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Mum's gone 2 Aus is two!

A number of events and changes at chateau Mum’s gone 2 Aus mean this wrap-up covers the past two months: June \ July 2012; and moving forwards we will be publishing wrap-ups and sending our newsletter bi-monthly.

Regular readers will know that in June Mum made an emergency trip back to the UK. We shared an update on this in Second birthday and the changing face of Mum’s gone 2 Aus and more recently … Read more

Where to?

We frequently comment that choosing where to live is one of the hardest tasks for families moving to Australia.

In our Where to live section we have written about; Sydney vs Melbourne – fast factsAustralian suburb profiles – where to go to get the low downWhich is Australia’s most liveable city?, and The best Sydney suburbs for families.

The best and worst of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

We recently discovered Sydneyism, … Read more

It’s been a busy week at Mum’s gone 2 Aus and it’s Photo Friday, but Mum has barely been out of the house due to the rain, sick children and work on the launch of our latest printable action plan (or e-book) called Choosing Schools and Suburbs in Australia.

Today’s Photo Friday isn’t quite as colourful as Sydney in technicolour, or as quirky as Guess the object; but we hope you’ll forgive us a little (more) self … Read more

Our second printable

In collaboration with Lesley Snell from Northern Beaches Know-How, Mum has been working on a series of printable action plans to help with your family relocation to Australia.

Australian education action plan

Our first printable action plan: A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling is selling well and has received excellent feedback. This printable covers everything you need to know to plan your child or children’s transition to the Australian education system. We cover year groups, critical … 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


If you are planning your move to Australia, whether you’re relocating to Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne, or elsewhere; you’re in the right place to read some excellent articles that will help you prepare for the big move.

Here’s Mum’s pick of the best articles to read at Mum’s gone 2 Aus if you’re planning your move to Australia;

1. Australian suburb profiles – where to go to get the low down

2. When is the best time of year Read more


Today I’m publishing a quick apology (from my sun lounger in Bali). Before I left Sydney on this mini-holiday I hoped to do the draw for the Love where you live competition, but amongst the washing, cleaning and list making for Mr Mum’s gone 2 Aus (he’s at home with the kids), I ran out of time.

Apologies for the delay and thanks again for your participation. As soon as I get back I’ll get together with our … Read more