Life in Sydney, New South Wales

Welcome to Sydney.  We know you are going to love living in Sydney and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Sydney

Life in Sydney

Is Sydney a good place to live?

Yes, Sydney is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Sydney will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Sydney

Population of Sydney

The population of Sydney is 5,230,330.

Visas required to live in Sydney

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Sydney, 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 Sydney.  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.




Map of Sydney

Weather in Sydney

Hotels and Accomodation in Sydney

There are all types of accommodation available in Sydney.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  www.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  www.bookdirectandsave.com are cheaper.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation here on Airbnb

Or contact any of these great local hotel, apartment or holiday accommodation businesses.

The Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo
9 reviews
Hotels
+61285861888
139 Murray St, Sydney New South Wales 2009, Australia
Park Hyatt Sydney
45 reviews
Hotels
+61292561234
7 Hickson Rd, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park
32 reviews
Hotels
+61292866000
161 Elizabeth St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
QT Sydney
31 reviews
Hotels
+61282620000
49 Market St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Terminus Hotel
4 reviews
Hotels
+6196920301
61 Harris St, Pyrmont New South Wales 2009, Australia

Sydney is full of great businesses and helpful services.  Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Sydney

Raw Anthony Nader
9 reviews
Professional Services
+61292114444
100 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills New South Wales 2010, Australia
Andrews Partners
1 review
Accountants
+61295509493
121 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville New South Wales 2204, Australia
KPMG
1 review
Accountants
+61293357000
10 Shelley St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Cohen & Krass
1 review
Accountants
+61292999920
109 Pitt St, Suite 1205, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
William Buck
1 review
Accountants
+61282634000
66 Goulburn St, Level 29, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Banks in Sydney

Commonwealth Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
691-693 George St, Haymarket New South Wales 2000, Australia
International Finance Institute
1 review
Financial Advising, Specialty Schools
+61291192946
37 Bligh St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Sydney Mortgages
1 review
Mortgage Brokers, Real Estate Services
+61403324905
133 Castlereagh St, Level 21, North Sydney New South Wales 2060, Australia
Commonwealth Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61132221
51 Willoughby Rd, Crows Nest, Crows Nest New South Wales 2065, Australia
Australian Military Bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+64300132328
HMAS Watson, Cliff St, Watsons Bay New South Wales 2030, Australia

Cafes in Sydney

KUSUKA on Sussex street
5 reviews
Cafes
+61280330532
12/339 Sussex St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Kafeine
51 reviews
Coffee & Tea
+61419627527
57-59 York St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Social Brew Cafe
129 reviews
Cafes, Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee & Tea
+61295718792
224 Harris St, Pyrmont New South Wales 2009, Australia
Two Penny Blue
5 reviews
Coffee & Tea
120 Pitt St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Mug Life Cafe
17 reviews
Cafes, Donuts
+61419387626
308 Harris St, Pyrmont, Sydney New South Wales 2009, Australia




Carpet Cleaners in Sydney

Homeclean Commercial & Domestic Cleaning
1 review
Home Cleaning
+61400131252
40 Harrabrook Ave, Five Dock New South Wales 2046, Australia
Get Cleanr
1 review
Home Cleaning
+61300643227
Beacon Hill New South Wales 2100, Australia

Dentists in Sydney

Dental Care Glebe Sydney Dentists
3 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists, Orthodontists
+61295662030
239 Glebe Point Road, Glebe New South Wales 2037, Australia
TLC Dental
1 review
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists
+61285997107
308 George St, Level 1, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Michael Finkelstein Dentist
2 reviews
General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentists, Endodontists
+61292627778
222 Pitt St, Ste 105, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Todays Dental City
1 review
General Dentistry, Orthodontists, Cosmetic Dentists
+61292236622
70 Castlereagh S, Ste 401, Level 4, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Premier Dental Group
1 review
Cosmetic Dentists, General Dentistry
+61292323337
Ste 1203, 14 Martin Pl, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Doctors and Medical clinics in Sydney

You can find a doctor for an online consultation via The Online Medical Clinic

Or you can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

MedClinic
1 review
Family Practice, Bulk Billing
+61292350099
92 Pitt St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Holdsworth House Medical Practice
3 reviews
Medical Centers
+61293317228
Level 3, 26 College St, Sydney New South Wales 2010, Australia
Montrose Medical Practice
1 review
Family Practice
+61296606788
20 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe New South Wales 2037, Australia
Crown Clinic
1 review
Hair Loss Centers, Cosmetic Surgeons
+61289190499
Level 14, 187 Macquarie St, Park House, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Douglass Hanly Moir
1 review
Pathologists
+61295189904
114-116 Glebe Point Rd, Glebe New South Wales 2037, Australia




Electricians in Sydney

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Electricians in Sydney and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Or contact one of the Sydney Electricians below

Everest Electrical
1 review
Electricians, Security Systems, Lighting Fixtures & Equipment
+61410229139
81 McCarrs Creek Rd, Church Point New South Wales 2105, Australia

Hospitals in Sydney

St Vincent’s Public Hospital
4 reviews
Hospitals
+61283821111
390 Victoria St, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia
Royal North Shore Hospital & Community Health Services
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+61299267111
Pacific Hwy, Block 3, St Leonards New South Wales 2065, Australia
Mater Hospital
2 reviews
Medical Centers
+61299007300
25 Rocklands Rd, North Sydney New South Wales 2060, Australia
Sydney Children’s Hospital
1 review
Medical Centers
+61293821111
High St, Locked Bag 5, Randwick New South Wales 2033, Australia
Crown St Medical Centre
1 review
Medical Centers
+61293603338
351 Crown St, Lower Ground Floor, Surry Hills New South Wales 2010, Australia

