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Welcome

It’s time to brush up on your Aussie twang, and take a trip down under with our holiday blog dedicated to all things Australian. We’ve also included New Zealand in our blog, so in effect you get two for the price of one! Find out about national parks, local wildlife, sport, events, and the local tipple. There are plenty of tourist attractions to blog about . . . → Read More: Welcome

Interdean States Australian Skill Shortages are Creating Job Opportunities for Expats

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Specialists in international removals, Interdean, have commented on the recent news that skill shortages are becoming widespread across Australia and that numerous industries are calling for skilled expatriates to relocate there in order to make up the shortfall.

Australia has recently seen a boom in demand for skilled positions in certain sectors. Key industries such as construction, healthcare, engineering and mining are all seeking skilled workers. It . . . → Read More: Interdean States Australian Skill Shortages are Creating Job Opportunities for Expats

New Book Poms Down Under on Post-War British Settlers

Fifty years since Australia’s Great British Influx of the 1960s, when a third of post-war British settlers made Australia their home: Poms Down Under recalls their tales.

Almost seventy years ago, World War II ended. Europe was in chaos and ruin. Whilst some sought to rebuild their ravaged lives, others looked at starting anew. The Australian Minister for Immigration uttered these famous words, resulting in millions making the move to Australia, ” Australia wants, and will welcome, new healthy citizens who are determined to become good Australians.”

Like the characters in his book, . . . → Read More: New Book Poms Down Under on Post-War British Settlers

Australian City Break Destinations

Australia is divided into six territories: Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Each has a capital city. Compare car hire online and you could pick up a car to drive around any one of them you fancy enjoying a city break in.

Perth is the state capital of Western Australia. Visitor numbers to Western Australia are lower than to the East . . . → Read More: Australian City Break Destinations

Explore Australia the easy way

So much to see, so little time, a phrase that could have been invented for visiting Australia. One way of packing as much as you can into a trip down under is to consider booking with a company offering luxury Australian holiday tours.  These are one of the best ways to see all the great sights of Australia without spending hours in front of a computer trying . . . → Read More: Explore Australia the easy way

Glasgow Sees Boost in Job Opportunities Overseas

Glasgow Sees Boost in Jobs Opportunities Overseas

Glasgow Sees Boost in Jobs Opportunities Overseas

Scots might be able to start dreaming about starting a new life in Canada, Australia, or New Zealand following a proclamation at the SECC that stated that this dream will soon be a reailty. This is due to the fact that there are now many new jobs available in these countries that will help boost immigration into the countries.

New . . . → Read More: Glasgow Sees Boost in Job Opportunities Overseas

The Magic of an Australian Road Trip

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Breathtaking! That’s the first word that comes to mind if we talk about the picturesque beauty of Australia. Nothing would be better than experiencing and living every moment of this divine environment than covering it by road. From the coastal journeys to the adventures, a road trip to experience the real Australia is the ideal way to experience its magnificent beauty.

The trip . . . → Read More: The Magic of an Australian Road Trip

Interdean examines the expat cost of living in Australia

Interdean international removal experts have issued a statement regarding recent news that there are many Australian cities that are affordable for expats. 

An Australia Forum report found that many of Australia’s cities are no longer in the list of the 30 most expensive places for expats to move to in the world. In fact, the new biannual cost of living in either Canberra or Sydney placed the . . . → Read More: Interdean examines the expat cost of living in Australia

Backpacking around New Zealand

Lots of people stay in New Zealand for a few months, whilst they are travelling the World, or they may want just a short break.

However, some backpackers spend time working and travelling in the country. To do this you must have a visa, the most common of which is the WHV (Working Holiday Visa).

This allows the traveller to travel and work for up to 2 years . . . → Read More: Backpacking around New Zealand

Touring surfers should not ignore New Zealand

New Zealand is a small country situated in the South Pacific, it is not, as some think, a part of Australia. It has a population of only 4 million and is an undiscovered paradise, often slipping under the radar of the touring surfer.

There are two islands in the country, North Island and South Island, with an extremely large coastline, considering the relatively small landmass. With the . . . → Read More: Touring surfers should not ignore New Zealand

The great Aussie tradition of working abroad still exists

There are many Australian traditions, but one of the big rites of passage is heading off west and working abroad for a couple of years. London has for decades been the city of choice for young, eager Aussies to sample life outside of the sun, surf and sangers (sandwiches). Granted the numbers have slowed in recent years thanks to the recession, but those who can make . . . → Read More: The great Aussie tradition of working abroad still exists