so close to home for The Waters Ooralea residents.

Quick Facts:

  • The resources sector in the greater Mackay region pays more than $1 billion in wages to more than 8600 full-time employees.
  • The Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday region has the most job vacancies north of Brisbane with over 1,500 jobs available now.
  • The Palaszczuk Government has funded $3.6 million to build the Mackay Resources Centre of Excellence. This centre will be a one-of-a-kind facility in Queensland that will tap into local expertise to provide training and education, biomedical research, product innovation and demonstration, as well as having tourism potential

Mackay City Centre

The Mackay CBD provides a larger variety of job opportunities within only a 10 min drive from The Waters Ooralea.

The Mackay City Centre consists of more than 800 businesses over 100 hectares. A mix of different businesses, including retail, dining, health & beauty, entertainment, professional services, accommodation, technical services and much more.

Search for jobs online using the Mackay Region Job Link