People Fleeing Big Cities Risk Overwhelming Small Towns


From rum factory towns to historic gold rush centers, formerly quiet backwaters are reeling as the work-from-home trend gathers momentum.

The property market is running red hot in small-town Australia. Buyers are snapping up houses — sometimes sight unseen — as city folk bet the era of working in an office fulltime won’t return.

That’s filling some locals with horror.

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