New South Wales

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.

Keep the doors open for Airbnb hosts and guests. Support fair home sharing rules in New South Wales.

$753 million amount guests spent in NSW in one year.

47,500 active listings.

AUD$4,945 annual earnings for a typical host

57% of Sydney Airbnb hosts say hosting helps them afford to stay in their homes

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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