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Australian rockers Radio Birdman’s European tour dates announced

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

New book about retirees motor home trip 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

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

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

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

Exploring Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula

It only takes about forty minutes to drive up to the nearest point of the Fleurieu Peninsula, but once you get started taking a look at this South Australian region you will want to see more of the peninsula. It’s a great place to head for a daytrip from Adelaide, but if you choose there is plenty to do for an entire holiday as well.

With many . . . → Read More: Exploring Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula

Tweeds Head in NSW is a stunning town to visit

The farthest town located along the coast of New South Wales is very grandiose which helps to keep visitors in town. The Tweed Heads is known for its picture perfect beaches and green rainforest that is set against some perfect formed ranges of mountains. In reality, it perfectly captures the ‘beach chill’ that Australia is known for and therefore makes it the perfect location for someone . . . → Read More: Tweeds Head in NSW is a stunning town to visit

See a vast array of treasures when visiting the Perth Mint

If you are visiting Perth, one of the major attractions to see will be the Perth Mint. This is an establishment which was first set up in 1899 and it is one of the most historic buildings in Australia.

It was initially established as part of the British Empire under the Royal British Mint Company. If you decide to visit this location you are going to be . . . → Read More: See a vast array of treasures when visiting the Perth Mint

A Holiday in Australia

A holiday in Australia, country and continent in the Southern Hemisphere, offers adventure, relaxation and a truly uniquely fantastic experience. The land is vast and one holiday is not enough time to see all that the land has to offer. In the southeastern portion of the country, the largest and most exciting cities are located. As far as weather goes, the weather patterns may be changeable . . . → Read More: A Holiday in Australia

UK Students without University places heading to Australia

The possibility of tens of thousands of young people missing out on a university place in the autumn combined with grim employment statistics could see a dramatic increase in the number of young Brits heading Down Under on an Australian Working Holiday Visa.

According to new figures from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, more than 200,000 would-be students in the UK are expected to be . . . → Read More: UK Students without University places heading to Australia