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Housing Available in Sydney, Australia (24 Dec 2011 - 27 Jan 2012)



Date Submitted: 15-Oct-2011
From: Mae Hurley
Subject: Housing Available in Sydney, Australia (24 Dec 2011 - 27 Jan 2012)
Contact Email: click here to access email
Institution/Organization: RaggAhmed

Notice: One bedroom apartment available for 5 weeks over Christmas/New Year's in Sydney during the Australian summer.

The apartment is in the suburb of Ashfield, about 10km from the CBD. Close to major universities including the University of Sydney, University of Technology and University of Western Sydney.

AUD $400 per week including all bills and broadband/wireless internet. Please email me for more info and photos.