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Old 05-04-2013, 01:25 AM
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Hello! I realize this is a completely subjective questions, and each area (as with anywhere else in the world) will have its pros and cons... I am a speech therapist in the US, currently in the process of obtaining reciprocal licensure in Australia, and am looking at various cities to see which would be the best match for me. As a current Floridian, I love warm weather, and would love to be somewhere warm. A native New Yorker, I also would appreciate somewhere that has a thriving arts scene. I am not really a bar or club person, so a hopping nightlife is definitely not a priority. Cost of living is also a deciding factor. From what I've read online, it seems like Adelaide offers cheaper rent, but energy/utility costs are quite high. Any advice on where to find information comparing various cities would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance for any help!


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Seeing as you're from Florida and having experienced it for myself I would most definately say Queensland is a similar weather climate (a little hotter maybe - and a little more humid)

But... if you're looking for the arts and culture I couldnt recommend Melbourne enough. Also the un-official food capital of Australia - which being a New Yorker I'm sure you can appreciate.

Adelaide is ... meh. There are nicer cities in Australia - Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Cairns to name a few. Rent is expensive wherever you go - as are utilities.


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I suggest Melbourne, since everywhere is expensive...


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Seeing as you're from Florida and having experienced it for myself I would most definately say Queensland is a similar weather climate (a little hotter maybe - and a little more humid)

But... if you're looking for the arts and culture I couldnt recommend Melbourne enough. Also the un-official food capital of Australia - which being a New Yorker I'm sure you can appreciate.

Adelaide is ... meh. There are nicer cities in Australia - Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Cairns to name a few. Rent is expensive wherever you go - as are utilities.
Hi...which city among more cheap and reliable and also good for new immigrants?


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Tasmania i guess. Housing is much lower there but consumption cost would be higher


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If you want warm weather and more chances for work look around Brisbane/Gold Coast/Sunshine Coast. If you want a larger city, try Sydney. Melbourne is colder and weather is not that good.


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Thank you very much nemesis and texter...


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Depends on what yr main priorities r, really.
Best for job opportunities - Sydney
Best for warm weather - Queensland/Northern Territory
Best for quiet life - Tasmania/South Australia
Best for arts - Melbourne
Worst for cold weather - Melbourne/Tasmania


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Depends on what yr main priorities r, really.
Best for job opportunities - Sydney
Best for warm weather - Queensland/Northern Territory
Best for quiet life - Tasmania/South Australia
Best for arts - Melbourne
Worst for cold weather - Melbourne/Tasmania
How bout Perth??Best for dirt....mining, haha


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Depends on what yr main priorities r, really.
Best for job opportunities - Sydney
Best for warm weather - Queensland/Northern Territory
Best for quiet life - Tasmania/South Australia
Best for arts - Melbourne
Worst for cold weather - Melbourne/Tasmania
What about western australia?not mentioned on it?


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