Southern Australia has shivered through some bracing days this winter. Brr!
During a cold snap, many people start thinking about days when you don’t have to be rugged up, have the heating on full blast or worry about the cost of heating.
It’s a time when some older people start to think about a permanent move to a warmer climate.
But where would you move?
For some, the Sunshine Coast beckons.
For an indication of the climate:
Have a look at the Sunshine Coast Airport:
Mean maximum temperature: 25.5 C
Mean minimum temperature: 15.9C
(Bureau of Meteorology)
Median age: 45 years
% Over 65: 22.7%
Median age: 59 years
% Over 65: 59 years
Median age: 47 years
% Over 65: 23.4%
Median age: 44 years
% Over 65: 17.2%
Median age: 57 years
% Over 65: 36.3%
(ABS 2016 Census)