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Starting in Sydney News, Issue #037
August 06, 2012

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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For anyone interested to relocate to Australia, by this time you probably already know that you cannot just apply. You have to be invited to apply. And to get an invitation you first need to express your interest online in the SkillSelect database. To do that head to the Department of Immigration website, read all the information and if you think you meet the requirements register your details.

These new rules have been in effect since 1 July 2012.

We have updated our section about relocating to Australia and are trying to provide some hints but for all the updated information visit

You could also take a free, online assessment here.

One of our readers asked a question about moving to Australia. Have a read and if you'd like to add anything or comment scroll down to the end of the page and click on the link to share your thoughts.

New Pages at Start a New Life in Australia

Sydney Activities in August is a summary of what you could do this month if you are in the capital city of New South Wales.

For example we spent some time dining out and reviewed a couple of restaurants:

Money Matters

Peter Lavelle, economics writer with foreign exchange specialist Pure FX shares his thoughts about the Australian dollar.

Want to know more? Ask him a question or ask for a free quote if you want to see how many Ozzie dollars your money can get.

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