Life in Goulburn
Life in Goulburn
Welcome to Goulburn. We know you are going to love living in Goulburn and have a great time if you are passing through.
Is Goulburn a good place to live?
Yes, Goulburn is a great place to live or visit. Below our guide to Goulburn will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.
Visas required to live in Goulburn
If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Goulburn, you are going to need a visa to do so. Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Goulburn. Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.
If you are moving to Goulburn and want to find a job in Goulburn we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Goulburn for new arrivals. Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.
Map of Goulburn
Weather in Goulburn
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of the Australian state of New South Wales, approximately 195 kilometres (121 mi) south-west of Sydney, and 90 kilometres (56 mi) north-east of Canberra. It was proclaimed as Australia’s first inland city through letters patent by Queen Victoria in 1863. Goulburn had a population of 23,835 at June 2018. Goulburn is the seat of Goulburn Mulwaree Council.
Goulburn is a railhead on the Main Southern line, a service centre for the surrounding pastoral industry, and also stopover for those traveling on the Hume Highway. It has a central park and many historic buildings. It is also home to the monument the Big Merino, a sculpture that is the world’s largest concrete-constructed sheep.
Hotels and Accommodation in Goulburn
There are all types of accommodation available in Goulburn. The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save Bookdirectandsave.com
This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.
Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.
Goulburn is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.
Accountants in Goulburn
Banks in Goulburn
Cafes in Goulburn
Carpet Cleaners in Goulburn
Dentists in Goulburn
Doctors and Medical clinics in Goulburn
You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.
Contact one of the Goulburn Electricians below
Hospitals in Goulburn
Mechanics in Goulburn
Newspapers in Goulburn
Pest Control in Goulburn
Plumbers in Goulburn
Real Estate Agents in Goulburn
Restaurants in Goulburn
Schools in Goulburn
Solicitors in Goulburn
Supermarkets in Goulburn
Vets in Goulburn
For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.
To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker. Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.