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MUST read before moving to Aus

Drum roll please…it’s here!

If you are relocating to Australia with children, Mum’s new essential ebook is your MUST read before making the move.

If you’ve just arrived in Aus and are overwhelmed by the decisions and challenges ahead, read our ebook now and say goodbye to stress.

Mum’s Essential Ebook for parents is available today for only $AU12.

Our Essential Ebook includes revisions to our previously published ebooks “A Smooth Switch to Australian … Read more

Launching this month

Launching this month

Mum has worked hard to ensure that Mum’s gone 2 Aus provides invaluable support, advice and information for families relocating to Australia. In 2011 we published our first ebook and soon had three ebooks offering everything relocating families need to know about the Australian education system, school-life in Australia, and choosing schools and suburbs.

With any published work it’s critical to keep content up to date. Later this month Mum will be retiring our Smooth Switch to Read more

Hit the books on Aus education

Hit the books on Aus education

In August 2011, the year our eldest son started Primary School in Australia, we published our first ebook to assist families relocating to Aus. Our education ebook, entitled A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling, covers everything parents need to know about the Australian education and schooling system.

A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling is over a year old and this year (approx. March 2013) we will launch a revised and updated edition.

We … Read more

Hit the books

A question asked by many parents moving to Australia is; do Australian schools follow a national curriculum? Families relocating from countries such as the UK and New Zealand, where national curriculums have been followed by state schools for many years, are likely to expect this from the Australian education system.

Currently there is NO national curriculum in Australia

Today there is NO national curriculum in Australia; but this is set to change.

In May 2009 the Australian Read more


August was a landmark month for Mum, as we launched our first printable action plan: A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling – available to download for $20. At the same time, we kept up the regular flow of useful and inspirational articles to assist mums moving to, or visiting, Australia.

Essential reading for families moving to Australia

Our action plans aim to expand upon the content already available at Mum’s gone 2 Aus and enable families to make informed … Read more

Return to books

As Australian students go back to school next week, after the long (six week) summer holidays, it’s an appropriate time to remind readers of the education related articles we’ve published at Mum’s gone 2 Aus

Mum’s children are only just venturing into the world of ‘big school’ so we’ve got much to learn about schooling. We’ve covered the basics of the Australian education system in the articles mentioned below, but as we get more involved in … Read more