The Bucket List, Bondi, NSW © Brett Hemmings, Destination NSW

Best places to live in Australia on your overseas experience

Bondi Beach, Sydney, NSW © Daniel Boud, Destination NSW

Bondi Beach, Sydney, New South Wales © Daniel Boud, Destination NSW

The best commute

An idyllic 30-minute ferry ride from the city centre, Manly has one of the best commutes in Australia.

Northside Books, Northbridge, WA © Suanlee

Northside Books, Northbridge, Western Australia © Suanlee

Naked In The Sky, Fitzroy, Melbourne, VIC © Josie Withers Photography

Naked in the Sky, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria © Josie Withers Photography

The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, QLD © Lachlan Douglas

The Tivoli, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland © Lachlan Douglas

Darwin YHA Hostel, Darwin, NT © YHA

Darwin YHA Hostel, Darwin, Northern Territory © YHA

Penny University, East End, Adelaide, SA © South Australian Tourism Commission

Penny University, East End, Adelaide, South Australia © South Australian Tourism Commission

Don't miss

Adelaide is recognised as one of the best festival cities in the world. Up the excitement with tickets to WOMADelaide, Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe.

Esplanade, Cairns, QLD © Andrew Watson

Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland © Andrew Watson

Local lifestyle

One of the best things about moving to Australia is adopting the unique local lifestyle. A spirit of mateship and a love of the outdoors is just the start.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT © Tourism Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Tourism Australia

Salamanca Market, Hobart, TAS © Tourism Tasmania

Salamanca Market, Hobart, Tasmania © Tourism Tasmania

Byron Bay, NSW © Tourism Australia

Byron Bay, New South Wales © Tourism Australia