Home sharing has a great impact on many hosts who share their spaces to pay the bills or the mortgage and at the same time meet guests from across the globe. Airbnb brings in new people to different parts of New South Wales and provides positive benefits for the local economy and small businesses.
New State of Welcome
Hosts on Airbnb in NSW can continue welcoming guests, supported by fair and balanced rules that protect the right to responsibly home share and support healthy tourism.
Home sharing gets the green light in New South Wales – Airbnb’s most popular destination in Australia
The New South Wales Government announced fair and innovative rules that give home sharing the green light in New South Wales.
Meet Chris and Vicky, Airbnb hosts in Glenbrook | Airbnb Citizen
Meet Chris and Vicky. Hosting has helped them transition into retirement and to welcome guests from around the world to their Western Sydney home. Keep the doors open for Airbnb in NSW.
Meet John, a small business owner in Rose Bay | Airbnb Citizen
Meet John. His family owned business Perfection Chocolates (perfectionchocolates.com.au) in Rose Bay, is recommended by local Airbnb hosts. Keep the doors open for Airbnb in NSW.
Meet David, an Airbnb host in Leura | Airbnb Citizen
Meet David. Opening his doors to Airbnb guests supports local shops, cafes and businesses in the Blue Mountains. Keep the doors open for Airbnb in NSW
Meet Sue, a host in Annandale | Airbnb Citizen
Meet Sue. Sharing a spare bedroom in her Annandale townhouse with Airbnb guests, including business travellers, helps her pay off the mortgage. Keep the doors open for Airbnb in NSW.
Western Sydney Guidebook
Airbnb has collected some hidden neighbourhood gems from our Western Sydney host community and is proud to feature them in The Local List, a limited first-edition pocket guide. In partnership with the Western Sydney Business Chamber, we encourage you to visit local shops, cafes and restaurants to support local businesses in Western Sydney.
Airbnb is committed to working with the NSW Government to support fair home sharing rules
Airbnb is committed working with the State Government to support fair home sharing rules for apartments and houses.
Working together, we can protect home sharing, and make sure New South Wales benefits from the sharing economy.
Meet Mary, an Airbnb host in Denistone East | Airbnb Citizen
Meet Mary, an Airbnb host in Denistone East. Home sharing helps fund her retirement and make new friends. Keep the doors open for Airbnb hosts and guests. Support fair home sharing rules in NSW.
Meet Chris, an Airbnb host in Elizabeth Bay | Airbnb Citizen
Chris sets house rules so his guests and neighbours can enjoy Sydney. Keep the doors open for Airbnb hosts and guests. Support fair home sharing rules in NSW.
Meet Ito, an Airbnb host in Potts Point | Airbnb Citizen
Hosting helps Ito pay bills while studying at university. Keep the doors open for Airbnb hosts and guests. Support fair home sharing rules in NSW