Category: Made the move

  • Income Tax Australia - Australian Income Tax

    Income Tax In Australia – A Guide To Australian Income Tax

    Income tax in Australia is the most important revenue stream within the Australian taxation system and like it or not, as a resident of Australia, you’re liable to pay income tax on income from all sources. Thankfully, one exception to this rule are the funds that you bring into Australia when you originally emigrate and for […] More

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  • made the move to australia

    Jobs in Australia

    Jobs in Australia still exist in their thousands and despite some of the more sombre news printed in the media of late, finding a job in Australia shouldn’t be too hard a task once you get here. One of the questions were frequently asked is ‘are there many opportunities doing job type ‘x’ ‘? Or […] More

  • Getting Down Under Australia

    First time buyers grant – An Overview

    Being new residents to Australia we applied for the first time buyers grant as part of our mortgage application. The First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) scheme was introduced on 1 July 2000 to offset the effect of the GST on home ownership. It is a national scheme funded by the states and territories and administered […] More

  • Australia Australia The Land Down Under

    Australia Car prices compared to the UK

    When we bought our first car in Australia we were pleasantly surprised by the cost and as a car is going to be a likely purchase for most folks immigrating to Australia, I thought I’d write a short entry on new car prices in Australia versus those you’d find back in the UK. I decided […] More