Free Holiday Down Under Anyone?

Here at Getting Down Under HQ we frequently get emailed by various folks and organisations that are looking for our help in promoting their products and services to the many visitors and subscribers who visit our site. As many of these services aren’t particularly appropriate (or simply smell like a […]

What is a better Lifestyle?

I think it’s pretty safe to say that as your reading this you’re considering a move (or have already made the move) Down Under. When we moved to Australia one of the main things that drove us here was the better lifestyle we saw Australia giving our family. When you […]

Tasmania – The Australian Island State

Tasmania is Australia’s island state, separated from the mainland by the 240 kilometre expanse of Bass Strait. A land of wild and beautiful landscapes, Tasmania boasts a comfortable temperate climate, quality wine and food, rich history and a leisurely, relaxed lifestyle. Tasmania is home to one of the world’s 10 […]

A New Beginning Down Under

Australia, according to the 2005 IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, is the best place in the world to live in! That is probably why the application for migration to Australia annually is extremely competitive as many people dream of starting a new life down under. There are numerous factors attracting people […]

All About Perth – Perth Sports

Perth Sports Perth is very conducive to an outdoors lifestyle, and this is reflected in the wide variety of sports available to citizens of the city. Perth was host to the 1962 Commonwealth Games and also the 1987 America’s Cup defence (based at Fremantle). Australian Rules Football is a popular […]

Time to get the house valued

Well, we have made contact with a couple of estate agent and have arranged to have the house valued this weekend. We have no idea how much the house is worth but the outcome is going to be really important. Ultimately and ‘worst case’ scenario; any equity we can get […]