Cost of living
The cost of living in Sydney is justified by the fact that it is one of the best cities in the world.
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Living costs will vary by location, and by your lifestyle. With a student card, you will be eligible for concession prices to events, the cinema, museums and more.
The Australian government visa requirement is A$18,610 per year for students. This value applies as of 1 July 2012. View more information about student visa living costs and evidence of funds on the Department of Immigration and Citizenship website.
Schooling for your children
If you have children from 5-15 years of age, it is a legal requirement that they attend school. There are many public, private and multi-faith/religious schools for all ages, which charge fees ranging from quite low to very expensive. Find out more about education and childcare in New South Wales.
See the following webpages for great advice on managing your money during your time in Australia.