G’Day and Welcome to Live Work and Play in Australia.
I’m Sharyn and this is my blog all about Australia. So whether you are a working holiday maker, a backpacker or an Australian citizen and will be travelling by yourself, in a couple or with your family, come join me to live work and play in Australia.
Let the journey begin!
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A brief history of the Hume Highway In 1824 the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and William Hovell to lead an expedition to discover new grazing land and to resolve the mystery of where New South Wales' western...read more
I grew up in the southern suburbs of Sydney and regularly caught the train into ‘town’ as we called Sydney. I even worked in a number of office buildings with amazing views over the harbour. Even though I am currently residing in Melbourne every visit I...read more
When you think Australia you think of beautiful beaches, barbecues, local flora and fauna and the never-ending outback. Now add great Australian ski resorts to the equation - yes ski resorts. The mountains may be small compared to overseas and the season...read more
The Great Ocean Road is one of the best known stretches of road in Australia. It is 243 km (151 miles) long and winds along some of the most rugged and picturesque coastline of Victoria. Starting at Torquay you pass through some great beach-side towns and...read more
Choose the right Insurance There are insurance policies available to cover you for just about everything you can think of, your life, your car, your house and contents, your job, your pets, etc. but when you are going to work and travel around Australia...read more
Sydney's YHA has fantastic views over Sydney HarbourStaying in hostels in AustraliaAustralia has many hostels with some of them being in highly sought after locations such as at famous beaches, in the outback, on tropical islands, in the ski fields and in...read more
Australia Working Holiday Visas are very popular and each year thousands of new working holiday makers descent on Australia's shores. There are two programs available, the Working Holiday Program and the Work and Holiday Program.The Working Holiday...read more
Australia is a big place with loads to see and do. You’ve got the magnificent coast line with its pristine beaches and reef, the outback and Central Australia and then you have the vibrant cities plus everything else in between. How are you going to get to...read more