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Sydney is the first city to be set up in Australia as a penal colony back in 1777 when the first fleet arrived from the UK. The main industries are property and business services, retail, manufacturing, and health and community services. Back in the 1980 jobs moved from manufacturing to the services and information sectors due the dot com boom. The Surrounding areas like the Blue Mountains and the Hawkesbury Valley well known for its quality apples, stone fruits, oranges, honey and vegetables – you are sure to find work here.
Sydney has a population of around 4.3 million
Sydney was built around Port Jackson, which includes Sydney Harbour. Sydneys nickname is, "the Harbour City".
Major icons are the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge.
Sydney is one of the most multicultural cities in the world.
Sydney also ranks among the top 10 most livable cities in the world.
It is Australia’s most expensive city to live in and the 15th most expensive in the world.
Sydney only overtook Melbourne in population in the early years of the 20th century and has remained the largest city in Australia since that time.
Sydney has a temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters.
The most popular sport in Sydney is rugby league.
There is always something to do in Sydney.
We have put together a few lists to help you find accommodation and work whilst travelling around Australia these will help point you in the right direction.
Travelling and working in Australia will be a life changing experience
Need a visa for Australia
WHV's can ONLY be applied for; before arriving in Australia. Working Holiday Visa's* can only be granted before you arrive in Australia. For details about applying visit Australia's official website here (www.immi.gov.au) or visit a Travel Agent or an Australian Embassy or Consulate in the country you are in.
Tax for working holiday makers.
It is a complete myth that you will automatically get all your tax back when you leave Australia! There is a lot of confusion out there amongst, not only working holiday backpackers but also amongst many employers and even some accountants and tax agents.