Useful links for expats in Sydney

Baggage
http://www.jetta.com.... (excess baggage)

Banking
http://www.banks.com.... (neutral information)
http://www.anz.com.au...
http://www.commbank.c...
http://www.hsbc.com.a...
http://www.nab.com.au...
http://www.stgeorge.c...
http://www.westpac.co...
http://www.raboplus.c...
http://www.ingdirect....

Cafes
Malibu, 62 Foster St, Surry Hills

Car sales
http://www.carsales.c...
http://www.redbookasi...
http://www.drive.com....

Communications
http://www.phonechoic... (mobile/cell phones)
http://www.skype.com...
http://www.bestphonec... (int’l calls) - buy them from 7 Eleven!

Cost of living
http://www.gomatilda....
http://www.justlanded...

Emergency Services - call ‘000’

Food and drinks
http://www.eatability...
http://www.sydneypubg...
http://www.usafoods.c...
http://www.worldsbest...
http://www.tasteofhom...

Furniture hire/sales
http://www.livingedge...
http://www.pabs.com.a...
http://www.allstatewh...
- Moore Park ‘Supa Centa’ (sales)

Healthcare
http://www.medicare.c...
http://www.austhealth...
http://www.iselect.co... (insurance comparison)

Internet provider comparison
http://bc.whirlpool.n...

Justices of the Peace
http://www.lawlink.ns... (JP register)

Libraries
http://www.cityofsydn...
http://www.sl.nsw.gov...

Living away from home allowance
http://www.ato.gov.au... (expat tax advantage)

Miscellaneous
http://www.gumtree.co... (ads for just about everything)
http://www.yellow.com...
http://www.whitepages...

Money
http://www.maxpay.com... (earn more!)

National Parks
http://www.environmen...

Parental
http://www.motherinc....
http://www.fsa.org.au...
http://www.careermums...
http://www.mumsatwork...

Pet transport & kennels/catteries
http://www.bluecrossa...

Real estate
http://www.domain.com...
http://www.realestate...
http://www.myhome.com...
http://au.easyroommat...
http://sydney.gumtree...
http://www.unitz.com....

Recruitment
http://www.careerone....
http://www.mycareer.c...
http://www.globalcare...
https://jobsearch.gov...
http://seek.com.au...
http://mycareer.com.a...
http://www.bestjobsau...

Salary surveys
http://content.mycare...
http://seek.com.au/ca...
http://www.careerone....

Schools
http://www.privatesch...
http://www.schools.ns... (public schools)
Call 131 536 – find out the name/location of the public school local to your home

Social
http://www.meetup.com...
http://www.getalife.c...
http://www.newcomersn...
http://www.infusion.o...
http://www.mamyda.com...

Surfing
http://www.surf-forec...
http://www.couchsurfi...

Tax office / tax registration
http://www.ato.gov.au...
http://www.ato.gov.au... (TFN no.)
http://www.taxback.co... (claim your income tax back)

Tips
http://www.aussiemove...
http://www.migrationn...
http://www.justlanded...
http://www.australiaf...
http://britishexpats....

Transport/Travel
http://maps.google.co...
http://www.ubd.com.au...
http://www.131500.com... (Sydney transport - you can also call them 131500)
http://www.staterail....
http://www.countrylin...
http://www.virginblue...
http://www.webjet.com...
http://www.jetstar.co...
http://www.aussietrav... (Aussie travel saver card)

Utilities
Gas/Electricity price comparison:
http://www.uswitch.co...


Voting for overseas US citizens
http://www.fvap.gov...


If you come across any businesses or useful services that other expats might benefit from please email me and I'll add them to the list.

E: rebeccawells31@yahoo.com

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