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Australia - Sunny Australia with its stunning coastline offers a healthy, outdoors lifestyle for all ages and the wildlife has to be seen to be believed! From the Sydney Opera House to the vibrant festivals of Perth, Oz has plenty to entice culture lovers too.

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  A Guide To The Indigenous Cultures Of Australia


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The original inhabitants of the Australian continent are known as indigenous Australians, and are thought to have the oldest surviving culture in the world, with what is probably also the oldest surviving religion in the world. These various tribes of indigenous Australians are thought to have descended from the earliest modern human migrants from Africa, and here in the isolation of the Australian continent, they developed their own culture, language, technology, and practices, uniquely different from the rest of the world, and much of which has survived relatively unchanged up to the present day.   more ...

  Cost of Living Facts For Expats Moving To Australia


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Sydney used to be ranked as Australia’s most expensive city for expats. While that may still hold true, the good news is that the 2014 Mercer Cost of Living Survey indicates that it has dropped a whopping seventeen places from number nine to twenty-six. This fall in cost of living has occurred in other Australian cities too. For instance, Melbourne dropped a massive seventeen places to 33, Perth is down nineteen spots, Brisbane and Canberra slipped out of the top fifty and Adelaide was down twenty-five places from its rank of 59 in 2013. The prime reasons for the fall in rankings are the changes taking place in the value of the Australian dollar against the US dollar. This also translates into better job opportunities becoming available in the country, as corporates will find it lucrative to have their offices in any of these cities.   more ...

  Where Do Expats Choose To Live In Australia? An Overview Of Popular Locations


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Property prices witnessed a boom in Australia during the latter part of 2013. Many expat investors and homeowners found it a lucrative time to buy property due to lower interest rates and an atmosphere of improved confidence about the country’s property market. Here are some Australian locations that are popular among expats.

Gold Coast, Queensland

With a population of about 600,000 people, Gold Coast is a highly populated city and has also experienced the most growth among the cities of Queensland.   more ...

  Starting A Business In Australia - 5 Things You Should Know


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Starting a successful business requires pre-planning. There are many factors investors must consider when establishing a business in Australia.

Research

Before starting a business, it is necessary to become acquainted with the Australian market. This means you need to know who your customers are, the nature of your industry and also who your competitors are. This will help to create a framework around which you can build your business.   more ...

  Moving To Australia - What To Expect As A New Expat


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Australia has a large population of foreign residents and continues to draw expats to its shores every year. It is a country rich in natural beauty and its major cities rank among the top twenty in the world when it comes to quality of life. But moving to any country has its ups and downs and the best thing new expats can do is to learn as much as they can about the place that will soon become their new home. Here are a few things you can expect when moving to Australia.

Cost of living

Australia used to be a far more affordable destination than countries like the US or UK. However, the cost of living has gone up in recent times especially in the major cities.   more ...

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