4 MOVING TO MELBOURNE
The lowdown on the Victorian capital and our guide to relocating there
10 “THE BEST MOVE WE MADE!” Read about migrants who discovered the work-life balance they were craving
14 “IT FEELS LIKE HOME” The Simpson family describe their outdoorsorientated lifestyle in Melbourne
21 TOP 10 REGIONAL HIGHLIGHTS The amazing diversity of landscapes in Victoria just waiting to be discovered
26 SKILLS IN DEMAND The skilled workers that are needed across a range of sectors in Victoria
30 DOWN TO BUSINESS Find out why Victoria is an excellent place to set up your own business
34 ICONIC MUST-SEES Our list of essential must-see visitor attractions in the Garden State
Find out what it’s like to live in cosmopolitan Melbourne (p4)
WelcomeItsofficial.Melbourneisthe world’s most liveable city. With an enviable array of sporting facilities, a great outdoor lifestyle and some of Australia’s best restaurants, it gives any visitor or migrant a fantastic introduction to the state of Victoria. And it was the winner of our Editor’s Choice Award last month!
It is therefore the ideal centrepiece for our supplement, with a guide to the city’s lifestyle (p4) providing an overview of relocating to Melbourne. Elsewhere, we have real life stories of what it is like to relocate to Victoria (p10) and in particular, the Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne (p14).
If you’re still undecided about which part of the state would suit you best, then don’t miss our guide to Victoria’s Top 10 regions (p21) which should give you all the information you need. There’s also a host of handy advice on getting a job (p26), and guidance on starting a business in Victoria (p30).
Last but not least, we cover one of Victoria’s best-known icons on page 34. Enjoy!
John Weir, Publisher
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