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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

Steve Deeks’ Baring All Down Under a comedic Australian adventure ebook series

Steve Deeks’ ebook series, Baring All Down Under , seeks to debunk the notion that “men don’t read books” through his hysterical no-holds-barred tale of action packed mayhem in Australia.

Depicted as a cross between An Idiot Abroad and The Inbetweeners with its irreverent nature, Deeks’ laugh out loud account in Hilarious Confessions of a Bewildered Backpacker reveals the warts and all reality of this supposed pursuit . . . → Read More: Steve Deeks’ Baring All Down Under a comedic Australian adventure ebook series

Wingtons set to launch brand new glamping site in Tasmania

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The unique new glamping location features a cluster of five metre bell tents, fully equipped with queen-sized beds and Egyptian cotton 1000 thread-count sheets for the most luxurious night’s sleep.

A European eco-friendly wood heater keeps each tent toasty,while BOSE speakers and a Weber barbecue help to ensure that glampers are still in touch with their urban conveniences. Each bell tent also comes with its own private . . . → Read More: Wingtons set to launch brand new glamping site in Tasmania

Australian rockers Radio Birdman’s European tour dates announced

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As one of the pioneers of the high energy rock ‘n’ roll scene, Radio Birdman will return to Europe off the back of their 2015 tour (which was the first time in 8 years) for more dates this coming summer. With three of the six personnel being original members, these shows will be a unique opportunity to catch this legendary Australian underground band whose flame has influenced a multitude of current contenders under the banner of . . . → Read More: Australian rockers Radio Birdman’s European tour dates announced

Moving to Australia: What you need to know

With scorching weather, pristine beaches, and a famously laid-back population, it’s no wonder that Australia is such a popular destination for Brits looking for a change of scenery. The significantly warmer climate will allow for a total lifestyle change, making this the perfect location for those who enjoy spending their time outdoors. Active types will fit right in with Australia’s sport-loving culture, and those who prefer . . . → Read More: Moving to Australia: What you need to know

Brightlingsea to honour its Anzac History this June

A weekend of special events is planned on 17-19 June 2016 in Brightlingsea, Essex to honour the one hundred years since up to 10,000 Australian and New Zealand troops arrived in the town in 1916 to begin training prior to being sent overseas to fight on the Western Front and beyond. They came to an Australian Engineers’ Training Depot to learn how to build road, bridges . . . → Read More: Brightlingsea to honour its Anzac History this June

Australia – Adventure Vacation With Bareboat Yacht Charter

Sailing, perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Australia – kangaroos, crocodiles and rugged outback are more commonly mentioned while discussing all things down under – however, the country also features the Great Barrier Reef, the largest reef in the world. As such, there are also plenty of water activities to be had when visiting this continent and what better way . . . → Read More: Australia – Adventure Vacation With Bareboat Yacht Charter

New book about retirees motor home trip around Australia

Waltzing Matilda Around Australia

When you’ve had enough of sun, sand and sangria in your life, and the uncertain attractions of the English Riviera have faded, where next for the holiday of a lifetime? For retired local government consultant Vic Quayle and his wife Pam, it had to be a real adventure, so where better to go than into the remote Outback of Australia and do what the ‘Grey Nomads’ . . . → Read More: New book about retirees motor home trip around Australia

Europeans and Brits Who Struck It Rich In Australia’s Outback

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Who hasn’t dreamed about bagging a Lotto Jackpot? However, in the pre-Lotto & Euromillions era of the Sixties, it was a Football Pools win that everyone desired… but a group of people who had emigrated to Australia, did more than just dream, they acted upon their wishes and some became Opal millionaires.

The opal miners are dubbed by author, JD Waterhouse, as DREAM HUNTERS and his novel . . . → Read More: Europeans and Brits Who Struck It Rich In Australia’s Outback

Flight options to Australia

If you are planning a trip to Australia then there are plenty options on offer but in order to make the best of them it is vital to plan properly and as far ahead as possible.  In particular, there are wide variations in cost depending on the time of year and even when you book your flight.  Some airlines are considerable cheaper than others and you . . . → Read More: Flight options to Australia

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