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The Dutch Healthcare System – What Expats Should Know

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The Dutch healthcare system is supposedly one of the best healthcare systems in Europe.  We explore what expats need to understand about the dutch healthcare system, mandatory health insurance, and the reciprocal health agreement with Australia.

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Quick Facts For Australians In The Netherlands

Get your head around the key issues for Australians in the Netherlands. There are many reasons Australians in The Netherlands enjoy their time their.  The Netherlands is one of the major destinations for Australians living abroad.…
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Surviving Your First European Winter

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…
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Why Australians Should Consider An Expat Assignment in The Netherlands

When Australians think of moving to Europe they primarily think of living and working in the UK.  However, there are other options, and so after living in The Netherlands for four years, I will explain why other Australians should consider…
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Tax Issues Australians in The Netherlands Should Know

Aussies certainly don't move to Europe for the low tax environment.  If you are moving to The Netherlands from Australia or are an Australian in the Netherlands, here is an overview of the tax issues you should know. 1. The 30% Rule Australians…
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Dirk Hartog & The 400 Year Anniversary of Europeans Landing in Western Australia

Contrary to what many of us remember from school, Captain James Cook was not the first European to discover Australia.  In fact, Willem Janszoon was supposedly the first European to land on the east coast of Australia in 1605 or 1606, and Dirk…

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