Laura is home to the famous Golden North ice cream factory. Golden North is a South Australian icon brand and is the main employer in the town. The town has a population of 511. Laura services the surrounding farming community with its retail outlets, car dealer etc. Laura has a strong community group which has seen many improvements around the town primarily aimed at growing the tourist industry. The caravan park has new cabins, the look of the main street has been improved and a modern undercover playground has been established in the parklands. To the west of Laura is the picturesque Beetaloo Valley and Reservoir. Children would normally attend schools at Gladstone, located only a few minutes to the south. The town has its own hospital and all the services you need for enjoyable country living.

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