Despite strong levels of population growth, Sydney rental vacancy rates have lifted to the highest level in 13 years. This increase in supply has placed downside pressure on rents - which makes now a good time to move to a new rental property.
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After moving up from Adelaide, one thing was immediately clear to me: Sydney drivers spend a lot of money registering their vehicles.
To better support those injured on the roads and to reduce Green Slip costs for vehicle owners, the NSW Government reformed the CTP Green Slip scheme and implemented a new scheme that started on December 1, 2017. 4.2 million vehicle owners are eligible for a refund. Here's how to claim your refund.
Earlier in the month, Sydney Trains workers announced they were going on a 24-hour strike following a breakdown in negotiations between the train union and rail management. This would have caused mass delays across the city's entire train and tram networks between January 29 and January 30.
For those who missed the memo, the planned strike was blocked by the Fair Work Commission last Thursday. So does this mean it's business as usual? Well, not necessarily.
On the afternoon of one of the hottest days this year so far, Sydney's inner west has just gone dark. 11,000 homes are without electricity, andlo salvation isn't expected until later tonight. It's not a planned outage caused by excess load, though — the problem is with the local network in the area.
The NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) has requested a stop work meeting of teachers on Thursday, 8 December. The meeting is scheduled to end before school recess with classes commencing sometime after. As a result, some schools are asking parents to find "alternative arrangements" for children during the morning. Here's what you need to know.
NSW’s “tap-to-pay” public transport system will be replacing a swathe of paper tickets from 1 September. The switch to Opal is going to cost yearly and quarterly train ticket buyers hundreds of extra dollars per year. Thankfully, you still have a few weeks left to arrange a 12-month reprieve. Get in while you've got the chance.