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Coming from Abroad? Here Are Some College and Money Making Tips

If you’re not on a scholarship, studying abroad is really expensive. Even then, there’s a lot of upkeep. Think about it, you need to pay for books, rent out an apartment, stay ahead of bills, spend cash on food, toiletries, and other personal items. Not to mention, the occasional field trip and night out with friends. Once you add the numbers, the cost of studying abroad doesn’t look cheap.Luckily, you have a couple of options open, even when turning to your parents isn’t one. Freelancing,…See More
Nov 27
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The Essential Things You Should Know About Australian Whiskey

It is fairly easy to define what whiskey is – a potent alcoholic beverage distilled from grains which are typically malted. It’s much harder to specify what specific way of making whiskey is the “right one” as every distiller has its own modus operandi, and the variety of worldwide brewing traditions produced a wondrously rich palette of discreet and elegant whiskey tastes. If you’ve ever considered going on a binge drinking tour of the Land Down Under, here are some of the essential things you…See More
Aug 28
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Best Options for Dementia Patients in Australia

Having a family member suffering from a difficult health condition is never easy. And if you need to take care of someone living with dementia, you’ll encounter many challenges, both physically and mentally. Therefore, it’s important to understand the condition itself, the patient’s needs and behavioural changes, so that you can decide on the best course of action for their care.Many dementia patients can stay in their own home with the help and support from their family members, paid care…See More
Jul 25
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Jul 8
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Top 4 Trends in Australian Construction Industry

Reflecting the downturn in the mining sector in the last five years, construction activity in Australia has been modest through 2015 and much of the 2016. Over the forecast period of 2016-2020, the industry is expected to remain sluggish, however a pick-up in infrastructure investment might just be what’s needed to contribute to positive annual growth towards the end of the period. The increase of government spending on the education and healthcare sectors, as well various infrastructure…See More
Jun 12
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Finding the Ideal Retirement Community in Australia

After having worked hard forever, it’s only natural to want to get the most out of your retirement. Many people are looking to move once they retire, so they can live their best life and enjoy these peaceful years. So, what exactly should you pay special attention to, when looking for an ideal retirement community? Here are some factors you should take into consideration.Figure out your prioritiesA lot of people find themselves looking to downsize once they retire. Before you choose where to…See More
May 24
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Elderly Care in Australia - 5 Must-Read Considerations

A proper elderly care begins and ends with solid preparation. No matter where you live, this is a golden rule when it comes to planning ahead, especially when it comes to such a sensitive period of one’s life. Even though Australia has high life standard, the overall cost of living and price tags across the board are not something to be dismissed. If you are considering elderly care in Australia, here are five important considerations.…See More
Apr 10
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Australian Fitness Trends for 2018

Fitness is extremely popular in the Land Down under, and it continues to grow as the preferred lifestyle choice across the country in the hearts and minds of health-savvy individuals regardless of age or gender. With the rise of wearable technology and the never-ending quest to enrich the exercise pool with new and exciting workout routines people will love, the industry is constantly evolving and coming up with new ways to challenge your mind and body.Some well-known fitness trends will be…See More
Apr 5
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How to Start an Import-Export Business in Australia

During the last two decades, international trade has become one of the hottest industries to work in. While the concept of trade is hardly new, it has been around as long as we have. Prehistoric men used to trade salt and sea shell with remote tribes and our ancestors created some of the first trade route networks in order to connect the East with the West, aptly named the Silk Road. Put simply, trade was born out of the simple need to supply a specific demand and as our world progressed and…See More
Feb 7
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5 Best Outdoor Adventures in Australia

When it comes to topography, biosphere and urban areas, Australia counts as one of the most vibrant and diverse places on the planet. To each adventurist, it is a playground of endless delights that can never be exhausted. If you are an escapist who wants to soak up the best of what the Land Down Under has to offer, here…See More
Jan 16
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5 Steps for Starting a Business in Australia

