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1. Posted by jm2007 (Budding Member 20 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

hello ppls

am goin to cairns in january am not going thru a firm am just gonna do it myself cos its much cheaper and it'll b more fun i believe,so if anybody is goin at same time or has similar plans - get in touch :)

also advice of how many items of clothing to take wud be great, plannin to stay at very least 1 year.

2. Posted by HereICome (Full Member 67 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Good idea to do it without a company- so unnecessary and expensive.
Cairns is very hot and steamy that time of year so all you will need is a couple of t-shirts, shorts/swimmers, sarong, thongs, runners, unless u wanna go somewhere u might need a collared shirt too (like a club or casino, in which case u also need covered shoes).
You can buy t-shirts n stuff fairly cheap so wait till u get here and buy anything else u need.
There are plenty of cheapo shops for clothes so buy as u go i reckon.

3. Posted by hannah1987 (Budding Member 15 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Hey, I am travelling to aus on the 2nd OCT with my boyfriend, we are spending three months in sydney then travelling to cairns on the 4th Jan so will be there about the same time as you! im so excited, cant wait, we're going to sydney, cairns and then Perth and Cairns is the place i am most excited about!! Are you planning to work out there? not sure whether jobs are easy to find in cairns? any ideas? xx