GBP-AUD FX rate for UK Pension to Australia

How Much is a UK Pension worth in Australia?

How Much is a UK Pension worth in Australia? This page shows the actual GBP-AUD FX rate for UK Pension to Australia for each pay period from 2017.  This gives you… Read the rest


Doctors & Prescriptions Costs

Costs for Doctors & Prescriptions in Australia

Doctors 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 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. 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? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… 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


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


Australian skills most in-demand in 2021

Which Australian Skills are most in demand in 2021?

Qualified Accountants, Residential Estimators, Cloud Engineers and CRM Managers make the list of the top skills required for 2021, according to recruiting experts Hays. The recruiter has revealed close to 100… Read the rest


Australian Aged Pension Rates March 2021

The Australian Aged Pension from March 2021.

The Australian Aged Pension is revised in March and September (normally) each year, and the March 2021 new Pension Rates have been released. This pension is paid Fortnightly. The Age Pension recipients will… Read the rest