Pancake Tuesday 2023.
2023 Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday.Pancake Day, also called Pancake Tuesday, is the common name for Shrove Tuesday. In 2023, Pancake Day is celebrated on Tuesday, 21 February 2023. The date is always calculated as 47 days before Easter,… Read the rest
Doctors & Prescriptions Costs
Costs for Doctors & Prescriptions in AustraliaDoctors and Prescriptions Costs seem to increase every year in Australia. Prescription costs generally rise every January, and the doctors charges can vary between different doctors practices. Some abiding by the government recommended… Read the rest
Minimum Wage in Australia 2022-23
2022/2023 Australian Minimum Wage.The Australian government has announced an increase in the minimum wage from July 2022. (Minimum Wage in Australia 2022-23) Australia’s minimum wage will rise to $21.38 an hour from 1 July 2022. This will be an… Read the rest
Income Tax rates 2022-2023 in Australia
Australian Income Tax 2022-2023.The Australian Income Tax rates for 2022-2023 are shown below. The Australian 2022-2023 Income Tax year runs from 1st July 2022 to 30 June 2023. Proposed 2022-23 Tax Rates These are the proposed Australian Income Tax… Read the rest
Subclass 309 Processing Times in London
Processing times for the Subclass 309 Offshore Partner visas in London processing office.These are some processing times for the Australian subclass 309 offshore partner visa applications that have been processed in the London, United Kingdom office. The majority may… Read the rest
Subclass 309 Processing times for citizens of United Kingdom
Processing times for the Subclass 309 Offshore Partner visas for citizens of United Kingdom.These are some processing times for the Australian subclass 309 offshore partner visa for UK citizens, no matter which processing office finalised the visa application.
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Australian Interest Rates – Reserve Bank of Australia
The Australian Reserve Bank Cash RateThe Australian cash rate is the overnight money market interest rate. It is used as the interest rate on unsecured overnight loans between banks. Home Loan Interest rates are often affected by any changes… Read the rest
Subclass 482 Medium Term Visa Processing Times
Subclass 482 Medium-term visa processing times in January 2022.Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Medium-term visas, that were finalised in January 2022, was 49 days. 25% took under 33 days 25% took between 33 days and 49 days… Read the rest
Subclass 482 Short Term visa processing times.
Subclass 482 Short Term visa processing times in February 2022.Median average processing time for Subclass 482 Short Term visas, that were finalised in February 2022, was 4 months. 25% took under 62 days. 25% took between 62 days and… Read the rest
BBC on UK Expats in Australia.
Covid: UK expats struggle with Australia lockdowns. An interesting article on the BBC website. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-58434251 Asking how are British expats coping as Australia’s borders continue to be closed?… Read the rest
Australian Aged Pension Eligibility – Income
Income Requirement to be eligible for the Australian Aged Pension.Services Australia (Centrelink) have income limit requirements, for someone to be eligible for the Australian Aged pension. It is called the “Income test for pensions“. Centrelink assess your and your… Read the rest
Australian Aged Pension Eligibility – Residence
Residence Requirement to be eligible for the Australian Aged Pension.Services Australia (Centrelink) state the following rules for the Residency Requirement, to be eligible for the Australian Aged pension. To get Age Pension you generally need to have been an… Read the rest
Tasty Cheese in Australia.
What are some good Tasty Cheeses in Australia?“Tasty” cheese in Australia, is the most common available block cheese. It isn’t a brand name, although some might think it is. It appears to be a descriptive name, to show it… Read the rest
Minimum Wage in Australia 2021
2021/2022 Australian Minimum Wage.The Australian government has announced an increase in the minimum wage from July 2021. (Minimum Wage in Australia 2021) Australia’s minimum wage will rise to $20.33 an hour from 1 July 2021. This will be an… Read the rest
Australia-UK 3 year working holiday visa.
New Australia-UK 3 year working holiday visa.Currently, UK citizens between the ages of 18 and 30 are eligible for the Working Holiday visa (Subclass 417), which allows you to work and travel in Australia for up to two years.… Read the rest
20% OFF Marks & Spencer AU starting 10th June 2021
20% OFF Marks & Spencer AU20% off full price items on orders over $150, but ONLY from 10th June 2021. Offer is subject to availability and for a limited time only at Marks & Spencer AU. Start Date: 10th… Read the rest
UK Specials at ALDI 2nd June 2021
I got a bit carried away with some UK specials at ALDI today. Bread, Bananas and Milk was the normal type of stuff, and that cost $10.12. But, the rest of the shopping was $82.74…. The prices? .. aldi.com.au… Read the rest