Live and Work

Live & Work – PORT PIRIE

Do you have a trade or skills which are currently in demand in Regional South Australia

Time for a tree-change or “See-Change?”  Yes?  Well, please consider the Upper Spencer Gulf city of Port Pirie…..

Modern education and sporting facilities, cheaper housing and 10 minutes to work! It’s easy to have a great lifestyle in Port Pirie with more time to fit in family, leisure, fitness, sport, culture, nature and fun experiences! Make lifelong friends and become part of a community who cares; you’ll never want to leave.

The largest employment sectors are health care and social assistance, manufacturing and retail trades. Trade qualified and professional workers are in strong demand, particularly those in heavy industry, construction, health and community service fields.

Current opportunities for employment exist for:

  • Metal Fabricators
  • Mechanical Fitters
  • Electricians
  • Crane Drivers
  • Commercial Cooks
  • Farm Workers
  • Case Managers
  • A range of management roles
  • Instrumentation Electricians
  • Riggers
  • Scaffolders
  • Health & Safety Officers
  • Social Workers
  • Disability Support Workers
  • Welders


To see more of the great lifestyle in Port Pirie view the Port Pirie Live and Work brochure.

To find out about work opportunities or to connect with local employers, contact our Local Employment Facilitator:


Lisa Brock

Employment Facilitator

M: 0449 671 183


Migration Information for Yorke and Mid North

Are you seeking information regarding regional visas and working in South Australia?

Please click on any of the following documents for more information:

Designated Area Migration Agreements

Fact Sheet – Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491)

Fact sheet – Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 494)

Fact sheet – Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)

Visa options matrix – Regional Visas


For further information please contact RDAYMN at or call 1300 742 414

Make the move to South Australia’s Lifestyle Region…

Are you looking to replace the concrete jungle, heavy traffic, pollution and city-stress with the best that rural and coastal living has to offer? The Yorke and Mid North of SA will reward you with the perfect blend of lifestyle, opportunities and services.

To find out more about Work-Life Opportunities, contact Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North

Phone: 1300 742 414

Click the image above to visit the lifestyle regions website!