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Moving to Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the national capital of Australia. Canberra enjoys a subtropical highland climate, with January being the warmest month averaging 28 °C and July being the coldest averaging 11 °C.

As a planned city, Canberra is an ideal place to relocate to and work in. It is planned to fit with modern society, making everything easily accessible to its residents. Canberra prides itself with remarkable natural features like the Brindabella mountains and the man-made Lake Burley Griffin.

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Whybirds Removals and Storage can help make any move to Australia a smooth one. Our team of Canberra removalist are trained to provide the highest level of service to our customers. Aside from packing and moving services, we can also assist with finding you a home you can move in to.

Living in Canberra Guide

Are you thinking about moving to Canberra? If you are, here are some of the things that you have to take into consideration:

Housing and Rental
Average monthly household rental payment – A$1,629
Average monthly household mortgage payment – A$2,178

Food
Meal (inexpensive restaurant) – A$20.00
Fast food hamburger menu – A$10.00
Mineral Water- A$2.86
Lettuce – A$2.64
Eggs (12) – A$4.84
Local Cheese (454g)- AU$3.59
Bread (454g) – A$2.55
Apples (454g) – A$2.01
Milk (3.79L) – A$6.09

Personal Care
Cold medicine (6 days) – A$8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) – A$19
Toothpaste (120g) – A$3.40
4 rolls of toilet paper – A$3.39
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (200ml) – A$3.78
Deodorant (50ml, roll-on) – A$5.45

With more than 160 years in the industry, Whybirds Removals and Storage has a professional team of removalists who are experienced in performing interstate removals in Canberra and other parts of Australia. Contact us today so we can discuss how our team can help you with your move.

Economy
Majority of the employment opportunities in Canberra are in the Public Administration and Safety industry. Compared to the previous years, those who work in the utility and support services industry have increased in number. There are several job opportunities for those who are interested in the professional/scientific/technical services, administrative/support services, and electricity/gas/water/waste services.

Education
Canberra has more than 130 schools and most of them are government schools. The city also has several Catholic and independent schools. If you’re relocating to Canberra with your children, it won’t be hard for you to find a new school they can attend. The schools in the city provide modern, well-equipped facilities to support the students in every learning stage.

Leisure/Attractions
Canberra has plenty of national museums and national monuments that residents and tourists can visit to learn more about the city’s rich culture and history. Some of the commonwealth buildings, such as the Royal Australian Mint and the Parliament House, are open to the public.

If you’re interested in nature and outdoor activities, you may visit the Australian National Botanical Garden, the National Dinosaur Museum, and the National Zoo and Aquarium. The city also has a thriving art and music scene that you can appreciate whether you’re an existing local or new to the city.

Transport:
One way ticket (local transport) – A$4.80
Monthly Pass – A$86.96
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) – A$5.00
Gasoline (1 gal.) – A$5.81

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