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What’s expat life in Australia really like?

Posted on September 26, 2019 in Australia
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What’s expat life in Australia really like?
For decades, Australia has been a favourite destination for disenchanted Brits yearning for a new life overseas. Nowadays, many British nationals wanting to leave the UK for a better life overseas still choose Australia, with the main reason being its British heritage and English language. Perhaps they may not even realise this stand-alone...

Australia still a favourite with UK and USA expats

Posted on August 19, 2019 in Australia
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Australia still a favourite with UK and USA expats
In spite of the rise of a good number of alternative destinations, Australia is still a favourite, especially with the British and Americans Unique landscapes, fascinating history and a traditional culture, laid back lifestyles and friendly locals, all of whom speak English, are just a few of Australia’s offerings to newly-arrived...

Australia still draws British expats to its cities

Australia still draws British expats to its cities
Australia has always been a major attraction for Britons looking to a new job overseas or a retirement amid superb natural beauty. An all-time British favourite for retirement, career advancement or literally any other reason, Australia still offers superb weather, remarkably beautiful landscapes, glorious beaches and an amazing abundance...

UK expats in Australia facing private pension transfer problems

UK expats in Australia facing private pension transfer problems
British expat retirees in Australia and those planning to arrive post-Brexit may be hit by the economic fallout resulting from the UK’s EU divorce. Although Brexit, whatever its final result, is unlikely to have a negative effect on British pension transfers to Oz, UK retirees may well lose out on their returns as sterling crashes....

Australia most popular with UK retirees in spite of frozen pensions

Australia most popular with UK retirees in spite of frozen pensions
Australia is still the most popular destination for British pensioners. Although Spain is regularly mooted as British pensioners’ dream destination, the highest numbers of UK state pensions are paid to former UK-resident citizens living in Australia. The figures state 20 per cent of retired Brits living overseas are domiciled in Oz, a...

Sydney and Melbourne to be no-go zone for expatriate workers

Sydney and Melbourne to be no-go zone for expatriate workers
If you’re planning to emigrate to Australia and have set your sights on Melbourne or Sydney – think again! For decades, Australia has been a prime destination for expats looking to live, work or retire in either of its two major cities, Sydney or Melbourne. Sadly, both cities are now under a massive strain caused by overpopulation,...

Getting an expat mortgage on your dream Australian home

Getting an expat mortgage on your dream Australian home
If Australia is your preferred expat destination and you’re considering purchasing a new home, mortgages will depend on your residency status and type of visa. Whether you’re about to become a resident in Oz or are buying a property as a non-resident, using a mortgage broker is the fail-safe way to get what you need. Laws governing...

Spain still number one for British expat retirees

Spain still number one for British expat retirees
Although the number of Brit expats in Spain is falling fast, the country is still Britons’ number one favourite for retirement. Statistics compiled by a leading international removals company placed the long-term expat favourite at number one in its data on UK emigrants’ European destinations. Some 13 per cent of their clients were...

Oz to bar new migrants from settling in Melbourne and Sydney

Oz to bar new migrants from settling in Melbourne and Sydney
If you’re thinking about emigrating to Australia, forget about Melbourne or Sydney as your home town. Unless you’re reassigned to Oz by your company or have family in the country, you’re about to be barred from settling in Sydney or Melbourne. Australia’s new plan to alleviate pressure on the two cities’ healthcare, schools,...

Oz government offers cash for taking jobs in its Northern Territories

Oz government offers cash for taking jobs in its Northern Territories
If you’re an expat in Australia with permanent residency, you could be paid to undertake a totally new experience along with a new job. Eligible families as well as singles are being offered $15,000 financial incentives to take up exciting jobs and adventurous lifestyles in Australia’s stunning Northern Territory. The payments are to...