Gulargambone - Australia, Rural to Urban Migration
Gulargambone: Located in NSW which is in the south of Australia
Push factors: less jobs, very small, not many doctors, hospitals etc, small population: 500, not much of a social life, negative multiplier effects.
Pull factors to the city: more jobs, more people, hospitals, better Q.O.L, variety of jobs, more of a chance, more chance of having a relation ship = population increase, wider culture.
How has Gulargambone changed:
1) Rural transaction centre was built: provides facilities such as internet, post shop, dry cleaning, photo development, lottery, medical centre.
2) Cafe: advertising, attracting tourists = attracting people to explore Gulargambone, helpes social life = positive multiplier effect.
3) Language schools for tourists: helps to improve their English.
These changes helped people to STAY IN GULARGAMBONE.