The Super Connected Lifestyle Locations report, written by Salt and commissioned by the NBN, describes the shift towards telecommuting in Australia in detail.
Faster broadband is creating ‘lifestyle towns’ all over Australia. There are more than 100 towns on the beach or in the country within 150 km of Sydney. In Victoria, there are 160 towns within two hours of Melbourne, and over 140 in Queensland. These kinds of towns have the potential to become ‘e-change zones’.
Fast and reliable broadband is essential for a town to be part of the e-change revolution. The survey showed that 65% of respondents said when considering a sea-change or tree-change, that a reliable internet connection was important for providing employment opportunities.
Read the report in the included link