Sydney - a great place
to live and work
Sydney welcomes business and skilled migrants and expatriate Australians returning after living and working overseas.
With our strong economy, dynamic business environment and relaxed lifestyle, New South Wales (NSW) is a great place to do business, work and live.
Our capital city, Sydney, boasts an enviable quality of life. Sydney is ranked 7 out of 140 cities in the 2013 Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) Global Liveability Survey and number 10 out of 221 cities in the 2012 Mercer Worldwide Quality of Living Survey compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.
Sydney is a major global and Asia-pacific economic and cultural hub. It is home to a diverse range of businesses and industries. It is Australia's leading city, servicing the Australian as well as Asian, American and European markets.
Sydney combines job opportunities with the potential to grow your career and a diverse range of lifestyles that suit you. Further information on how to start your career and life in Sydney is available is available in the official guide to living and working in Sydney entitled Sydney: Your Future Starts Here (6.05mb).
NSW offers many career and employment opportunities, and welcomes business and skilled migrants as well as expatriate Australians returning after living and working overseas.
There are also many casual, temporary and full time employment opportunities for working holiday makers and other temporary visa holders.
The State has 40 per cent of Australia's ICT employment. Specialist ICT businesses employ almost 100,000 people. NSW is also home to 80 per cent of the multinational pharmaceutical companies in the country. NSW offers great career opportunities for professionals in these industries.
The NSW Government seeks highly skilled professionals and business people in finance, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and information and communications technology and sustainable environmental technologies to settle in Sydney, and in health care, engineering and trades to settle in regional NSW.
Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship
The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship contains all the information you need about visas and migration.
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