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Australia

Local Time

04:25 PM

Local Temperature

15°C / 59°F


Destination Overview

Australia conjures up images of the Sydney Opera House, Ayers Rock, aborigones, and early colonists.

The country embraces many diverse cultures and offers a bounty of landscapes and rich history. The capital city of Australia is Canberra, which also houses the Federal Parliament. Two other major cities and business centers are Sydney and Melbourne, both located on the eastern seaboard of Australia. Australia is blessed with beautiful coastlines, beaches, natural bush, and scenic countryside as well as bustling cityscapes. Although primarily English-speaking, many residents also have a second language of either Asian or European origin.

Quick Info

  • Currency: AUD
  • Electricity: 240v
  • Languages: English
  • Population: 24 million



Housing

Australia offers good quality housing, from apartment style to free standing homes with yard areas. Typically the properties are not fully furnished, majority are unfurnished Kitchens come with stove, oven and usually a dishwasher. Fridge and/or microwave is not commonly included. Some apartments do provide washing machine and/or clothes dryer, but not always. Rental properties are in high demand in our cities and major regional areas. Expats enjoy the freedom to choose where they would like to live.

Typical Costs

Temporary
  • Studio – 2,400
  • One Bedroom – 3,750
  • Two Bedroom – 6,000
Permanent
  • Studio – 1,950
  • One Bedroom – 2,150
  • Two Bedroom – 2,000
Deposits
  • Holding Deposit – 1 week rent
  • Security Deposit – 4 weeks rent

Fun Fact

Australians love their "Aussie Burger", grilled beef patty, with cheese, bacon, fried egg, beetroot, pinapple slice, lettuce, tomatoe sauce, on a crisp toasted bread roll.

Schooling

Schooling costs can vary, but the typical costs for school are included below.

Typical Costs

Curriculums

Primary curriculum is divided into 3 stages. Kinder to Year 2, Year 3 and 4, Year 5 and 6. Key learning areas in our schools are English, Mathematics, Science & Technology, Human Society, Creative Arts, Personal Development, Health and Physical Education and Languages.

Average Annual Cost
  • Pre-K – 60 to 90 per day
  • Elementary – Temporary residents may be charged a fee depending on which State of Australia they live in.
  • Secondary Schooling – Varies from State schools to private schools.

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Fast Facts

  • Coastal Population

    More than 80% of population lives within 100 kilometers of the coast making it one of the World's most urbanised coastal populations.

  • Population

    Melbourne boasts the largest Greek population in the World outside Athens in Greece.

  • Flora and Fauna

    Most of the flora and fauna is unique to Australia and cannot be found anywhere else in the World.

  • Ocean Territory

    Australia has the World’s 3rd largest ocean territory, encompassing 3 oceans, approximately 12 million square kilometers.

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