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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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  British Expats In Australia: Here’s What You Need To Know About Pensions


Articles - Australia

Expat retirees make up a considerable portion of expat populations around the world. For a variety of reasons, many people choose to spend a substantial portion of their retirement in foreign countries – they may have spent years working there, they may have some ancestral connection with the country, they may love the culture, or they may simply be drawn by a lower cost of living that allows them to stretch their pensions further.   more ...

  Australia - Recommended Blogs


Articles - Australia

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Australia and some of the blogs that might be useful for expats there.

Girl Tweets World
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Jayne promises a window into her life of travelling, sunshine, sweets & making a freelance living and truly delivers.   more ...

  Here Are Five Things Expats Love About Living In Australia, And Five Things They Hate


Articles - Australia

Take any place in the world, and you’ll find things to love about it and things to dislike. Expats tend to feel this more strongly, and it often comes in waves of succession – happiness while everything is new and exciting, followed by homesickness, culture shock, and frustration. Then, depending on your attitude and situation, it could go anywhere, but in the best cases, there are the lucky expats who find a deeper love and acceptance of their new home.   more ...

  Giving Birth In Australia As An Expat


Articles - Australia

If you have chosen to give birth in a country other than your home country, it is important to consider the prenatal care and delivery options available there.

Australia is generally considered a safe place to give birth, as both public and private medical facilities provide excellent services during pregnancy and childbirth, as well as postnatal care. Children born in Australia automatically receive Australian citizenship if at the time of their birth at least one parent was an Australian citizen or permanent resident.   more ...

  5 Great Golf Courses For Expats In Western Australia


Articles - Australia

One of the major considerations for expats when looking for a new country to live in is whether they’ll be able to continue indulging in their hobbies and passions. Golfing expats are particularly concerned with this question, and with good reason – you can take your stamp collection with you, you can buy a new winemaking kit, you can even play basketball in your neighbor’s backyard, but without golf courses, you’re not going to be playing any golf.

Fortunately, if you’re a golfer heading to Australia, you’re extremely lucky – your destination is the country that has the highest number of courses per person in the world.   more ...

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