Mechanics in Sydney

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Mechanics in Sydney and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Tyrepower Artarmon & Mechanical
1 review
Tires, Oil Change Stations, Auto Repair
+61299669950
17 Whiting St, Artarmon New South Wales 2064, Australia
Harold Park Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61295572913
Mathieson St, Annandale New South Wales 2038, Australia
Top Gear Automotive
1 review
Auto Repair
+61295197722
31 Unwins Bridge Rd, Sydenham New South Wales 2044, Australia
Em’s North Shore Auto Service & Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61299231900
42 Middlemiss St, North Sydney New South Wales 2060, Australia
John Hunter
1 review
Auto Repair
+61296601122
47 Greek St, Glebe New South Wales 2037, Australia




Newspapers in Sydney

Sydney Sun
1 review
Mass Media
+61292473500
Ste 202 Level 2, 111 Harrington St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Kinokuniya
43 reviews
Bookstores, Cards & Stationery, Newspapers & Magazines
+61292627996
Level 2, 500 George St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Quay Newsagency
2 reviews
Mass Media
+61292411027
Alfred St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Pest Control in Sydney

Sydneys Best Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611800819189
Level 45, 680 George St, World Square, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Mr Pesty
1 review
Pest Control
+61415557777
Roselands New South Wales 2196, Australia
Rentokil Pest Control
1 review
Pest Control
+611300307810
3-29 Birnie Avenue, Unit A1, Lidcombe New South Wales 2141, Australia

Plumbers in Sydney

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Plumbers in Sydney and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Hello Plumbing
2 reviews
Plumbing
+611300303055
Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
GAP Trade Services
1 review
Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC, Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61448243905
63A Barnstaple Rd, Russell Lea New South Wales 2046, Australia
Optimised Plumbing Services
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61411217174
Sydney New South Wales 2747, Australia
SeaSouth Plumbing & Hot Water
1 review
Plumbing
+61419788885
4 Naranga Ave, Engadine New South Wales 2233, Australia
Pendle Hill Plumbing Service
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61411728434
3 Preston Rd, Old Toongabbie New South Wales 2146, Australia

Real Estate Agents in Sydney 

You can make contact with the leading Real Estate Company Physis Realty www.PhysisRealty.com

Or contact another local Real Estate Agent

Restaurants in Sydney

South Steyne Floating Restaurant
4 reviews
Seafood, Venues & Event Spaces, Australian
+61292115999
1 Harbourside Jetty, Harbourside Jetty, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Social Brew Cafe
129 reviews
Cafes, Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee & Tea
+61295718792
224 Harris St, Pyrmont New South Wales 2009, Australia
Pendolino
57 reviews
Italian
+61292316117
412-414 George St, Shop 100, Level 2, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
The Meat and Wine Co – Sydney Darling Harbour
2 reviews
Restaurants
+61292119888
Darling Harbour Walk, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Oiden
45 reviews
Japanese
+61292671368
Shop 12, 537-551 George St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Schools in Sydney

Julian Ashton Art School
2 reviews
Art Schools
+61292411641
117 George St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
UTS Building 8 – Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
2 reviews
Colleges & Universities
14-28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo New South Wales 2007, Australia
Screenwise
1 review
Drama Schools
+61292814484
84-86 Mary St, Suite 2 & 3, Surry Hills New South Wales 2010, Australia
Broadway Bass & Guitar Lessons
1 review
Musical Instruments & Teachers, Language Schools
+61432714766
1077/185-211 Broadway, Ultimo New South Wales 2007, Australia
Macquarie University
6 reviews
Colleges & Universities
+61298509929
Bldg E3A, Macquarie University, Balaclava Rd, Level 2, North Ryde New South Wales 2113, Australia

Solicitors in Sydney

Holding Redlich
1 review
Lawyers
+61280830388
19 Martin Pl, Level 65, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Heathfield Grosvenor
1 review
General Litigation, Divorce & Family Law, Employment Law
+61280057388
Level 21, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Herd & Associates
1 review
Lawyers
+61293321055
233 Darlinghurst Rd, #1, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia
Cleary Hoare Solicitors
1 review
Lawyers
+61292625550
16-20 Barrack St, Level 6, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
Migration Downunder
1 review
Lawyers
+61294195411
815 Pacific Hwy, Suite 603, Level 6, Chatswood New South Wales 2067, Australia




Supermarkets in Sydney 

Thai Kee IGA Supermarket
4 reviews
International Grocery
+61292113150
Level 1, 9-13 Hay St, Haymarket New South Wales 2000, Australia
Aldi
3 reviews
Grocery
55-73 Oxford St, Darlinghurst New South Wales 2010, Australia
Harris Farm Markets
10 reviews
Grocery
+6193943280
61-67 Hall St, Bondi Beach New South Wales 2026, Australia
Woolworths
3 reviews
Grocery
+61287367467
61-79 Quay St, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia
IGA X-press
1 review
Grocery
+61292215925
50 Bridge St, Shop 19, Sydney New South Wales 2000, Australia

Vets in Sydney 

Alexandria Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61296984120
138-142 Botany Rd, Shop 1, Alexandria New South Wales 2015, Australia
Cremorne Veterinary Hospital
3 reviews
Veterinarians
+61299531090
73A Spofforth St, Mosman New South Wales 2088, Australia
Surry Hills Veterinary Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61296993951
419 Cleveland St, Redfern New South Wales 2016, Australia
Summer Hill Village Vet
1 review
Veterinarians
+61297972555
29 Grosvenor Cres, Summer Hill New South Wales 2130, Australia
Vetfriends Animal Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61298094788
130 Quarry Rd, Ryde New South Wales 2112, Australia