Local living / Arrival aspects

Considering the below aspects can help familiarise yourself with the services and culture of the city – and stay safe at the same time.

Essential / emergency services – Police, fire and ambulance

Emergency – Evacuation or refuge centres

Banking – Nearest Bank (and availability of accessible ATMs)

Retail – Business Hours and shopping precincts / centres

Power / Electricity (Voltage, reliability)

Health services and emergency (Hospitals, doctors, ambulance services)

Telephone and communications – in country provider

Safety – Awareness of ‘red light’, notoriously dangerous areas of the city

Local supermarkets / food stores

Local city markets (Retail Goods / Food )

Transport (Closest to accom)

Emergency meet places / procedures

Laundry places

Internet access / wifi availability

Information centre

Accomodation – Options available

Attractions – Natural, Wildlife, viewpoints, rooftop bars

Petrol station (If driving)

Local produce grown (You pick / road side produce)

Beaches (If coastal)

Media – Regional and local TV / Radio / Newspaper

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