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Living in Darwin

Life in the tropics

Darwin is home to about 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds and has a youthful population with the average age of residents is 32 years, compared with Australia's average 37 years.

Darwin is serviced by air, road and rail links with other Australian cities. The city has an extensive network of bicycle and walking paths, a thriving restaurant culture and colourful outdoor markets, with National Parks, fishing, sailing and hiking sites all within close proximity.

Charles Darwin University's Casuarina campus is about 15km from the city centre. Situated in lush, tropical gardens, the campus is close to Casuarina beach and walking distance from Darwin's largest shopping precinct, Casuarina Shopping Centre.

Darwin has two seasons, the Wet from October - May and the Dry from May - October with average temperatures reaching 30 - 34 degrees. Darwin is known for its tropical climate, so if you enjoy endless warmth all year round, this is the place for you. 

Visit the Darwin City Council for more information.