Thought you might be interetsed to hear the latest stats on where people are settling in Australia when they migrate.
The main points from the the article
published in The Australian.
A record number of Britons are moving to Australia.
Queensland is their destination of choice.
Britain's ailing economy and gloomy weather are believed to be the main reasons many people are packing up and moving Down Under.
The study found a 31 per cent leap in the number of Britons who moved to Australia in 2008 compared to the previous year.
Queensland was the most popular state to set up home in for Britons wanting a new life in Australia for the second consecutive year.
There was a 44 per cent rise in the number of people wanting to move to Adelaide and a 42 per cent increase in Melbourne's popularity.
About 40,000 Britons moved to Australia in 2007, with about 23,000 intending to stay permanently.