Month: March 2006

Australia Australia The Land Down Under

DIY Frenzy

Do you know when you have those ‘little’ jobs to do around the house that you’ll get around to doing eventually? Well, that’s pretty much what we’ve been doing for the last few weeks. Having finally got over returning back to the UK to be faced with sub Zero temperatures and snow I’ve been hitting …

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Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games – information about the city of Melbourne

The weather has been traditionally British recently, Lots of snow and very cold (averaging all of 2 – 3 decrees Celsius. However the 2006 Commonwealth games started in Melbourne yesterday and it was great to wake up to some live footage of some of the sports over there. The weather appears to be pretty pleasant …

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made the move to australia

UK to adopt Australian-style points-based immigration system

Oh the irony, after 40 years the UK has finally decided to review its immigration policies by adopting a Australian-style points-based immigration system. The system will be put in place to attract the “brightest and the best” from the developing world to work and settle in Britain. A slightly flawed assumption however is that the …

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I know that getting down under is a relatively new site and the stats that I’m seeing indicate only a handful of visitors to the site every single day. However I’ve been thinking about adding a discussion forum to the site to enable folks with similar interests to ask questions and network with each other …

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