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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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  9 Australian Urban Myths Which Aren't True, And One That Is
  Australia - Recommended Blogs
  The Australian £250k Lifetime Allowance
  South Australia Needs More Expats - Could You Be One Of Them
  Moving To Australia? Beware Of These Creepy-Crawlies!
  Advice about buying house in Australia
  The Rising Cost Of Expat Healthcare In Australia
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  9 Australian Urban Myths Which Aren't True... And One Which Is

Articles - Australia

Urban myths are told across the world. These thrilling, folkloric-style tales carry dramatic twists that spread quickly through communities and societies. They are told as though they were true stories, but most urban legends are fabricated accounts. In many cases, the same myth is told in different parts of the world, with a few added local flavors. Many urban myths carry a seed of warning or some significant aspect, which causes them to be told across continents and down the generations.   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.   more ...

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

Articles - Australia

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?

Articles - Australia

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!

Articles - Australia

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 ...


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