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Discussion in 'Where to Buy' started by Gockie, 8th Apr, 2016.

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  1. Gockie

    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    Where do you reckon has the best weather in Aus?

    A colleague of mine in Parramatta is moving back up to Qld to be closer to his family. He was thinking of buying a ~800k apartment in Chatswood but eventually decided to move back to Qld.

    Anyway, I said it is a good time to move since we are going into winter and Qld's (Brisbane's) winters are more mild. But he said he liked Sydney's summer's better!
    He has very fair skin....

    So i'm guessing mid North Coast NSW has the best weather... but it's not so great jobwise...
    So 2 questions:

    1. If you live somewhere just for the weather, where would it be?

    And q2. Where would be the ideal place for you to live, taking into account both jobs and weather...
     
  2. Kinnon Bell

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    1. Cairns
    2. Cairns

    :D
     
  3. Nick Valsamis

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    1. Europe for both seasons

    2. Australia
     
  4. HUGH72

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    Assuming Australia ? For weather, anywhere between about 25 and 30 degrees south.
    Hervey Bay to Coffs Habour.
     
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    I thought I hated Canberra weather, but have found I'm not so fond of hot weather after all. Even though Canberra is cold, it's a beautiful blue sunny sky cold which is actually great.

    In terms of career opportunities I think Canberra is fantastic.
     
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  7. Gockie

    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    Truth is, I think Sydney's great. But I don't like the winter!
    Maybe, (on the assumption we are staying put since we bought the house) then the plan for me when I retire is to travel each winter for 3 months to someplace warmer...
     
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    Gockie I'm an ISTP-A female, so I might be a bit quirky! Premium Member

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    This sounds perfect to me.
     
  9. ellejay

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    NE Vic seems to have amazing weather. It's been sunny here more or less every day for the last year. Summer was hot and Autumn is really lovely at the moment. Winter last year was cold but still mostly bright blue skies. Albury Wodonga seems to have plenty of jobs around too, and some amazing properties that seem pretty cheap.
     
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    Not unless you love humidity all year.. and water you can only look at most of the time due to stingers and crocs.

    SEQ is unbelievable from May through to October.. so if 5 months of perfect weather is good enough. Summer can be nasty though, and very rarely below 20 degrees (at night) for 6 months of the year. But if you like the heat QLD for sure. There is very little time you can't do or plan an outdoor activity weeks out if you want.
     
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  11. Jamie Moore

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    Agreed - Autumn and Spring in particular are really nice. Winter nights can be brutal - but the days can be lovely. Summer is hit and miss - sometimes it can be a bit unbearable.

    Plenty of job opportunities here too - not just the public service either - the private sector is growing.

    Cheers

    Jamie
     
  12. Michael_X

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    I am loving the Gold Coast weather. Mostly bight blue sunny days. No winter to speak off...can get a bit hot during summer but you have the ocean breeze and cools down at night.

    Cheers,
    Michael
     
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    Um, Sydney north shore :D
     
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  14. Kinnon Bell

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    I most certainly do, that's why I'm here! 30+ degrees and 90% humidity and I'm a happy camper. Cairns' 'winter' is still a bit chilly for me but better than Meblourne's winter that I put up with for 6 long years. Not a fan of swimming anywhere but my pool so don't feel like I'm missing out there. Each to their own though.

    I spent 25 years of my life not far south of the QLD border and that was an amazing area and climate too.
     
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    If you grew up in warmer climes then I guess you would just be used to it. It was a bit of a shock at first for me, and Cairns seems like one level up on that :) If you could dial back the weather up there down just a little I could be sold, as it's a nice place otherwise (sans the stingy bitey things).

    I spent 27 years in Melb, never again.. I visit during summer and I wonder whether I could move back as it's very nice. Occasionally I visit during winter, and remember full-well why I couldn't go back :)
     
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    ... I'm moving there so I hope I will be ok!! Somehow whenever I visit, it's always sunny and nice temperature there no matter the season :confused:
     
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    Port Douglas! :D
     
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    Melbourne for me. I like to have a change in seasons. This year we have had the longest summer I can remember. I grew up in London, so the winters seem fine to me, as we do not get any snow. With good heating, it is not really a problem.

    I must admit to nicking up to Cairns during the worst of the winter weather. I have to check my investments :)
     
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    1: Cold:) Ideally Tassie winters, realistically Granite belt.

    2: Currently main business needs us here on the Sunshine Coast.. 2nd (building) business can be theoretically anywhere in Aus but freight is too exp naive from Tas, so Granite belt is similar

    Although we are both Brisbane raised, we both hate the heat and humidity.
     
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