Getting Around Australia
Top 5 Locations for Expats in Australia
Nobody can deny the pull to Australia is magnetic. It is constantly ranked within the top ten greatest places to live in the world. People are attracted by the outdoor lifestyle, sunshine and sense of space. Not only families, but more and more young people are making the leap overseas in search of a better quality of life. But where is best for you?
Here is your guide to 5 of the most popular expat destinations in Australia:
A modern, young and vibrant city. Sydney-siders are spoiled with beautiful beaches, fabulous restaurants and a hive of cosmopolitan living. The world famous Sydney Opera House overlooks the city where fabulous art galleries and museums line the streets.
Sydney is Australia's commercial centre where you can find the best of Australia's fashion boutiques and a refreshing mix of cultures from around the world. Around forty per cent of Sydney's population were born overseas making for a diverse and friendly city.
All the food and fashion you can find is hidden beneath the city's exterior, down side streets and winding passages. Located on the South Eastern corner of Oz, Melbourne was voted the Most Liveable City in 2011 and true Melburnians are not surprised at the fact.
The second most populated city down under, Melbourne is found on the bay known as Port Phillip. The Yarra river splits the city also known as The Garden City in two, and it's beautiful heritage buildings mixed with stunning new structures create a unique experience for visitors and settlers alike.
Australia's fourth largest city, Perth is home to more than 1.8 million people.
Perth boasts over 80km of perfect beach, ideal for swimming and surfing that brilliantly complements the beachside lifestyle of the city.
The mild winters and hot summers make the climate here a great place to settle and the Central Business District (CBD) houses some fantastic shopping and entertainment venues.
Adelaide is known to possess a certain ‘romantic touch' mainly thanks to its abundance of churches and colonial architecture.
Surrounded by vineyards, gardens and parks, Adelaide is well known for its laid back and relaxed atmosphere offering a sense of quiet and restfulness that many of the larger cities simply can't offer.
With a small population of 1.5 million, warm dry summers and cool but mild winters, Adelaide could offer you the chilled lifestyle you've been searching for.
Queensland's capital city, Brisbane is well known for its abundance of monuments and Victorian architecture mixed in with many modern constructions that tower along its skyline.
The coast of Queensland is home to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef so what better place to explore Australia's stunning coastline?
Brisbane's economy is booming and it has grown positively in recent years making it great for first time settlers to find jobs in many industries from IT to the financial sector.
Moving house can be a stressful time, and relocating abroad can be especially difficult. Make sure you do you your research by asking lots of questions, employ friends and family who have had similar experiences to share their views. There are hundreds of people online who have made the move down under, so drain as much knowledge as you can.
Most importantly, find a company you can trust to handle your move. Choosing the right people can be a valuable asset as you start your new life.
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