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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

Moving to Melbourne - online research

Last week we published Family relocation to Sydney: Useful links and websites, today we’re continuing our useful links and resources series with our post on the best links and information for families relocating to Melbourne – Victoria’s state capital city.

When we planned our relocation to Australia we considered Melbourne as a possible new home. After a short trip to Aus and a brief stay in each city we opted for Sydney but … Read more

Mine's the diamante!

Family relocation, whether to Australia or elsewhere in the world, has a distinct pitfall for Mum and Dad – making friends is hard once you’re a parent. The families we talk to say that making friends is one of the hardest things about their relocation.

The pitfalls of parent friendships

When you become a parent life is suddenly all about the kids. Putting our wants and wishes last has got worse as our children have got older … Read more

Winners

We’ve written about how valuable books can be in helping children feel settled in Australia. Mum’s been seeking out Aussie themed books ever since we arrived down under; the whole family have enjoyed learning how to make Wombat Stew, and what happens during Santa’s Aussie Holiday.

Getting to know Australia via literature is not exclusive to our children; Mum is keen to learn more about Australian life and culture via some good fiction. It’s rare these days … Read more

Kindle 3G Wireless Reading Device, Free 3G + Wi-Fi, 3G Works Globally, Graphite, 6\

Kindle 3G

Here are some e-books, available on Kindle, that relate to living and working in Australia. If you’ve got a Kindle and have used these or other e-books to assist your relocation to Australia we’d love to hear your thoughts and recommendations. Unlike our ‘in print’ books we haven’t been able to review these items personally. We have been tempted to get a Kindle but aren’t sure we have space in our lives for another gadget!

 

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Australian Language and Culture: No Worries! Australian-English, English-Australian The New Dinkum Aussie Dictionary (Humour)
Australian Language and Culture: No Worries! (Lonely Planet Language Reference) Australian-English, English-Australian The New Dinkum Aussie Dictionary (Humour)
Bush Songs From the Australian Down Under by Bill Bryson Wildlife Warrior: Steve Irwin 1962-2006 – A Man Who Changed the World
Bush Songs From the Australian Down Under Wildlife Warrior: Steve Irwin 1962-2006 - A Man Who Changed the World
Australia Insight Fascinating Earth Stories from the Billabong Is That Thing Diesel?: One Man, One Bike and the First Lap Around Australia on Used Cooking Oil
Australia Insight Fascinating Earth Stories from the Billabong Is That Thing Diesel?: One Man, One Bike and the First Lap Around Australia on Used Cooking Oil

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Teach Your Child to Swim (Usborne Parent’s Guides) Australia’s Dangerous Creatures: For Dummies Spiders of Australia (Australian Green Guides)
Teach Your Child to Swim (Usborne Parent\'s Guides) Australia's Dangerous Creatures: For Dummies Spiders of Australia (Australian Green Guides)
Dr Rip’s Essential Beach Book: Everything You Need to Know About Surf, Sand and Rips Look Out by Water (Rainbows Safety S.) Teaching Infant and Preschool Aquatics
Dr Rip's Essential Beach Book: Everything You Need to Know About Surf, Sand and Rips Look Out by Water (Rainbows Safety S.) Teaching Infant and Preschool Aquatics
Venemous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid Australia’s Most Dangerous Spiders, Snakes and Marine Animals ; Identification and First Aid Dangerous Creatures of Australia (Green Guides)
Venemous Creatures of Australia: A Field Guide with Notes on First Aid Australia\'s Most Dangerous Spiders, Snakes and Marine Animals ; Identification and First Aid Dangerous Creatures of Australia (Green Guides)

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