Sydney At a Glance
GMT +8 hours
240-volt, 50-cycle AC. North American appliances will need an adaptor and converter. Dual-voltage appliances simply require an adaptor.
Tipping is not common in Australia but guests are free to tip if good service is provided.
10% Goods & Services Tax (GST)
Shopping and Business Hours
Popular shopping precincts in Sydney are open seven days a week, from 9:00am to 5:30pm except on Thursdays (extended hours until about 9:00pm).
000 - Police, Fire and Ambulance