Surviving Armageddon

Armageddon

So, we made it. Perhaps Armageddon, a term often used in a generic sense to refer to any end of the world scenario might be pushing things a little, still this weekends weather events were a little obscure to say the least. Apparently this weekend, the Western Australian Bush was […]

Australians the worlds richest people

Australians Richest People

There’s lots of benefits associated with moving to Australia? Sunny weather, a better lifestyle, beautiful beaches and the Aussie way of life but to name just a few. According to a new survey undertaken by company, Credit Suisse, you can add being ‘completely minted’ onto the list. According to the […]

Cost Of Living In Australia On The Up

We’ve written before about the rising costs in cities across Australia and a recent measure of global cost of living report has confirmed that many of Australia’s capital cities are now some of the most expensive cities around the world! Due to the recent increases in rent and cost of […]

Medicare – An Overview Of Australias National Healthcare Service

Medicare

 Depending on your home country’s agreement with Australia, and your visa status, you may be entitled to Australia’s national healthcare service, more commonly known as Medicare. Those on permanent visas are entitled to the same Medicare benefits as Australian citizens. Within Australia, Medicare usually covers: Free or subsidised treatment by […]

Smoking In Australia

Generally I think it’s fair to say that looking from the outside, in, Australians are considered a fairly healthy bunch of people.  It’s not all about the toned surfers and gym freaks though. There’s still an unhealthy side to Aussie life. If you’re a smoker considering a move to Australia […]

Perth Most Expensive City In Australia

perth most expensive city in australia

We’ve already written about Perths high rental prices. Now the Western Australia capital is is the spotlight again with Perth now ranking as Australia’s most expensive city and the eleventh priciest to live worldwide. Numbeo, a website that claims to collate the world’s largest database of user-contributed data about cities and […]

Darwin Best Place to Find Work In Australia

Darwin Australia

A recent report has revealed that the Northern Territory’s capital city is the best place to go for people looking for work, with more job vacancies than unemployed people. Australia has enjoyed enviable economic stability in recent years thanks to its burgeoning construction and mining industries. While much of the […]

Australian Economy Loses 27,000 Jobs

Australian flag

New reports say the Australian Economy lost 27,000 jobs last month. The number of jobs lost was significantly worse than 10,000 analysts predicted. According to AMP chief economist Shane Oliver, full-time employment has been “stagnant” since January and that market evidence pointed toward more “softness” ahead.1 Unemployment Prime Minister Gillard […]