Young Men Friends Looking at Second-Hand Clothes and Used Things

Garage Sale Trail

If you love a good garage sale, then this coming Saturday, October 25th, is going to be right up your alley. It’s the national Garage Sale Trail, where garage sales are held on the same day across the country. Originating in Sydney’s iconic beachside suburb of Bondi, local residents Darryl Nichols and Andrew Valder started…

Image of second-hand furnishings sourced for the Gumtree Garden in 2013

Buy nothing new month

  Did you know that October is Buy Nothing New Month; the “global movement for collective, conscientious consumption”? Well, here at Gumtree we (of course) love the idea! We see so many amazing second-hand goods being bought and sold every day, but don’t always stop to think about the real difference it could be making….

Couple Unpacking after Movin In

Keeping safe when finding accommodation

With more than 25,000 listings in the Flatshare & Houseshare category on Gumtree, it’s safe to say we offer one of the most popular tools for renters to find a new place or a new housemate. While the majority of accommodation listed on the site is legitimate, unfortunately some landlords offering unsafe or illegal living…


The ultimate backpacker guide to buying a van for your Aussie road trip

Index Introduction Finding the right car Registration and insurance requirements Kitting out your vehicle Awesome and unexpected things to look out for on a roadtrip in Australia 1. Introduction Backpacking around the driest inhabited country on Earth is a rite of passage for many international travellers, and something Aussies know all too well requires a…