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

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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

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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

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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 ...

  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 ...


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