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Top Articles for 2017

By Craig / December 18, 2017

As we launch head first into 2018, we take a look at the top articles for 2017 supporting Australians moving abroad or living abroad. 5 Financial Myths Australians Living Overseas BelieveIn this article we dispel some of the common financial myths that many Australians living overseas believe. 5 Financial Myths[…] 5 Common Mistakes People Make […]


Celebrating Christmas Around the World

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / November 14, 2017

Christmas is a magical time of year for millions of people across the world. Different cultures celebrate the holiday season in their own ways, and Australian expats may see some unusual traditions, depending on where they happen to live. We’ve investigated the holiday festivities that take place in just a few top expat destinations, to […]


Second passport for Australians – great unless you are a Member of Parliament.

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / November 1, 2017

Second passport for Australians, great unless you are a Member of Parliament. This is a guest post from Alison Johnson – With seven of our elected representatives fronting the High Court this week to find out if having dual citizenships will ruin their careers it seems an odd time to be singing the praise […]


Tips to save money when moving abroad

By Craig / September 16, 2017

Tips to save money when moving abroad   You’ve made the decision to move abroad, now comes the planning and preparation. For the smart traveler, getting things right in advance is the key to success. Make sure that your research is done and most importantly, ensure that you have everything costed correctly to avoid any […]


Why you should study overseas

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / September 13, 2017

A period of academic exchange or study overseas can be an incredible way to enrich your Australian studies. Studying in a different country is a very immersive experience and is likely to contribute significantly to your professional and personal development. I have personally spent a semester studying in Mexico and completed an intensive subject in […]


In What Countries are Gay Relationships Illegal?

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / August 29, 2017

Australians are travelling more than ever before, but it’s always important to keep in mind the fact that legal systems and cultures vary all over the world, especially when it comes to sexuality. While Aussies generally have a relatively liberal attitude to LGBT matters (even with the current same-sex marriage debate / postal survey), some […]


How Australians overseas can vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

By Craig / August 23, 2017

As previously announced by the Australian Government, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will collect statistical information from all Australians (including Australians living overseas) on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll, as to their views on whether or not the law should be changed to allow same sex marriage.


Voting in the Australian same sex marriage plebiscite whilst living overseas

By Craig / August 10, 2017

With the Australian Senate voting down legislation again for a same sex marriage plebiscite, the Australian government has announced it plans to undertake an Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey to determine the views of the Australian public on whether the law should be changed to allow same sex couples the right to marry.  Australians living […]


Surviving Your First European Winter

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 12, 2017

The prospect of your first European winter should rightly be filling you with not only excitement but also a tingle of fear for what lies ahead in some of the world’s chilliest places. Coming from an environment of balmy days and cool, yet not unpleasant winters can be quite the shock for many Australians (even if […]


Survival Language: 5 ways to fit in a like a local

By Australian Expat Investor Contributor / February 12, 2017

Unless you’re moving to a country within the Anglosphere, there’s a good chance that you’re going to have to try and communicate in a foreign language. The odds are that you may have had an opportunity to learn a language at school, but does that mean you should only consider moving to a country where […]


Watch Australian TV Online Using a VPN

By Craig / January 19, 2016

Did you expect that you could continue to watch Australian TV online when you moved overseas, only to find that access to the content on the website was blocked to users outside Australia? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) may be the answer you are looking for, and also offers many other benefits for Australian Expats.