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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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Articles - Australia

Australia is a country like no other – encompassing the entire mainland of the Australian continent, plus a few surrounding islands, the country is young but highly developed and modern, and can boast of the fifth-highest per capita income and the 12th-largest economy in the world. Due to its history, location, and immigration policies, Australia is also a unique cultural mix of British, American, indigenous, and Asian influences. Here are five reasons why Australia is a good place to move to.

The Weather

For many people, especially those living in the northern parts of Europe and America, sunshine and warm weather are a rare pleasure.   more ...

  Recommended Reading For Expats Moving To Australia


Articles - Australia

Australia has always attracted expats to its shores because of the high quality of life and lucrative opportunities. For those who’ve already made the decision to pack up and move down under, here is some recommended reading that will help you plan your stay and also prepare you for what’s in store.

Moving To Australia: A Guide For Expats, Lovers And the Otherwise Curious
by Andrea N Spirov

This book is written by someone who has actually been through the process of relocating. It therefore comes from first-hand experience. Spirov packs the pages with useful resources, advice and anecdotes.   more ...

  5 Places You Might Want To Move To In Australia But Have Probably Never Heard Of


Articles - Australia

Australia, the world’s happiest country, according to the OECD report for 2013, attracts expats from across the world especially to its big cities like Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, which offer a high quality of life and all the creature comforts one could possibly need. But for those who derive their wellbeing from close proximity to nature and living a quiet, simple life, here are five places in Australia that may be ideal for you.

Macquarie Island

Macquarie Island or ‘Macca’ as it is sometimes called is a sub-Antarctic island that sits about halfway between Australia and Antarctica.   more ...

  Australia – Five Recommended Expat Blogs


Articles - Australia

At Expat Focus, we read a lot of articles about adjusting to a new country, but many of our featured bloggers this week have had to adjust to a whole new hemisphere. The bloggers below discuss moving Down Under, becoming an Australian citizen and what it’s like to celebrate Christmas in the summer.   more ...

  Why is Australia So Popular with Expat Families?


Articles - Australia

Australia is one of the most ideal expat choices for families, offering sunshine and beaches and an excellent quality of life for people of all ages. With a population of just 22 million in the sixth largest country in the world, Australia offers huge open spaces and ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. The country offers such diversity, that there is something to suit everyone.

Culture

Australia is rich with elements of multiculturalism, particularly in its traditions and cuisine and the influence of neighboring countries. English is the official language spoken in Australia, which makes communication easy if you are an expat from the UK or US. Lifestyle in Australia is extremely laid back. Although hardworking, Australian people pride themselves in an excellent work-life balance.   more ...

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