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First Aid Tips For Expat Parents In Australia

Posted by: Scar on Thursday April 13, 2017 (11:55:31)   (1175 Reads)
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It’s always dangerous searching for medical advice online. A query about a simple headache brings up alarmist horror stories about exploding brain tumours from shrill amateur surgeons.

Another search that brings alarming results is anything to do with Australia. You’ll stumble across horrific lists of giant spiders, evil snakes and aggressive jellyfish, as if every animal on the continent is out to kill, maim or otherwise upset your day.    more ...
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Moving To Australia? Beware Of These Creepy-Crawlies!

Posted by: Scar on Monday August 29, 2016 (12:44:00)   (2723 Reads)
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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 ...
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The Rising Cost Of Expat Healthcare In Australia

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday August 09, 2016 (10:13:42)   (3417 Reads)
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 Sta ...    more ...
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Giving Birth In Australia As An Expat

Posted by: scar on Tuesday June 30, 2015 (20:30:39)   (4509 Reads)
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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 t ...    more ...