Choosing where to live in Australia is the biggest challenge for relocating families. Hopefully by the time you leave your country of origin you will have decided which state or territory and town or city you plan to live in. However, if you’re moving to one of Australia’s state capital cities: Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin or Canberra, you’ll be keen to know more about specific suburbs and areas. We are often asked about the most family friendly suburbs in Australia and have a number of articles and tools to help you make an informed decision.

Help choosing where to live in Australia – the most family friendly suburbs and more…

Firstly, we recommend downloading Choosing Schools and Suburbs: our essential guide to your Australian school, suburb and home search. This printable action plan helps you identify a shortlist of potential suburbs for your family. We provide a process, resource lists and plenty of invaluable tips, based on first-hand experience. In Where to live in Australia: the best Sydney suburbs for families we share the suburbs we considered when we planned our relocation to Sydney. The article has received over 40 comments; regular readers explain why they love their Sydney suburb. This is the article to read if you’re moving to Sydney! Sydney for Kids If you’re still undecided about which state to move to in Australia, Which is Australia’s most liveable city? gives you ample food for thought. Live & Work in Australia: The most accurate, practical and comprehensive guide to living and working in Australia
There are a number of online resources you can use to learn more about the most family friendly suburbs in Australia’s state capital cities. In Australian suburb profiles – where to go to get the low down Mum shares some of the best resources with you. Melbourne The dilemma between moving to Sydney or Melbourne is a common one. We share some useful insight in Sydney vs Melbourne – fast facts. Which will you choose? Sydney Explorer: The Complete Residents' Guide (Residents' Guides) In our Love where you live in Australia campaign we received more reader comments about the best family suburbs and locations in Australia.

If you’re still undecided about which state \ territory or city to live in down under, you’ll need to do more research and these books will help:

Moving House Sticker Book [With Over 50 Stickers] (Usborne First Experiences) If you’re having doubts about moving to Oz, our article on Australia’s outstanding performance in liveability survey will convince you. The Rough Guide to Australia Sydneyism, Melbournism and Brisbanism provide further insight into daily life in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Invaluable if you’re planning on relocating to one of these Australian cities.
Relocation consultants that specialise in specific geographical areas in Australia can be indispensable when deciding where to live…. Cafe Life Sydney: A Guide to the Neighbourhood Cafes (Cafe Life) Relocation consultants we’ve written about…

Frommer\'s Sydney Day by Day (Frommer\'s Day by Day - Pocket) Mum’s Essential Ebook helps you choose where to live in Australia, invaluable information, advice, tips, links and checklists – download now for only $AUD12.

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We also provide essential ebooks to help with your move;

  • Mum’s Essential Ebook for families with children moving to Australia, 107 pages of critical information and advice on the Australian education system, choosing schools and suburbs in Australia, managing your Australian family budget, Australian tax matters, finding work, and health and safety Aussie-style – a MUST read if you’re moving to Aus with kids.
  • The ABC of Australian Schooling – The ABC of Australian Schooling is essential reading for parents, teachers and students moving to Australia. The aim of the book is to teach children the common terminology and procedures used in Australian schools. The ABC of Australian Schooling contains 28 pages and 104 terms relating to school life in Australia, each word is supported by an illustration or image to help you feel confident about going to school in Australia.

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