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Best regions to live in New South Wales

Top ranked regions rated by locals in the community.


3.5Ranked 1st

"Armidale - It is what you make it"

I have been in Armidale a little over two years now (after moving from a large Metropolitan City) and have to say it is fantastic place to be so long as you are prepared to put effort into getting inv…
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Sydney (Greater)

4Ranked 2nd

"Quiet beach town outside a big city"

After growing up in western sydney I moved to the sydney cbd for about 7 years and then to umina beach 6 months ago. The move was with huge hesitation however it was the best decision I have ever mad…
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4Ranked 4th

"Beautiful area- Friendly people"

As someone who has recently moved to Forster from the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, I can safely say that it truly is a beautiful area to live. I am exercising and enjoying my surrounds more than I ever …
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Mid-North Coast

3.5Ranked 5th

"A raw diamond- where the mountains meet the sea"

We did extensive research and certainly considered all the reviews on Homely before we chose to call Coffs Harbour home. We lived in Europe for the past 10 years and it was time to come back and give…
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3.5Ranked 6th
Donna Duncan

"Take a Tree Change for a Happy Life!"

Increasingly people are seeing the added value in taking a 'tree change' and making the move to regional Australia. The Riverina City of Albury is one such place attracting large numbers of city dwell…
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4Ranked 7th

"God's country a little village called Lennox Head"

What an amazing lifestyle that is on offer here. Golden sand beaches, community spirit, relaxed environment and wonderful food are a few points to wet your appetite to come and live and or invest in h…
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Central West

3.5Ranked 8th

"Lithgow who could ask for more,"

I moved to Lithgow over two years ago and rented for the first nine months before buying my gorgeous little home. The town is small and friendly it has an Aldi and your regular Coles and Woolworths as…
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3.5Ranked 9th

"Lots of opportunity and high standard of living"

Having moved to Wagga from Sydney (Hurstville) 15 years ago one thing is certain: I'd never move back 'home'. Wagga has so much to offer couples with young families. The most obvious benefit is house…
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South Eastern

3.5Ranked 10th

"Merimbula - A great destination."

Merimbula is a vibrant town that is situated on the southern coast of New South Wales. Throughout the year Merimbula's population is quite low, however is summer periods it peaks with a vast amount o…
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North Western

2.5Ranked 11th

"'Nest in the Hills'"

A 'Nest in the Hills' is the exact way to describe such a beautiful place where I was born and bred. A great town with heart, spirit and soul. While still keeping to the country aspects of working har…
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Far West

2.5Ranked 12th

"A **REALLY** safe, nice town to live in."

It's dusty and dry and old looking. If you want "hip" and "modern" and "touristy" .... please go elsewhere, you'd hate it here. If you want personal safety, nice genuine people, LOW LOW LOW house p…
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