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GBP to Australian Dollar Exchange Rates – Pound Continues to Weaken

Events outside Australia are having a far greater influence on the Aussie Dollar than anything from within. We had some poor housing and retail sales data from Australia earlier in the week but that was largely ignored as investors preferred to focus on the slightly improved tone from the Eurozone. That gave some cause for …

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Uncertainty Around The EURO Causing AUD Weakness

The Aussie Dollar has been a roller coaster ride of late with events around the world dictating short term moves in the currency. It has been widely publicised that Australia is the only major economy to have avoided a recession during the current financial crisis and economic growth rebounded strongly in the second quarter of …

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UK Sterling / Australian Dollar currency exhange rate update

I’ve not done one of these for a while so please find below an update following UK Sterlings rises and falls against the Aussie Dollar in recent months. Sterling’s sharp rebound in May took the currency up to $1.75. Since then there has been a fair amount of action, but no progress in either direction. …

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7 Common Pitfalls To Avoid When Moving Your Pension To Australia

Pension Transfers are not the most exciting part of emigrating to Australia. It certainly won’t have you jumping for joy like when you finally get your visa in your hand, but when you realise that what you could save on tax by having correct, timely advise could be more than all your other emigration costs put together, you’ll realise it’s time to think very seriously about making the most of transferring your UK pension to Australia.

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Top 10 Tips – Moving Your UK Pension to Australia

If you’re emigrating to Australia from the UK you’ll probably be worried about getting your visa, passing the medicals, figuring out where to live and getting a job. Rightfully so, but there’s one step that far too many Brits think about too late or even worse, not at all and this could be costing them Tens of Thousands of pounds! Pensions are not the most thing to talk about but I was lucky enough to talk to Darion Pohl of Prism Xpat.

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Applying For Your Australian Tax File Number – How To Apply For Your TFN

Since arriving in Australia there are a number of forms and services we’ve had to apply for. To help you easily get on your feet when you finally arrive in Australia we’ll provide details of some of the basics. The first of which is applying for your Tax File Number. OK, to start with what …

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