Average House Prices in Perth

A Comparison of the median prices of Established property in Perth compared to an Income figure equal to 3 times the combined income of One Full time male and One Full Time female. (using the 3 times multiple allows a… Read the rest


Average House Prices in Adelaide

A Comparison of the median prices of Established property in Adelaide compared to an Income figure equal to 3 times the combined income of One Full time male and One Full Time female. (using the 3 times multiple allows a… Read the rest


Average House Prices in Brisbane

The median Detached House prices for Brisbane for the quarter ended June of each year, taken from the ABS Established House Price Index (HPI), are shown below: $182,600 Jun-02 $240,000 Jun-03 $305,000 Jun-04 $312,000 Jun-05 $330,000 Jun-06 $375,000 Jun-07 $425,000… Read the rest


Average House Prices in Sydney

A Comparison of the median prices of Established property in Sydney compared to an Income figure equal to 3 times the combined income of One Full time male and One Full Time female.  (using the 3 times multiple allows a… Read the rest


Average House Prices in Melbourne

A Comparison of the median prices of Established property in Melbourne compared to an Income figure equal to 3 times the combined income of One Full time male and One Full Time female. (using the 3 times multiple allows a… Read the rest


Unemployment August 2009

August 2009 Unemployment rate: Australians looking for full-time work ; Aug-09 Aug-08 New South Wales 5.35% Males 6.42% Females 5.73% Persons Victoria 6.19% Males 5.99% Females 6.12% Persons Queensland 4.94% Males 6.43% Females 5.46% Persons South Australia 6.49% Males 6.38%… Read the rest


Difference between Australian and British Chocolate

For many years we British have complained that Australian Cadburys chocolate is not as good as good old British Cadburys chocolate. But today, I came across what appears to be the truth. Very recently Cadbury in Australia changed its package… Read the rest


Computer Price Comparison

Looking at prices of External Hard Drives today, and listing some Australian prices at www.abcdiamond.com/australia, I decided to compare the same item in the UK. Western Digital Elements 1TB External Hard Drive – Model: WDE1UBK10000 UK Price: £64.99 from Dell… Read the rest


British Hairdressers in Australia

The following have been advised as being run by, or employing, British Trained Hairdressers. Please check for yourself, as things do change over time. QLD Pureman, The Sebel Building, 121 Albert St, Brisbane (Mens hairdressing from Scotland) T: 07 3012… Read the rest


Electricity Price Comparison

The average Australian household electricity consumption is about 50% higher than the average UK household electricity consumption. This is based on data sourced from UK and Australian sources. However, the cost of Electricity may be a different matter, depending on… Read the rest


Driving Comparison UK-Aus

Comparisons between UK and Australian Driving. The most common comparison between UK and Australian drivers is not very complimentary to Australians. It would be good to be able to fully understand the reason for this, so we shall look at… Read the rest


Medical Comparison UK-Aus

Comparisons between the UK and the Australian Medical system The Government charge to provide the Free Medical service: In the UK, all employees pay a certain amount of their wage as the National Health Insurance (NHI) contribution. In Australia, all… Read the rest