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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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  The Australian £250k Lifetime Allowance: How Will It Affect Expats?


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The Australian government has set a limit of $500,000 (around £250,000) for non-concessional contributions, known as 'after-tax' contributions, for anyone contributing to an Australian pension.

The idea is aimed at catching Australians who were boosting their pension funds with large contributions, particularly with the proceeds of a house sale, which they could then draw down as a tax free sum.   more ...

  South Australia Needs More Expats - Could You Be One Of Them?


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South Australia is an Australian state that shares its borders with all the other Australian mainland states and the Northern Territory, surrounded by Western Australia to the West, the Northern Territory to the North, Queensland to the Northeast, New South Wales to the East, Victoria to the Southeast, and the Great Australian Bight to the South. Often referred to as SA (as well as the Festival State and the Wine State), this region primarily covers some of the driest parts of the continent.   more ...

  Moving To Australia? Beware Of These Creepy-Crawlies!


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Australia is renowned for its sunny weather, outdoor living and beautiful beaches. However, it is also notorious for its creepy-crawlies. The country is home to a variety of creatures that can simultaneously fascinate you and freak you out!   more ...

  The Rising Cost Of Expat Healthcare In Australia


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Australia is known to have a healthcare system of exceptional standards. This is one of the reasons the country’s life expectancy is among the highest in the world. The primary governing principle behind Australia’s healthcare is that it is a hybrid of both private and public service provision. In simpler words, it is like a cross between the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom and the fully privatized system in the United States.   more ...

  A Guide To The Indigenous Languages Of Australia


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Australia doesn’t have an official language in spite of the fact that the country is largely monolingual and English is used as the de facto national language as well as the language of business. More than 75% of the local population claim English as their mother tongue.   more ...

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