Our Latest Australia Expat Guides

Australia: East Coast v West Coast

Chill out in Perth or mellow out in Melbourne? The east and west coasts of Australia both have much to offer, but differ greatly in atmosphere, climate and scenery.

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Australian Food Favourites you Should Try

If you think of all of the different representatives of global cultures who have made their home in Australia, as well as recipes from the indigenous peoples, you’ll get an idea about the diversity of Australian food.

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Expat Guide to Melbourne, Australia

Anyone moving to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city won’t be disappointed when they arrive. This multicultural hub with a population of four million people is dynamic and exciting. From vibrant nightlife, to sport, fashion and festivals, and excellent employment opportunities, Melbourne has something for everyone.

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Expat Guide to Australia

Expats move to Australia to enjoy all of the wonderful advantages of starting a new life Down Under. People are drawn by many factors such as the laid back lifestyle, the wonderful weather, and the many leisure opportunities available in Australia. However, it is worth taking the time to consider the ins and outs of everyday life. Here are some of the main draws and drawbacks expats should consider when moving to Australia.

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Other types of Visas Required to Live in Australia

Apart from the common visas for Australia, there are also other types that you might want to consider. Here we list some alternative Australian visas.

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Australia's Gems of Nature

The massive bulk of expats who have relocated Down Under to Australia’s warm climate have ended up living in the coastal cities dotted around the perimeter of the island. However, all over Australia there are also tons of hidden gems that must be checked out in order to learn more about the large and diverse country that is Australia.

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Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is a fantastic city known for its great weather, laid back lifestyle, some famous landmarks, and some world-renowned beaches! If you are moving to Sydney, or just paying the city a visit, here are some of the top things to see and do...

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Australia Bids to Aid Myanmar in Regulating its Borders

Austrlian government plans to use their knowledge on immigration to help other countries follow their lead and become successful immigrant societies.

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Indian Citizens Moving Down Under in Massive Numbers

New figures show large numbers of Indians are packing up and moving to Australia and are now outnumbering British expats down under.

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Understanding English Down Under

We might share the same language but Australian lingo will take a bit of getting used to - Our guide to Aussie lingo.

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Living in Adelaide

Living in Adelaide, a guide on places to visit, where to live, the climate and general information on Adelaide for potential migrants.

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Job Opportunities in Brisbane

Brisbane enjoys good economic growth thanks to its vital contribution of agriculture and mining, which in turn supports the growing Queensland economy.

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Top Rated Adelaide Attractions

Adelaide - Top Ten of The Economists World’s Most Liveable Cities and voted the most liveable city in Australia by the Property Council of Australia.

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Tips on Avoiding Homesickness for British Expats in Australia

Being so far from home and everything that is familiar can feel incredibly isolating at times, and you may well begin to feel the first pangs of homesickness

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Finding a Job in Canberra/ACT

Finding work and jobs in Canberra for expats moving to Australia, information about state sponsorship and security clearance for Australian citizens.

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Living in Sydney

Sydney remains the most popular Australian city to visit and boasts a wealth of attractions as well as sun-kissed beaches, great shopping & a sunny climate.

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Leaving Family and Friends to Move to Australia

Moving to Australia and leaving loved ones behind, how to say goodbye and how to keep in touch with family and friends back home.

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Pensions for Expats in Australia

Guidance on Australian pensions for expats, crucial info on transferring UK pensions to Australia, and how to claim state pensions overseas.

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Living in Melbourne

Moving to Melbourne all you need to know about where to live, what to do, property prices and climate.

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Education in Australia

Information on the Australian education system. Schools, universities and more. Everything you need to know when comparing education in Australia and the UK.

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Job Hunting in Australia

Searching for a job in Australia? Read our Australian job hunting tips, advice on writing an Australian CV and other employment information.

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The Cost of Living in Australia

Compare the cost of living in Australia with information on house prices, grocery bills, weekly wages and petrol for those considering a move to Australia.

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Healthcare in Australia

Information about healthcare in Australia including Medicare and Australian private health insurance. All the Australian health essentials you need.

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Pet Transport to Australia

Shipping pets to Australia, all you need to know on Australian quarantine, pet permits and transportation to relocate your pets.

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Buying a Car in Australia

How to buy a car in Australia. If you are planning a move to Australia, you should familiarise yourself with the buying options you have available.

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Choosing Where to Live in Australia

If you are deciding to move to Australia from the UK, you need to think about exactly where in Australia you want to live. It’s a large place with varied regions.

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Best Places to Visit in Brisbane

Brisbane has plenty to offer for the British expat living in Australia. Check out the best bars, restaurants and nightlife in Brisbane.

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Childcare Options in Australia

Moving to Australia with children in tow? Consider the childcare options available to you. We outline the various Australian childcare alternatives.

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Best Places to Visit in Melbourne

Melbourne has a lot to offer including bars, restaurants and cinemas. We list the best places to visit in Melbourne, Australia.

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Running Your Own Business in Australia

Visa requirements, for running a business in Australia. You can choose between Australian Investor Visa, Business Talent Visa or Business Owner Visa.

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Renting a Place Down Under

Important information for renting a property in Australia. Accommodation is a vital part of planning your move to Australia.

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Moving To Australia - Dealing with the Nerves

It’s only natural to feel nervous when moving to Australia. Here are some suggestions to help you deal with those pre-move nerves.

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How to Open an Australian Bank Account

How to open an Australian bank account? Before moving to Australia, you need to get organised and think about which bank you are going to use.

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UK Visa Requirements for Working in Australia

If you are planning to relocate to Australia, it’s important you understand the UK Visa requirements for the country: Employer Sponsored Visa or Skilled Independent Visa.

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Ten Top Sydney Bars for British Expats in Australia

A selection of the best bars in Sydney. This Sydney bar guide lists some great places to hang out as a British expat, away from home.

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How Does Australian Life Compare to the UK

Do you want to know how a typical Australian lifestyle varies from the UK? This article explains the difference between life in the UK and life down under.

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