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
The Premier of West Australia, Mark McGowan, has asked the Australian Prime Minister to remove Perth from the subclass 187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme [RSMS].
The actual effect of this would be to remove Perth as a regional area for the Subclass 187 Visa.
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Stamp duty will be abolished for first home buyers for purchases below $600,000 in Victoria.
Those buying a home valued between $600,000 and $750,000 will also be eligible for a concession
Global visa and citizenship processing times will be available online for the first time from 13 March 2017 As part of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s ongoing efforts to improve client information, the publishing of current visa and citizenship processing times will give you more meaningful data about the visa or citizenship product …View full post
Australian teenagers willing to work at fast food outlets shouldn’t lose out to foreign workers on 457 Visas when youth unemployment is rising.View full post
Currency Conversion, UK to Australia When converting one currency to another you may be quoted a fee that will be charged, or you may not. Not being charged a fee does NOT mean that you would receive more Dollars for your £’s, as there is a “Hidden Charge” in the “exchange rate” that is used …View full post
A London based British television company has been commissioned to produce a new reality TV show for a major UK broadcaster.
They are looking to cast a fun, adventurous and outgoing British single man or woman in search of romance, but who is currently living in a remote location such as Outback Australia.
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.View full post
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…..View full post
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Jan 03 2017
The lowest GBP-AUD point in each of the 2010 to 2013 years were:
Dec 23 2016
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.
Dec 20 2016
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.
Dec 19 2016
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
Dec 16 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.
Dec 14 2016
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 …
Dec 06 2016
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 …
Nov 20 2016
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 …
Nov 19 2016
Australian 457 Visa Change November 2016 Australia has announced changes to the ‘457 visa’ programme for skilled foreign workers to limit their ability to look for another job after their official employment ends. Foreign workers on a 457 visa will only now be able to stay in Australia for 60 days after their employment ends …
Oct 31 2016
When buying goods from overseas their is a consideration for Import duty and taxes for those goods. There is also a processing charge for making an Import Declaration.
However, their is an exception for low value imports. For imports with a value of under AUD1,000, you do not have to pay duty and taxes, unless the goods are: tobacco, tobacco products and alcohol.
Oct 28 2016
What is a House and Land Package There are many Home Builders in Australia that will pre-arrange House and Land Packages. A House and Land Package is often where the Builder, or developer, buys the land and builds the house in advance, and it can be ready for occupation earlier than other buying methods. Some of …
Oct 23 2016
How much does an Australian Birth Certificate cost?
The costs for an Australian Birth Certificate varies depending on the state of registration, and vary between $31.80 and $53.00 for a standard certificate. Commemorative birth certificates are charged extra, if required.
Oct 23 2016
The Cost to Become an Australian citizen
Being born in Australia as an Australian citizen generally has no cost, other than the birth certificate cost, but for Migrants who wish to apply for Citizenship, and for Australians born outside Australia, there are some small costs.
The Australian Citizenship Fees from 1st January 2016 are:
$285.00 Australian citizenship – General eligibility
Oct 21 2016
Australian Citizenship Four Year Residency Requirement From 1 July 2010 all citizenship applicants will need to meet the following residence requirement at the time they apply for Australian citizenship. You must have been living in Australia on a valid Australian visa for 4 years immediately before applying, including 1 year as a permanent resident, and …
Oct 12 2016
In 2015 the Population Density of Australia has risen to 3.2 people per Sq km.
Queensland has a population density of 2.8 per SqKm,
Western Australia has a population density of 1.03 per SqKm,
Northern Territory has a population density of 0.2 per SqKm,
South Australia has a population density of 1.7 per SqKm,
ACT has a population density of 173.3 per SqKm,
New South Wales has a population density of 9.6 per SqKm,
Victoria has a population density of 26.6 per SqKm,
Tasmania has a population density of 7.7 per SqKm.