5 reasons to choose Sydney to work as a nurse or allied health professional. - You+Aus
Article 16 October 2023

5 reasons to choose Sydney to work as a nurse or allied health professional.

Built on the world’s most beautiful harbour, Sydney is a stunning city. But there’s a lot more to it than its beauty. The city is also one of the best cities in the world for nurses and allied health professionals to live and work. There, you’ll find an exciting, energetic city, filled with a tonne to see and do.
If you’re coming from overseas, Sydney may be one of the first cities you think of when moving to Australia. It is by far Australia’s most famous city, and there’s good reason for that. To help convince you even further, here are 5 reasons why you should choose Sydney.


1. Lots of opportunities in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health

With a population approaching 6 million and a tonne of healthcare facilities across the city, there’s a wealth of opportunity in Sydney. Healthcare facilities are desperate for nurses and midwives to fill shifts. If you’re in allied health, the changing landscape of healthcare in Sydney is opening a lot of opportunities unparalleled anywhere else.
Sydney nurses also tend to earn more with the average wage of a nurse in Sydney being 6% higher than the national average. This is great if you’re looking to give your earnings a boost. You’ll find a lot of open positions for you in nursing agencies or full-time positions in facilities, all offering competitive wages.


2. Fantastic facilities

You’ll be able to put your skills to work in modern, well-equipped facilities across Sydney. The city has some of the best healthcare facilities in the country. A lot of money has been invested in modern technology to ensure they’re up to date and provide the best care for their patients.
In these facilities, you’ll be able to gain experience with this technology and learn how to use it to enhance your skills. At the same time, you’ll be working alongside other highly trained healthcare professionals who you can share experience and skills with, growing your own abilities.


3. Beautiful beaches

There are a lot of places around the world that claim to have the best beaches in the world, but when you see the white sand beaches and crystal blue waters of Sydney, you’ll know that nowhere else can compare. The city is filled with incredible spots to sunbathe, surf, swim, and get some ocean air. Many of these are even close to public transport.
If you’re wondering which spots are Sydney’s best, you’ll find that you’re spoiled for choice. There’s obviously the world-famous, but busy, Bondi Beach. But you’ll find a lot more. Check out Bronte Beach, Manly Beach, Palm Beach, Balmoral Beach, Watsons Bay, Camp Cove, and so much more.


4. Australia’s gateway to the world

Sydney is Australia’s gateway to the world and the world’s gateway to Australia. It’s an extremely multicultural city, with people living, working, studying, and visiting from across the world. This city is truly a world city.That’s why Sydney has the busiest airport in Australia, with a second airport coming soon. You’ll find flights to almost any destination in the world. Inside Australia, Sydney is 1 hour out from the country’s second and third largest cities, Melbourne and Brisbane. You’ll also find direct flights to almost anywhere else in Australia. It’s the perfect hub to explore the world.


5. A vibrant city

If you’re looking for a vibrant city with a lot going on, then Sydney is your perfect city. It may not be the cultural capital of Australia, but it certainly feels like it could be. You’ll find some of the best food, live music, theatre, art, and beer in the world.
Sydney is lively day and night. You can head out and find something to do every day. There’s the thrift shopping scene at Newtown, the flamboyant LGBTQ+ bar and club scene on Oxford Street, the epic football games at Allianz Stadium, and so much more. Give Sydney a go and it’s sure to impress you.



Sydney is one of the best cities in the world for nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals looking to match a tonne of career opportunities with an incredible lifestyle. You’ll be able to work and play in a dynamic, and vibrant city. If Sydney sounds like the place you want to be, get in touch with You + Aus by registering your interest here.

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