Anytime you move to a new home, it is a big undertaking. There are plenty of expenses and no shortage of work, so any amount of money that you can save is a big help. We have some money saving tips for your next move to share with you. Hopefully at least some of these 5 tips will help you when it comes time for your next move. Continue reading

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Sydney is one of the most iconic and well-known cities in the world. It is the capital of New South Wales and the second most populous city in Australia. If you are moving to Sydney, you can use this blog post as a resource to help you learn about the city, what it is like to like there and what things there are to do when you aren’t working. Sydney’s location is unique. While it is a major metropolitan hub, the mountains, national parks, and countryside nearby make it ideal for getting variety and a lot of different Australian landscapes near the place you live and work. We previously featured Sydney on our blog with tips for moving there and 6 reasons why you should move to Sydney. Continue reading

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Are you planning to move to Adelaide? We regularly feature city spotlights here on our blog and we have featured Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia  before, but since that was almost three years, ago, it is time to revisit what it’s like to live in Adelaide, South Australia.  As we mentioned, Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and it has a population over 1.3 million. This city has the most centralised population of any other state because more than 75 per cent of South Australians live in Adelaide. Adelaide is a planned city with five squares arranged in a grid with the Adelaide city centre in the middle with a ring of parks called the Adelaide Parklands. There is a great deal of variety with the beaches, the city, and the Adelaide Hills all nearby, residents can experience a lot of variety close to the city. Most of the homes in Adelaide are single-storey detached homes built on 1,000 square metre blocks with a wide variety of styles. Adelaide is considered a “20 minute city”, which means that you can reach any destination in the city from another destination within 20 minutes. Continue reading

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Tamworth is a New South Wales city that is located inland on the western side of the Great Dividing Range in the New England region. It is situated on the Peel River and is the major regional centre for the region. It is known for equine events and country music. Tamworth began to develop in the 1830’s and was gazetted in 1850. It is known as the “First City of Light” because it was the first place in Australia to have electric street lighting that was powered by a municipally owned power station in 1888. Continue reading

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This is part three in our series on the best places in Australia for vacation homes. Here on the Budget Trucks Blog, we often highlight cities to move to but now we are featuring the best cities to have a vacation home in. If you are planning on a vacation home, you likely want to find some place to relax, have fun, or an adventure away from all of the hustle and bustle of city life. In part one of our vacation home series we featured the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Mackay on the coast of Queensland, Port Douglas in the Tropical Far North of Queensland, and Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne, Victoria. In part two, we took you to possible vacation home destinations: Margaret River Region in Western Australia, Bruny Island in Tasmania, Shark Bay in Western Australia, and the Australian Alps. Here are four more places where you might choose to make your vacation home: Surfer’s Paradise, Kangaroo Island, Byron Bay, and Ningaloo Reef. Continue reading

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We often highlight cities to move to here on the Budget Trucks Blog, but today, we are featuring the best cities to have a vacation home in. If you are planning on a vacation home, you likely want something away from the CBD and all of the traffic, etc. When staying in your vacation home, you will want to be away from the sights you see every day and close to attractions and things you will be doing on your holiday. Here are 5 places where you might choose to make your vacation home. Continue reading

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Here on the Budget Trucks Blog, we have written a great deal of advice about moving to a new home. Today, we are covering tips for when moving to a new office. When it is time to move your office, everything must be planned and organised in advance. Careful planning is the key to a smooth and successful move with little downtime and the least amount of hitches. Here are 10 tips for moving your office. Continue reading

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Gladstone and Tannum Sands are two cities in the Gladstone Region of Queensland. They are located adjacent to each other with Tannum Sands just south of Gladstone. Both cities are right on the coast and residents can enjoy the proximity to the southern section of the Great Barrier Reef. Continue reading

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The cities of Mooroopna and Shepparton in Victoria are usually referred to together as a unit. They are located about a 2 hour drive north of Melbourne and a little over 150 km. In the 2011 census, the combined population of the two cities was at 60,450. The two towns are opposite each other. Mooroopna is on the banks of the Goulburn River and Shepparton is in the floodplain of the Goulburn River. The Midland Highway joins the two towns which are separated by the river. Mooroopna is more residential and Shepparton has the Central Business District and is more urban. Mooroopna is considered a suburb of Shepparton. Continue reading

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Mildura, Victoria and Wentworth, New South Wales are two adjacent cities on the opposite sides of the Victoria and New South Wales border. They are located inland and also very close to South Australia. These two cities are growing in popularity and population. The combined population of these cities is over 50,000. They are both centrally located to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, and the Murray River. If you are thinking about moving to either city in this Sunraysia region, read on to find out more about each city. Continue reading

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