Melbourne has lost its “World’s Most Liveable City” title but it has just been awarded the best city to live and work remotely from, with high levels of liveability boosting the city above other global destinations.

According to housing platform Nestpick’s new Work-from-Anywhere Index, which measures legislation, costs and overall liveability to determine the best city to work from home in, Melbourne and Sydney are at the top of the list of 75.

The increasing prevalence of remote working has opened up new possibilities that mean employees don’t necessarily have to choose between the place they desire to live in and their dream job, which is likely to increase employee satisfaction and retention going forward,” said Omer Kucukdere, founder and CEO of Nestpick.

Melbourne took the number one spot on the  ranking, due to its liveability, with safety, healthcare and culture & leisure activities all bringing the city to the top of the index.

Read the full story on the Australian Property Journal