Feb 16 2017

The Export Gardener by Richard Harrison

The Export Gardener

A Ham Fisted Australian Starts a Gardening Business in the UK Not Knowing a Weed from a Wisteria

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Jan 27 2017

First Home Buyer Home Loans in NSW

The average First Home buyers loan has averaged between 84% and 104% of the Non First Home Buyer, since 1991, when comparing the figures for November of each year.

That percentage has been reducing over the year, with the 1990’s being 96%, the 2000’s being 95% and the 2010’s being down to 88% average.

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Jan 19 2017

Bank Home Loan Rates January 2017

Australian Bank Home Loan Rates January 2017, from 3.99% to 5.84%

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Jan 17 2017

Monthly Fees on Australian Bank Accounts

Most banks have a standard monthly account keeping fee for standard banking facilities, but there are options for Free Banking at all of them, although FREE BANKING does come standard at some.

At January 2017 the Big 4 Australian Banks show the following conditions for Free Banking…..

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Jan 15 2017

Border Security Australia . TV Show

Border Security: Australia’s Front Line.
An Australian factual television program giving viewers behind the scenes of Australia’s immigration, customs and quarantine departments.

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Jan 13 2017

Oxford English Mini Dictionary

Oxford English Mini Dictionary Paperback
This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language.

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Jan 13 2017

Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus

Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus Paperback This is the reissued Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus. – now in an attractive new format. This small dictionary and thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms based on evidence from the …

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Jan 13 2017

Average Wage in NSW, Australia May 2016

The average total earnings in NSW, Australia for a MALE working FULL TIME is now $89,450 per year.
Full time Females average 83% of the Male rate.

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Jan 07 2017

Australian Unemployment Rate: November 2016

Unemployment rate in Australia: November 2016 There were 714,600 people unemployed in Australia in November 2016 There were 11,949,300 people employed in Australia in November 2016 The Unemployment Rate was 5.6% in November 2016 Full-time employment increased 39,300 to 8,166,200 Part-time employment decreased 200 to 3,807,000 The labour force under-utilisation rate remained steady at 14.2% …

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Jan 03 2017

The British Pound Below 1.7 Australian Dollars

The lowest GBP-AUD point in each of the 2010 to 2013 years were:
1 GBP = 1.5204 AUD Thu, 30 Dec 2010
1 GBP = 1.4813 AUD Wed, 27 Jul 2011
1 GBP = 1.4639 AUD Wed, 15 Feb 2012
1 GBP = 1.4428 AUD Tue, 12 Mar 2013

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Dec 23 2016

Resident Return Visa

A Resident Return Visa (RRV) is required for the period after you have gained your Permanent Residency (PR), and your initial entry visa (Normally 5 years) has expired, but before you get your Citizenship.
3 Month, 12 Month or 5 Year RRV Travel Periods may be applied, depending on your circumstances.

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Dec 20 2016

Education Costs for 457 Visa Holders in ACT

ACT Territory Education Fees for Children of Parents on 457 Visas.

$9,320 for each kindergarten student
$12,500 for each primary school student
$13,900 for each high school student

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Dec 20 2016

Education Costs for 457 Visa Holders in WA

WA State Education Fees for Children of Parents on 457 Visas.

The Western Australian Government tuition fee for families on 457 Visas (temporary skilled workers) whose children attend public schools in this state are:
$4,000 per family each year, regardless of the number of children a family have enrolled in public schools.

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Dec 20 2016

Education Costs for 457 Visa Holders in NSW

NSW State Education Fees for Children of Parents on 457 Visas.
$5,000 Years K – 6 Primary School
$5,000 Years 7 – 10 Junior High School
$6,000 Years 11 – 12 Senior High School

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Dec 19 2016

Education Costs for 457 Visa Holders in South Australia

From January 2017, newly arriving 457 visa holders will be required to contribute to the cost of educating their children in government schools. They will no longer be fully subsidised by the State Government.
$5,100 for each primary school student
$6,100 for each high school student

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Dec 16 2016

Drink Driving in Australia: December 2016

Queensland Police charged 230 drink drivers and 93 Drivers under the influence of drugs during the weekending 11th December 2016, after carrying out over 20,000 roadside tests.
Another major drink and drug driving blitz by Queensland Police began on Friday 16th December 2016 and will last over the weekend.

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Dec 14 2016

Subclass 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa

Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400) This is a temporary visa that lets you enter Australia to: do short-term, highly specialised, non-ongoing work in limited circumstances, participate in an activity or work relating to Australia’s interests. You must first arrive in Australia within six months of the date the visa is granted, or …

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Dec 06 2016

Quarantine for Dogs and Cats in Australia

Quarantine Costs and Periods for Importing Dogs and Cats Australian Quarantine Costs for Cats and Dogs The fee structure for Dog and Cat Quarantine Costs in Australia in 2015 is now: $480 First cat or dog in a consignment ($120 for Lodgement and $360 for Assessment) $240 For each additional animal in the same consignment …

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Dec 01 2016

Yomojo Mobile Phone in Australia

Yomojo Unlimited plans are available from $19.90 per month (December 2016) giving:
Unlimited Calls + Unlimited Texts + 2GB data

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Nov 20 2016

457 Visa Occupations

457 Visa Program Review There are currently 650 job types on the 457 visa program, and these are set to be cut by the Australian Government. Various job types that are no longer ‘in demand’ should be removed from the list. The most nominated occupations for the primary 457 visa holders at 30th June 2015 …

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