Building A Home In Australia, Part 1: Buying Land

Building A Home In Australia, Part 1: Buying Land

If there’s one thing Australia has in abundance, it’s land (and sun, beaches…). So if you’ve got a picture in your mind of your perfect home Down Under, why not take advantage of this empty space and find your own plot to build your own? That way, you can have it exactly how you imagine. But how do you buy land to build on in Australia?
How can you work as a doctor in Australia?

How can you work as a doctor in Australia?

Contract disputes, rota gaps, and increasing workloads in the NHS make the shorter hours, better pay and better weather in Australia an attractive prospect, whichever stage you’re at in your medical career. But how do you go about finding a job, getting a visa and what is life like for doctors? A British doctor who has already made the move tells us about his experience.
Ten reasons why you’ll love living in Victoria

Ten reasons why you’ll love living in Victoria

Despite being the smallest mainland state in Australia, Victoria certainly makes up for its size with its wealth of things to see, do and explore. With so many choices at your fingertips, it is hard to narrow down why Victoria is the place to be. Here are our top ten reasons why you will love living here…
Being a teacher in Australia

Being a teacher in Australia

We’ve all heard about funding crises, austerity and bureaucracy in British schools, with teachers leaving the profession in record numbers. So what does teaching in Australia offer? Last year Rosie Pariser swapped a primary school in England for one in Melbourne. She tells us about the process of applying and the differences between the UK and Australian teaching system.
A new start: Moving to Melbourne

A new start: Moving to Melbourne

When a primary school teacher and a doctor made the move to Melbourne from Brighton, England, they weren’t entirely sure what to expect. But Rosie Pariser tells us that the city hasn’t disappointed – they’re already coffee snobs and loving the better work-life balance!

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