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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on June 12, 2018 at 10:35 — No Comments
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.
Added by Isla Wright on May 24, 2018 at 9:03 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on April 10, 2018 at 11:10 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on April 5, 2018 at 9:20 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on February 7, 2018 at 10:18 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on January 16, 2018 at 9:03 — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on December 25, 2017 at 10:45 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on December 5, 2017 at 10:32 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on November 3, 2017 at 11:40 — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on October 30, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments
Australia has always been my promised land – breathtaking scenic landscapes, awe-inspiring natural wonders, vibrant cosmopolitan cities, quality education and diverse culture. With its metropolises being some of the most liveable cities in the world…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on October 11, 2017 at 20:12 — No Comments
Since Australia is home to some of the best universities, choosing it as the country where you will get your education is a smart decision. However, studying abroad comes with its own set of challenges that can catch you off guard if you aren’t prepared. Want a smoother way towards a medical degree that won’t leave you stressed and anxious? To ensure success, you will need to take a few steps.…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on September 25, 2017 at 11:44 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on September 8, 2017 at 11:42 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on September 6, 2017 at 10:59 — No Comments
While most of us keep our health in mind, we very rarely extend the proper care to our teeth. Things get only worse if you move from one country to another and aren’t aware of the laws and practices in place that could help us keep our oral health in check. So, what do we do when we’re new somewhere and have a dental issue that keeps popping up? In Australia, getting the care you need might be a bit tricky, so if you’re feeling confused and overwhelmed, there are a few things…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on August 10, 2017 at 8:51 — No Comments
Back in April, it was announced that the Australian government is putting an end to the Visa 457 program which allowed Australian companies to sponsor foreign workers who would then come over and work for them. For anyone who runs a business and for everyone who knows someone who has family outside of Australia, this decision was the biggest news of the year up to that point.
But, will this decision really affect the way people come over to Australia? Will the visa 457 decision really…Continue
Added by Sophie Andersen on May 31, 2017 at 8:34 — No Comments
Here’s a phrase you’ve never heard before - winter is coming. And so, with everyone and their grandmothers posting popular TV show quotes across social media, you are left wondering how to have the best winter vacation of your life, while being sure that your house safe and the stove is off.
Luckily, there are ways you can prepare the home for your absence!…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on April 26, 2017 at 14:07 — No Comments
Cleaning can be such drudgery, especially if you don’t do it efficiently and in a timely manner. However, this isn’t the case with Australian housewives who do their spring cleaning effortlessly. Luckily, they’ve decided to share their cleaning secrets with the rest of us who struggle with this endeavour. Here’s how you can clean your home the Australian way.
Treat your cutting boards with care…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on April 12, 2017 at 13:33 — No Comments
Fresh mornings full of strong sunshine are sprinkled through February, here and there. It’s a sign that summer days are losing their pace and that autumn is ready to prepare us physically, mentally, and spiritually for colder days. You’re preparing yourself for the change, but you shouldn’t forget to prepare your dog as well, as they are a part of your family as well. Get him ready for the season change so he can enjoy it in the best way possible. The arrival of autumn means less outdoor…Continue
Added by Isla Wright on February 22, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments
On one hand, going on any long- distance journey can be problematic from many different standpoints. Hazards of the open road, a hidden malfunction on your vehicle, and dangers of the changing road conditions are just some of the things that can go wrong.…Continue
Added by Sophie Andersen on January 23, 2017 at 12:20 — No Comments