Christmas Posting Dates 2019

Sending overseas this Christmas?

International Economy Sea Mail to the UK, has a recommended cut-off date of 25th September 2019, (from Sydney) or earlier from other locations. Notice from Australia Post: Sending overseas this Christmas? If you’re sending items by… Read the rest


Last Christmas Posting dates Australia to UK 2017

Christmas Posting from Australia

Sending overseas this Christmas? If you’re sending items by Economy Sea Mail, we recommend you post your item before the cut-off dates listed below. Economy Sea Mail is a low-cost option for sending heavier parcels (2-20kg)… Read the rest

Christmas Posting from Australia

Sending overseas this Christmas? If you’re sending items by Economy Sea Mail, we recommend you post your item before the cut-off dates listed below. Economy Sea Mail is a low-cost option for sending heavier parcels (2-20kg)… Read the rest


Queens Birthday Holiday in Australia 2017

The Queens Birthday Public Holiday in Australia 2017

For those of us in Australia, there may be some confusion at times about the forthcoming Queens Birthday holiday. Yes, it’s a Public Holiday for us in Australia, on 12th June, 25th… Read the rest

The Queens Birthday Public Holiday in Australia 2017

For those of us in Australia, there may be some confusion at times about the forthcoming Queens Birthday holiday. Yes, it’s a Public Holiday for us in Australia, on 12th June, 25th… Read the rest


Population Density of Australia in 2015

In 2015 the Population Density of Australia has risen to 3.2 people per Sq km.

In 2010 the Population Density of Australia was 2.8 per Sq km. Population Densities for the main Australian Capitals and each Australian State and Territory… Read the rest

In 2015 the Population Density of Australia has risen to 3.2 people per Sq km.

In 2010 the Population Density of Australia was 2.8 per Sq km. Population Densities for the main Australian Capitals and each Australian State and Territory… Read the rest


Credit Card Balances accruing Interest

Real Credit Card Borrowing in Australia

There is often a lot of talk about Credit Card debt in Australia, and the figure being headlined in Newspaper Reports is often the total of all Credit Card Balances and not the real… Read the rest

Real Credit Card Borrowing in Australia

There is often a lot of talk about Credit Card debt in Australia, and the figure being headlined in Newspaper Reports is often the total of all Credit Card Balances and not the real… Read the rest


First Home Owners Grant New South Wales

First Home Owners Grant, NSW, Australia

A $15,000 grant is available to first home buyers where the value of the new home purchased does not exceed the First Home Owner Grant Cap of $750,000 for contracts dated on or after… Read the rest


First Home Owners Grant Queensland

First Home Owners Grant, QLD, Australia

The Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant is a state government initiative to help first home owners to get their new first home sooner. Depending on the date of your contract, you’ll get $15,000 or… Read the rest


Gender Equality in Australia

How is Gender Equality working in Australia ?

Almost everyone says that women are not yet equal to men, but is it getting close? Some say it is no difference, but others says it is getting closer.  I assume it… Read the rest

How is Gender Equality working in Australia ?

Almost everyone says that women are not yet equal to men, but is it getting close? Some say it is no difference, but others says it is getting closer.  I assume it… Read the rest


Adelaide New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December 2014

Adelaide New Years Eve Fireworks 2014/2015

Adelaide city with have two fireworks displays on 31st December 2015. The first at 9:00pm will last for about 10 minutes, whilst the Midnight one should last about 15 minutes. The Adelaide city fireworks… Read the rest


Perth New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December 2014

Brisbane New Years Eve Fireworks 2014/2015

Perth and the vibrant suburb of Northbridge will be hosting a New Years Eve spectacular, an outdoor event that starts at 6:00pm featuring live music on 3 stages, acrobats, dancing and more, all the… Read the rest


Brisbane New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December 2014

Brisbane New Years Eve Fireworks 2014/2015

The Brisbane New Years Eve fireworks weigh 5 tonnes and are made up of around 30,000 pyrotechnic effects, fired off from 3 barges and 3 city rooftops during both displays. In addition, the Story… Read the rest


Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks 31st December 2014

Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks 2014/2015

The Sydney New Years Eve fireworks weigh 7 tonnes and are made up of around 11,000 shells, 100,000 pyrotechnic effects and 25,000 shooting comets. There will be THREE firework displays: 9:00pm, 10:40pm and midnight.… Read the rest


Last Christmas Posting dates Australia to UK : 2014

2014 Christmas Posting from Australia

This is the Aus Post link to 2014 Christmas: http://auspost.com.au/christmas-2014.html If you have left it this late for Christmas, you only have one real option left… Have a Card posted in the UK to the… Read the rest


Centrelink (Australia) and Department of Social Security (UK)

For those of us who left the UK sometime ago, this bit of info may be news to us: The Department of Social Security (DSS) is a defunct governmental agency in the United Kingdom, which was superseded by the Department… Read the rest


The Australian Education Curriculum

The Australian Education Curriculum

For many years each Australian state has had its own individual education system and curriculum, and this has created some difficulties with children moving between states. The one difference that we noticed when moving from NSW… Read the rest

The Australian Education Curriculum

For many years each Australian state has had its own individual education system and curriculum, and this has created some difficulties with children moving between states. The one difference that we noticed when moving from NSW… Read the rest