No matter what survey you decide to take a look at, you will see that Australia is always among the top 20 most stable economies in the world. Sure, some may argue that countries like China, India and Eastern Europe offer much cheaper labor, but in the age of freelancers, telecommuting and the cloud, this is no longer as big of an advantage as it used to be. Nonetheless, starting a…See More
Dec 25, 2017
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5 Things You Need to Plan before You Move

Moving to another city can be a stressful and difficult period. Breaking your routine and everything you’ve gotten used to, only to start all over, is never easy. However, moving to another country, especially when that country is halfway across the globe like Australia, is a whole new level of difficult.Not just because you need a ton of paperwork, planning and organization, but also because you're changing your environment and moving to a country with a new set of customs, rules, language and…See More
Dec 5, 2017
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Australian Property Investment Secrets

Investing in real estate is one of the most popular business ideas in Australia. Although there are already many homeowners, there’s always room to get in the game and rent or flip a less valuable property. This is especially true for commercial real estate today, since there are lots of startups out there that are in need of an office.There are no universal ways of getting ahead in this business. It’s all about understanding the market and making bold decisions.…See More
Nov 3, 2017
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Tips to Find the Right Dental Specialist in Sydney

Imagine yourself at a job interview, trying to score a well-paid position and give the appearance of a confident, well-adjusted individual, all the while being too afraid to smile fully because you know your teeth are crooked. Or imagine the painful ache of swollen gums and an infected tooth while you try to focus on the task in front of you. Whether you need them for cosmetic purposes or health-related issues, a good dentist can be difficult to find, especially if you’re a new resident in…See More
Oct 30, 2017
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Getting Legal Advice and Guidance when Applying for Residency in Australia

So you’re planning to migrate to the Land of Oz, but you’re wondering whether you need professional legal assistance to help with the paperwork and all of the necessary visa application processes in order for your transition to be as smooth and rewarding as possible. The answer to your question can depend on a number of factors and your unique circumstances.Australia is a rich, and…See More
Sep 8, 2017
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Most Common Plumbing Issues in Australia

Just like everywhere else around the world, plumbers in Australia are called in to fix plumbing issues for homeowners and business owners every single day. And for those who intend to move to Australia, it might be quite beneficial to know in advance what kind of plumbing issues Australian people have to deal with. That being said, we present to you five of the most common plumbing problems in Australia and brief tips on how to deal with each of them.…See More
Sep 6, 2017

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Coming from Abroad? Here Are Some College and Money Making Tips

Posted on November 27, 2018 at 12:34 0 Comments

If you’re not on a scholarship, studying abroad is really expensive. Even then, there’s a lot of upkeep. Think about it, you need to pay for books, rent out an apartment, stay ahead of bills, spend cash on food, toiletries, and other personal items. Not to mention, the occasional field trip and night out with friends. Once you add the numbers, the cost of studying abroad doesn’t look cheap.

Luckily, you have a…

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The Essential Things You Should Know About Australian Whiskey

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 23:03 0 Comments

It is fairly easy to define what whiskey is – a potent alcoholic beverage distilled from grains which are typically malted. It’s much harder to specify what specific way of making whiskey is the “right one” as every distiller has its own modus operandi, and the variety of worldwide brewing traditions produced a wondrously rich palette of discreet and elegant whiskey tastes. If you’ve ever considered…

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Best Options for Dementia Patients in Australia

Posted on July 25, 2018 at 10:28 0 Comments

Having a family member suffering from a difficult health condition is never easy. And if you need to take care of someone living with dementia, you’ll encounter many challenges, both physically and mentally. Therefore, it’s important to understand the condition itself, the patient’s needs and behavioural changes, so that you can decide on the best course of action for their care.

Many dementia patients can stay in…

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Home Repairs and Renovations: Things You Should Never DIY in Australia

Posted on July 8, 2018 at 0:37 0 Comments

There are plenty of things homeowners can tackle on their own when it comes to home upgrades, renovations and repairs. Of course, what you will or won’t be able to do will strongly depend on your own skills. However, no matter how knowledgeable you may be about everything home-related, there are still some things that you should never touch on…

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