Moving to Australia post Covid-19
Established in 1884, John Mason International Movers has seen the world around us change and as a business we continue to evolve to ensure we deliver a first-class moving experience. Today we are one of the UK’s largest international removals companies, moving around 10,000 people each year. We can guarantee that if you are planning on moving to Australia post Covid-19, we can make the process far easier for you.
Moving to Australia post Covid-19 can seem to be something that seems near impossible given the current circumstances. Considering recent advice from the Government and the British Association of Removals (BAR), we can confirm that John Mason International is fully operational. However, the safety of our customers and employees is our number one priority, therefore we have introduced several new safety measures to ensure we are ‘Covid Secure’. Our international removals remain to be in place, and we have ensured that our process remains as safe and sensible. International removals to Australia are still a viable opportunity despite the current pandemic, and we can assure you that we are here to ensure your move “down under” will be smooth. If you are looking to find out more information around moving to Australia post Covid-19, you can read more in our guide here.
Moving to New South Wales
New South Wales boasts some of the best known and most brilliant places to settle including Sydney, Canberra and Newcastle to name but a few. If you are considering international removals to Australia anywhere in this region, we can accommodate any requirements. At John Mason we endeavour eliminate stress and increase efficiency of moving overseas to some of the most beautiful and desirable locations. We take the utmost care of your possessions as if they were our own. Our expert team are helpful, courteous and provide absolute clarity to all our customers, making sure that any worries you may have are addressed and that all your queries are answered. We want to make sure that you see your international removal to Australia is the start of something new and exciting and if never a process to be dreaded. Our entire team are experts in export packing, understanding the complexity of your move and taking the time to listen and understand your requirements before we begin the process. Whatever your reason for your move to New South Wales, our expert International removals team will be there every step of the way, providing an efficient and reliable service through start to finish. We can assure you that with our services, moving to Australia will be that slight bit easier.
About New South Wales
When first thinking about moving to Australia, the often-mistaken-to-be-capital city of Sydney probably crossed your mind. Whilst Sydney is a fantastic place to consider for your move to Australia, as the most populous state in the country, New South Wales has many other great locations to boast about. Teeming with culture, and arts, New South Wales is a stunning location to consider when thinking of moving to Australia. Distinguished by its National Parks, and coastal cities, New South Wales can make to be a fantastic location to move to for those seeking for the perfect ratio of city life and nature.
When considering coastal cities, let’s start with the obvious. Although technically not the capital of Australia, Sydney is the country’s biggest city, with a population of over 5 million. As well as having lots going on culturally, Sydney is home to the largest financial district in Australia. The city also hosts the largest natural harbour in the world, famously marked by the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.
Newcastle is renowned for its has a strong cultural heritage showcased in its variety of art galleries and museums. Like most Australian coastal cities, Newcastle has many beautiful beaches which set the scene for its notable chilled-out surf culture. In recent years, craft beer has been infiltrating the local culture in Newcastle, so if this is up your street, be sure to consider Newcastle as a potential location when moving to Australia.
Offering a different atmosphere to the beach culture of coastal cities, being known as the country music capital of Australia! Tamworth Country music festival takes place every year in late January; the events dominate the streets of the city for the duration of the festival, which is the second biggest country music festival in the world. Tamworth is located almost equidistant from Sydney and Brisbane, which could prove useful if you have business in both of these commercial hubs.
Recognised as the oldest inland settlement in Australia, Bathurst has developed strong revenue from the education, tourism and manufacturing industries. Bathurst also has a central business district with banking and government services, as well as a good range of retail stores and shopping centres.
Getting Around in New South Wales
The state government of New South Wales operates railways throughout the state, with NSW TrainLink providing intercity, country and even interstate services.
In terms of aviation services, Sydney’s Kingsford Smith airport is the largest airport in Australia, with separate terminals for international and domestic flights. New South Wales is also served by numerous domestic airports.
Things to do in New South Wales
Of course, when moving to New South Wales, you don’t want to miss visiting Sydney famous attractions, so Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and Bondi beach surely deserve a visit.
For a change of scenery, though, head up to the Blue Mountains, where you’ll be taken aback by the natural beauty of this national park, with plenty of walks to enjoy and lookouts to pause and soak up the scenery.
The snowy mountains offer something which you probably hadn’t included in your list of priorities when thinking about moving to Australia: skiing! This region offers something a little different to the often hot Australian climate, so is well worth a visit.
Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine-growing region, and a stunning place to enjoy panoramic views of the vast vineyards. You can also go on tours and visit winemakers to learn how they do it!
Technically outside of New South Wales, although totally enclaved by the state, is Australia’s capital, Canberra. The city lies in the small state of Australian Capital Territory, but you can hop in from New South Wales to visit Parliament House and learn about Australia’s political landscape.
There are more than one million tiles covering the roof of Sydney Opera House.
The arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge is affected by temperature, and can move up and down up to 18cm as it heats and cools.
The state got its name from its founder Lieutenant James Cook, who when sailing up the coast thought that it looked like south wales!