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Playgroups in Sydney for Families with Young Children

Playgroups are a great way for, not just expat parents, but expat children to make new friends. Here's is what you need to know about playgroups in Sydney.

How to Be Prepared for the Australian Job Market Before Moving...

Whether you’re relocating to our shores for your spouse, or you’re moving for a fresh start, to pursue better opportunities, there are some aspects of the Australian job market that you should consider. Doing your research before you arrive in Sydney will increase your employment chances post-touchdown.

Want to Study Abroad? Five Reasons to Study in Sydney, Australia

Moving to a different country to continue your education is already a difficult choice, but finding the perfect city match to your own personality and learning preferences makes it all the more challenging.

Getting to Know Your Australian Superannuation

The team at Nationwide Super provided Sydney Moving Guide the content for this post.So, you’re moving to Sydney, and you’ve heard about Australian Superannuation....

Common UK Expatriate Tax Issues

Common UK Expatriate Tax questions and answers for UK expats living in Australia. Dates to remember, residence rules, claiming UK state pension and more.

A Guide to Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

Sydney's Eastern Suburbs This post will look at different areas within the area of Sydney known as the Eastern Suburbs. This region is roughly located...

A Student’s Guide to Finding a Place to Stay in Sydney

This is a guest post from Ana Gusso. Ana works in Education Marketing focusing on international students and has assisted countless people to pursue...

Five Tips to Help Your Child Adjust to Life as an...

Moving Abroad is Stressful for the Whole Family Your dreams of living abroad may have included strolls down cobblestone paths, exciting and exotic dishes at...

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Transferring Money Overseas

One of the biggest issues you will have as an expat is getting your money sorted.The last thing you want is to erode...

House Sitting in Sydney Will Save You Money on Short-Term Accommodations

Moving to Sydney is expensive.Without a place to call home, you may find yourself forking out beaucoup bucks renting a short-term accommodation in...

Eight Reasons Why You Should Migrate To Australia

Why not make Australia your new home?Though quite a distance away from the rest of the world, Australia is considered by many to...

How to Transfer Your Money to Sydney (and How NOT to...

Transferring money internationally is a common problem for expats as many still have bills back home that they need to stay on top of.When...

Moving to Australia with Pets

Moving to Australia with pets is a long and complicated process that takes up to 180 days and a minimum of 10 days in quarantine in Australia. If a move to Sydney lies ahead and you’d like to bring your furry family member along with you, here are a few tips to get you started.

Top Transportation Options for Expats Moving to Sydney

For newly arriving expats, getting around Sydney is one of the first hurdles to overcome. Public transport vs buying a car vs car share, which is better?

Top Winter Getaways in New South Wales

Most moving to Australia only think about the beaches but NSW has several areas well known for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.

Three Things You Need to Know Before You Ship Your Belongings...

This is a sponsored guest post, even so I think it's is very relative to anyone who is thinking of shipping anything to Australia....

A Need-to-Know Guide to Australian Customs

If you are planning to ship parcels to Australia it is your responsibility to understand the current Australian Customs regulations.There are several things to...

We Have Nothing to Declare

Before arriving in Australia, most expats have heard about Australia's strict regulations. With the lure of sunshine, lower cost of living and a lifestyle in the great outdoors, Australia wins hands down. It’s no surprise that 43,000 Brits fled Down Under in 2013, with Sydney being a popular spot for relocation.

Moving to Australia After Brexit

Will the UK leaving the EU have any affect on expats in Australia? When the UK voted to leave the EU on the 23rd of June 2016, shockwaves were felt around the globe. Whilst the effects of the vote are hard to predict as the final details are being fleshed out over the next couple of years, a huge number of Brits wanting to reside in Australia must be wondering, ‘What happens next?’

Your Ultimate Guide to Making a Successful 457 Visa Application in...

Are you looking for sponsorship for Australia? Here's how to submit a successful 457 visa application for Australia sponsorship plus a free visa assessment. What is a 457 visa? The Temporary Work (Long Stay) 457 visa is an employer-sponsored visa that allows the employee to work for up to four years. It’s the most popular type of employer-sponsored visa in Australia.

Sydney Suburb Selection and How You Can Get It Wrong by...

Sydney is divided into several areas. Like any other big city, each has different characteristics and is described by stereotypes. You might find that it is hard to do online research on these characteristics because you can imagine publishing such articles take a bit of guts.

Finding Childcare Before You Move to Sydney

Are you moving to Sydney with young children? Tips and advice from an expat mum on how to find childcare in Sydney before you move.

Negotiating the Australian Medical System as an UK Expat

(Note: This post was originally published at The Sydney Life, an expat blog by Samantha Binding.)I’m not going to lie, the medical system in...

Save Time Searching for Toddler-Friendly Apartments in Sydney

I've got another great guest post to share with you today from an American expat family living in Sydney.John and Erin's blog is...

Seven Things That Every Working Holiday Backpacker Needs to Know Before...

This is a guest post from a SMG reader from Seattle, my hometown. Go Hawks!Bre originally contacted me with a question about her...

Three Important Things to Consider Before Moving to Australia from the...

You won't regret moving from the UK to AustraliaIt's a decision you won't regret, and it will change your world more than you might...

What You Need to Know About Bugs in Australian Households

Keeping the bugs in Sydney where they belong, outside.Lots of newcomers to Australia have questions, concerns, or the occasional nightmare about the crawling...

Sydney Suburbs Guide: Parramatta

Newcomer's Guide to Sydney Neighborhood ParramattaParramatta is located in Sydney's Western Suburbs - it's about a 40 minute drive from the CBD. Mention 'Parramatta'...

Sydney Suburbs Guide: Surry Hills

Newcomer's Guide to Sydney Neighborhood ManlyIt doesn't get much more inner-city than Surry Hills - it's within walking distance of Central Station and only...

Sydney Suburbs Guide: Manly

Newcomer's Guide to Sydney Neighborhood ManlyIf you're looking for the quintessential Aussie experience - i.e. surf, sun and beer - Manly is the perfect...

Sydney Suburbs Guide: Paddington

Newcomer's Guide to Sydney Suburb PaddingtonPaddington is a stylish inner-city suburb that's filled with boutique shops, trendy bars and bustling cafes. Affectionately referred to...

Sydney Suburbs Guide: Bondi

Newcomer's Guide to Sydney Suburb Bondi You've probably seen the pictures, but nothing can compare with seeing Bondi Beach for the first time with your...

Working Visa Health Insurance

When applying for a working Australian Visa a common requirement is to prove that you have ‘adequate health insurance for your stay within Australia’....

Living in Sydney and Commuting to the CBD for Work

Sydney is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful cities and a great place to live, but the city lifestyle isn’t for everyone. Whether...

The Top Three Universities in New South Wales

Studying overseas can give you an invaluable wealth of learning and experience that you won't be able acquire if you study in your own...

Sydney Attractions At Night

Sydney takes on a different environment at night. The lights of the city's building and roads reflect magnificently off the Harbour’s water to generate...

What You Need To Know About Teaching In Australia

In order to get any teaching position, you will need a qualification from a reputable learning institution. There are plenty of universities and colleges...

Advice for Expats Moving to Sydney

Moving overseas can be an exciting yet daunting prospect.With Sydney being one of the world’s most liveable cities, you will understandably feel a...