People all around the world often harbour the dream of moving to start a new life in Australia. For some, it’s the need to escape a dreary 9 to 5, or a cold climate that makes Australia an expat hub. For others, it is the desire to make a fresh start on a continent known for sun, sand and surf. In 2018, Australia continues to be an attractive destination for expats from across the globe seeking all the above Down Under, particularly Germans. Not only can the temperature be around 26 degrees warmer in parts of Australia compared to Germany, but according to Expatistan, the cost of living in Australia is 26% more expensive than in Germany too. While there is a higher cost of living, a move to Australia will allow you to earn more while exploring the Asia Pacific region. With the average monthly salary in Sydney coming in at approximately A$5,141 according to Numbeo, a move Down Under looks very attractive when compared with an average salary of approximately A$3,139 in Berlin – an almost 64% increase when working in Sydney compared to Berlin.We hope this hasn’t stopped you in your plans to move from Germany to Australia – but now you have some honest tips and advice to make sure you are getting the best start to your move Down Under. CurrencyFair specialise in being transparent and fair at all times – like when we are sending money overseas. See how much you can save when using CurrencyFair to send Germany from Australia See how much you can save when using CurrencyFair to send money home from Australia.