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Our guide was written by Merryn Calear and last published on Wednesday 6th November 2013.
|01||Consider your commute when choosing where to live. Look for convenient access to roads or public transport.|
|02||Entry to public schools is determined by where you live, so you'll need to base your housing search on the school's district.|
|03||Secondhand shopping for furniture, household items and other necessities is very popular. Garage sales and online classifieds can reduce your costs.|
|04||Sydney can be overwhelming and joining a local community group will help you meet people and make friends with common interests.|
|05||Overseas calling cards are the most economical way to talk with friends and family back home. You can talk for less than .05c a minute with some cards|
The original estimate of the construction cost of Sydney Opera House was $7 million, while the final cost came to $102 million.