Came for a holiday, stayed for a lifetime

Came for a holiday, stayed for a lifetime

I arrived in Australia with a little cash and lot of hope. Read what happened next as this vast and beguiling country worked its magic on me. I was never planning on staying in Australia as long as I did. When I left the UK at the age of 19, I was young, naïve and...

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Celebrities who live in and love Australia

From Hollywood power couples to TV chefs, celebrities love Australia. Find out who might you spot when you make the move. They may film I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out Here! in Australia, but most celebs seem to love the place! It’s not hard to fall in love with...

Your quick guide to Australian healthcare

Your new life in Australia won’t all be surfing and barbeques on the beach. At some stage, you might need to visit a doctor or hospital. So just how good is healthcare and how easily can you get access to it? A 2017 study by The Commonwealth Fund rated Australia as...

Five Australian cities the British love to call home

If you’re wondering where to settle in Australia, our list of the five places which attract the most Brits will give you a few clues on where to start. The British have always had an affinity for Australia, and each year thousands of British citizens travel across the...

Winter in Australia: what is it like?

With glorious summers and mild winters Australia really is the perfect place for an outdoors lifestyle. So what can you expect to encounter throughout the country during the winter months? Unlike the chill, damp and dark winters in the UK, winter in Australia – June...

America’s boom could bust the Australian property market

Property prices in Sydney and Melbourne have risen fast over the past eight years, taking them beyond the reach of both locals and new UK arrivals. Events in America, however, could cause them to head in the opposite direction and make that dream new life even more...

Good news for job hunters in Australia

As the UK economy slows and Brexit fears get real, how easy is it to find a job in Australia? Here is a breakdown of job growth across different industries. The past three months in Australia have seen the largest quarterly job gains in the last two years, and the...

Australian home ownership: crisis, what crisis?

With home ownership in Australian capital cities out of reach for many, the Australian dream is being reimagined and a rental culture becomes the new norm. The Australian dream of owning a nice home on a quarter acre block is becoming a thing of the past for many...

Best seaside towns in Australia

Have you been dreaming of a life in Australia near the sea? Here are seven seaside towns to consider for your new life in Australia. If you’ve been dreaming of the Australian seaside, you are not alone. Thousands of Britons each year move to Australia seeking the...

Apartment glut makes boom time for buyers and renters

There is a glut of newly-built apartments in Australia and the over-supply is seeing prices decline, creating some great deals in many major markets. Five years ago Australian developers couldn’t keep up with the demand for apartments. The construction industry...

How to be an Australian dad

The ladies are indoors minding the kids while the dads are firing up the barby and necking a tinny, right? If your impressions of Australian men run along these lines, you’ll be glad to know that Australian society is changing. s a father or father-to-be,...
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