Australian Government

school

In a previous post where I discussed cost of living comparisons, I promised (rather foolishly I think) to try to unravel school fee variations from state to state. I am often saying what a big country Australia is, perhaps I should bear that in mind when I make such rash promises! The BobinOz rough guide [...]

Visa Wizard

Where to begin and where to live. There are two questions I am repeatedly asked here at BobinOz. The first is “how do I start the process of getting to Australia?” The second is “where is a good place to live in Australia?” Well, I’ve got good news on both counts. Your first step in [...]

waiting

If you are new to this series and would like to start at the beginning, please go to Moving to Australia Part 1 From last weeks post about the medical you will know that ours got sent off to the Australian authorities some time around the 1st of June 2007. Given the events surrounding my [...]

moving

If you are new to this series, so far…. In Part One you have the idea. In Part Two you looked at the various Visa options. In Part Three you looked at using a MARA Migration Agent. In Part Four you agreed the basis of your application. In Part Five you needed to Prove It! [...]

tax

After putting it off for as long as possible, (as usual) I decided that this week I was going to file my tax returns for both my personal and business accounts. Being as the deadline is the 28th of February, I didn’t see the point in trying to put it off much longer. Sorting out [...]