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Your move to Australia: Deciding what to ship

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Your move to Australia: Deciding what to ship

What to ship, what to bring with you, and what to leave behind can be tricky decisions when you are relocating to another country. A good rule of thumb to help decide what and how much you want to move is to ship as much as possible if your furniture and personal effects are in good condition or have sentimental value. Most people find it[...]

Australian climate

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Australian climate

Australia experiences a variety of climates due to its size. There are six climatic zones which translates as two main seasonal patterns. There is a Summer – Autumn – Winter – Spring pattern in the Temperate zone, and a Wet – Dry pattern in the tropical north and subtropical zones. The Temperate zone occupies the coastal hinterland of New South Wales, much of Victoria, Tasmania,[...]

Australian time zones and daylight saving

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Australian time zones and daylight saving

Australia is divided into three separate time zones: Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) – UTC +10 QueenslandNew South Wales (except Broken Hill)VictoriaTasmaniaAustralian Capital Territory Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) – UTC +9.5 South AustraliaNorthern TerritoryTown of Broken Hill in western New South Wales Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) – UTC +8 Western Australia Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of advancing clocks one hour[...]

Quick facts about Australia

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Quick facts about Australia

These are some quick facts about Australia that will be handy to know if you are new to the country. Australia is the only country on earth that governs an entire continent.Australia has a population of over 23 million people, making it one of the world’s least populated countries.Australia is the sixth-largest country and the world’s largest island.Australia’s Aboriginal people settled here at least 50,000[...]