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The Perth-sites

Continuing our series on Australian relocation: State capital city links and websites, today we’re sharing the love for online resources that help families who are relocating to Perth, the state capital city of Western Australia.

Perth has always been a popular location for relocating Brits – known to be Australia’s sunniest city, the contrast with the UK climate is stark. Being a relatively short flight from South Africa it’s also a popular destination for South African immigrants.… Read more

Earlier in the week Mum wrote about Public BBQs in Australia – a way of life and we provided our tips on how to use public BBQs like a local.

In today’s Photo Friday we are listing Part One of Mum’s top ten public BBQ spots in Australia. We’ll publish Part Two next week.

If you have a favourite Public BBQ spot in Australia please let us know, Contact Mum to send photographs or leave a comment below. Thank you.Read more

Perth skyline

In a recent liveability survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the foremost research and analysis resource in the world, the performance of Australian cities was outstanding. If you’re reading this from elsewhere in the world, wondering whether you should make the move to Australia, the survey results might encourage you to take the final leap.

When we decided to move to Australia we were searching for a better lifestyle; outdoor living was a priority, good healthcare and … Read more


Back in September, Mum talked about the Top ten online tools for expats and listed web tools for staying in touch and other useful stuff like Moonpig (customised online greeting cards), and LinkedIn (professional social networking site).

Since then Mum has realised that one of the most common reasons for people who are relocating to Australia, to turn to the web, is when they’re trying to decide where to live. Most “Australia” forums on the Internet hold posts from … Read more

Where to go?

Today, Australian media is reporting on the results of a landmark survey by the Property Council of Australia. The survey looks at the capital cities of each of the Australian states \ territories. Residents were asked to score their cities on a number of factors. The most critical factors were;

– It is a safe place for people and their property
– There are good health care services
– There is a good public transport service… Read more