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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Coffs Harbour is a city in New South Wales located on the coast and is a popular half way point between Sydney and Brisbane. It is 540 km north of Sydney and 390 km south of Brisbane. The region is known as the Bananacoast because Coff’s Harbour’s economy used to be based almost solely on bananas. Now, tourism, fishing and blueberries have eclipsed the banana industry for Coffs Harbour, but bananas and product are still important factors. Continue reading

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Over the last year, we have been highlighting different cities in Australia where you might choose to move to. In this first of our recap series, we featured city spotlights in Queensland: Brisbane, Toowoomba, Cairns, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, and Gold Coast. In this blog post, we will be recapping city spotlights where you might move to in New South Wales including Sydney, Wollongong, Maitland, Newcastle, and Tweed Heads. If you are moving to New South Wales, we hope that this guide and the related detailed posts for each city will help you make a decision or learn about your new city and the easiest way to hire a moving truck to move there. Continue reading

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