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Starting in Sydney News, Issue #024
June 02, 2011

Discover Lifestyle in Sydney.
Keep up with News about Australia

Starting in Sydney News brings you our latest tips about living in Australia. And a lot of information about things to do in Sydney and its attractions.

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Issue 24

The prestigious weekly, The Economist dedicated a special report to Australia at the end of May. It is an enjoyable reading that gives a terrific insight into the uninterrupted economic success that the country has had for the last 20 years. And that success has nothing to do with luck, explains the author, John Grimond. Take a look here

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Things to Do in Sydney in June

June is the month of the festivals: the Sydney Film festival which is screening over 160 movies, including the picture that won the Palme d'Or in Cannes, the Darling Harbour Jazz and Blues Festival, the Vivid Sydney festival.

Tourist Attractions in Sydney

And because Vivid Sydney is such a great event, here is more about it and also some photos of the amazing colours and special effects on the sails of the Opera House.

Lights, movies and festivals are all good, but how about education and learning? And did you know graduates of many Australian universities have become great scientists and some were awarded Nobel prizes?

Contributions from Our Readers

Job Hunting For those who have studied overseas and are hunting for a job, here is how Australian resumes differ from other resumes and some tips of how to tailor your resume to each job application.

Money Matters If you are interested in transferring your funds overseas or receiving expert advice, scroll to the bottom of the Australian Dollar Exchange Rate page and fill in the form. Specialist exchange broker Pure FX will answer your questions directly.

Aboriginal Food One reader asked several questions about Aboriginal food facts. Click here to see the replies.

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