After twelve long years they’re coming back!
The British and Irish Lions return to Australian shores for nine glorious games to pit themselves against the best rugby Australia has to offer.
We’re sure that British Expats in Sydney will be… Read the rest
Sport in Australia
Sport is very popular in Australia, with schools putting a lot of emphasis on time spent on sport, both in and out of school times.
Some States may require Licences for the use of a Bow… Read the rest
Holidays in Australia
Public Holidays in Australia
For accurate information of Public Holidays in all Australian States, these links should provide the official dates:
Public Holidays in Australian Capital Territory
Public Holidays in New South Wales
Public Holidays in Northern… Read the rest
Things to Do and Places to See
Things to Do in each Australian State
Things to Do in ACT
Australian Institute of Sport – Bruce
Australian Reptile Centre Canberra – Gold Creek on the Barton Highway
Canberra Railway Museum –… Read the rest
Swimming Pools in Australia
The New South Wales Swimming Pools (Amendment) Act 2012 requires all homeowners to register their pools online by 29 October 2013, or face paying a fine.
Buying a Swimming Pool
My first advice, before buying… Read the rest
Television in Australia
Free to Air Australian TV Channels
ABC Channel 1 – National Public Service TV Station.
ABC Channel 2 – “Digital” National Public Service TV Station.
ABC Channel 3 – “Digital” National TV Service for Kids
ABC… Read the rest
Different Barbeque Fuels
Charcoal BBQ’s take time to get going, but they do cook very well. So, for flavour, a charcoal BBQ is best. However, during Total Fire Ban periods, you cannot use it.
Gas BBQ’s… Read the rest
Boating in Australia
In Queensland all boats must carry an EPIRB if more than two nautical miles from land, and from 1 November 2008, it must be a 406 MHz digital EPIRB.
Personal locator beacons are not considered… Read the rest
Beaches in Australia
Australian beaches are a reasonably important part of the Australian life style
It is intended to create a Photo section from this page.
Some people say that Brisbane does not have a beach. That statement is based… Read the rest
Things to do in Sydney
Things to Do in NSW
Armadale Reptile Centre –
Australian Reptile Park – Somersby NSW
Blackbutt Reserve – six kilometres from Newcastle, NSW
Blue Mountain Walks – Bush Walking in the Blue Mountains
Coffs Harbour… Read the rest
Things to do in Melbourne
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Through years of operation as a fully accredited tourism operator, the Global Ballooning company has developed an… Read the rest
Things to do in Darwin, NT, Australia
Darwin Festival is an arts and cultural Festival that takes place every August for 18 days in the beautiful tropical city of Darwin.
The Festival offers a unique experience to audiences… Read the rest
Things to do in Brisbane
Things to Do in QLD
Alma Park Zoo – QLD
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary – Kuranda Qld
Australian Woolshed – QLD
Billabong Sanctuary – Billabong, QLD : 17 km south of Townsville… Read the rest
Things to do in Adelaide
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia
National Wine Centre of Australia
St Peter’s Cathedral
Things to Do in SA
Adelaide Zoo – Adelaide, SA
Cleland… Read the rest
Eating Out in Australia
We have the normal Fast Food Places, MacDonald’s, Hungry Jack/Burger King, Subway, Red Rooster, Kentucky, Indian, Thai & Chinese Restaurants, etc.
Pizza Places abound, and almost always special offers at about $5 or $6 for a… Read the rest