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 About Roxby Downs

Roxby Downs is a mining town located in northern South Australia.  The town was purpose built to service the Olympic Dam mine which contains one of the largest known ore bodies in the world today.

The Olympic Dam mine is owned by BHP Billiton, the mine produces copper, uranium, silver and gold.  Roxby Downs is a unique town with a residential population of around 4,500 with an average age of 29 years.
It has one of the highest birth rates in Australia. With a lifestyle that is the envy of many, Roxby Downs is truly a unique destination and a place full of opportunity.

This is a community based website full of information for all things Roxby Downs.

At you are able to discover a site full of information and hundreds of contacts for sporting groups and facilities, community groups and businesses, a Business and Services Directory, plus much more information.


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 EXPRESSION OF INTEREST  - Piano teacher, Roxby Downs 

12 February 2015

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced and passionate piano / keyboard teacher to travel regularly to Roxby Downs (located 560km north of Adelaide in South Australia) for 1 – 2 days per week to establish and maintain a music teaching business in the town.

The Art and Culture Forum of Roxby Downs has received funding from BHP Billiton Olympic Dam to provide a subsidy to contribute towards travel and accommodation costs for the successful candidate.

A recent survey of residents indicated a group of potential students interested in receiving tuition and a room for teaching lessons has been arranged on Roxby Downs Area School grounds, the details of which will be shared with the successful candidate.

Interested applicants with a vision for a sustainable model for this exciting project are encouraged to discuss this with Dr Owen Lewis.

For further information, a detailed job description and details on how to apply, please contact Dr Owen Lewis on or 0434 085 269.







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