ABCDiamond

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Name: Admin at ABCDiamond
Date registered: May 27, 2011
URL: http://www.abcdiamond.com

Latest posts

  1. How Quickly did you get your Citizenship Certificate — June 28, 2016
  2. Brexit and the GBP – AUD — June 24, 2016
  3. First Home Owners Grant New South Wales — June 19, 2016
  4. First Home Owners Grant Queensland — June 19, 2016
  5. Australian Property Prices Compared to Full Time Wages — June 18, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Importing Your Car into Australia — 66 comments
  2. LAFHA – Living Away From Home Allowance — 63 comments
  3. Resident Return Visa — 40 comments
  4. Little Britain in the Sun, Coomera, Qld, 4209 — 30 comments

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Jun 12 2016

Cost of Living Rankings Comparisons

Australia versus United Kingdom Cost of Living comparison There are a few Cost of Living ranking sites available to compare the cost of living in each country, with one, Mercer, being very popular. In this page we compare two sites with the following 2015 Rankings.  Both have London followed by Sydney as the two most …

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For Books with Free Delivery to Australia: BookDepository UK and USA

Jun 12 2016

Australian Home Loan Mortgage Interest rates

Home Loan Mortgage Interest rates
At May 2016 an example rate for Home Loans is:
3.63% variable rate p.a. = 4.03% comparison rate

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For Books with Free Delivery to Australia: BookDepository UK and USA

Jun 11 2016

Yomojo Mobile Phone in Australia

Yomojo offers Various Mobile Phone Plans Yomojo offers mobile phone service using the Optus network. Yomojo Unlimited plans are available from $29.90 per month (June 2016) giving: Unlimited Calls Unlimited Texts 3GB data Yomojo Prepaid Pack Options can be created from these: Voice packs with 100, 200, 400, 600 or 1000 minutes per month SMS …

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For Books with Free Delivery to Australia: BookDepository UK and USA

Jun 11 2016

457 Visa Holder Statistics March 2016

457 Visa Statistical data for July 2015 to March 2016 The 457 visa is the most commonly used visa option for Australian employers to sponsor skilled overseas workers to work in Australia on a temporarily basis up to 4 years. Top THREE nominated 457 Visa Occupations for  1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016 5.3% Cook 4.8% Developer Programmer …

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Jun 07 2016

KLM Airlines

KLM Airlines flying to-from Australia KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is a worldwide airline company based in the Netherlands and operates from Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney airports. KLM Airfare examples quoted on 7th June 2016, from Australia to UK were: $1,608 Sydney to Birmingham $1,667 Sydney to Edinburgh $1,663 Sydney to Glasgow $1,640 Sydney to London …

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Jun 05 2016

Medicare Levy Threshold 2015-16

No Medicare Levy if Income under $21,335 for the 2015-16 tax year Medicare levy reduction for low-income earners Your Medicare levy is reduced if your taxable income is below a certain threshold and, in some cases, you may not have to pay the levy at all. The thresholds are higher for seniors and pensioners. If …

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Jun 02 2016

Search Jobs in Australia

Australian Jobs from Indeed Australian Jobs from Indeed What: Where: jobs by

May 18 2016

British Expat Pensioners in Australia returning to UK

Rise in British Expat Pensioners in Australia returning to UK A news story about British Expat pensioners in Australia having to return home to the UK because they can’t afford health care is in a Telegraph news article. The article quotes: “Increasing premiums for essential medical cover in Australia are forcing some retired British expats …

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May 18 2016

Frozen British Pensions

How do Frozen British Pensions Affect You? With the EU referendum coming up in the UK soon, there is talk about how bad it will be for UK pensioners, living overseas, who will lose the annual Pension Increase, if the UK leaves Europe. Those who left the UK over 15 years ago cannot vote in …

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May 18 2016

Naritas Finance Home Loans For New Migrants

Naritas Finance: Home Loans For New Migrants
Naritas Finance offer Loans For New Migrants & Overseas Borrowers

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May 18 2016

Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways now have new daily services from Adelaide flying the newest and most luxurious aircraft – the Airbus A350 XWB.
Adelaide is the fourth Australian city in the Qatar Airways network after Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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May 17 2016

Speeding Penalty for 222 kph in a 100 zone

222 kph in a 100kph zone followed by Police helicopter On the morning of 14th May 2016 the Police helicopter Pol Air 2 tracked a motorcycle allegedly travelling westbound at 222 kilometres per hour (138 mph) in a 100 kph zone (62 mph) on the Ipswich Motorway in Queensland. A 22-year-old was issued with a …

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May 06 2016

Australian British Universities – Top Ten

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016
Rankings for British and Australian Universities, extracted from the THE Rankings
Britain takes 8 places with Australia taking 2 places, in combined top ten UK-AUS.

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May 04 2016

Australian Interest Rates – Reserve Bank of Australia

The Australian Reserve Bank Cash Rate
The Australian cash rate is the overnight money market interest rate. It is used as the interest rate on unsecured overnight loans between banks.

The current Australian Reserve Bank Cash Rate is:

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May 03 2016

RBA Lowers Cash rate to 1.75%

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) lowers the Cash rate At its meeting today, 3 May 2016, the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75 per cent. http://www.rba.gov.au/

May 03 2016

Birth Control Pill Costs in Australia

A guide to the standard costs of Birth Control Pill options in Australia

The Birth Control Pill can cost from just $2.38 per month, but can be higher, such as $22.67 pm) depending on brand, and quantity bought at a time.
A Valid Australian Prescription Is Required for the Birth Control Pill.

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Apr 30 2016

Expats lose the Right to vote in Referendum

Only resident British Citizens, and those who have left Britain behind and chosen to emigrate to another country within the last 15 years will be allowed to help shape what happens in Britain.

The referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will take place on Thursday 23 June 2016

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Apr 22 2016

Petrol Prices: Australia and UK, April 2016

A comparison of Petrol prices between UK and Australia

Actual Prices of Unleaded Petrol on 22nd April 2016…

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Apr 15 2016

Working Holiday Visa

Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) & Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)
Costs and Conditions

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Mar 24 2016

Driving during Easter in Australia

2016 Easter REPORTED Cumulative Total: 38,423 RBT’s performed with 214 Drink Driving Positives = 5.57 per 1,000 drivers

During the 2015 five-day Easter period police conducted 97,141 breath tests with 361 drink drivers returning a positive reading.
That is 3.7 drunk drivers in every 1,000 tested.

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