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Tips on taking medication overseas when you travel abroad

taking medication overseas when travelling abroad

Taking medication overseas can literally be a matter of life or death, so it’s essential to pay real attention and plan ahead if you require regular medication when you move or travel abroad.

Packing Your House For An International Move

Tips for packing your house for an international move

With moving house being one of life's most stressful events, we've put together some tips for packing your house for an international move. Moving house has been found to be one of life’s most stressful events, ranking above starting…
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Moving House Checklist - When Moving Overseas

Moving overseas or even moving house can be a stressful time for any family.  Getting started early with the process will make things less overwhelming.  To help, we have created this moving house checklist for use when moving overseas. Moving…
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Organisations You Will Need To Notify When Moving Abroad From Australia

When moving abroad from Australia, here is a quick checklist of some organisations you may need to notify when moving abroad from Australia.  We have also included convenient links (where appropriate) to other articles which further explain…
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Should you be taking pets overseas from Australia when moving abroad?

Taking pets overseas from Australia when moving abroad is a big decision for any family.  There are a myriad of things to consider - not just the emotive issues of what to do with a loved member of the family, but also the practical issues…
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5 tips to ensure a smooth relocation

Finding your feet in any new setting isn’t something that happens overnight. But you can certainly help to create a smooth relocation process by planning ahead. This is a sponsored post from Cigna Global 5 tips to ensure a smooth relocation So…
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The benefits of appointing an enduring power of attorney before moving overseas

An enduring power of attorney can be a very useful document for Australian expats to put in place either before they leave Australia or while overseas.  An enduring power of attorney is not only designed to enable someone else to manage your…
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Is your Australian will valid when moving overseas?

Moving overseas is an important time to consider putting in place a will or updating your existing Australian will.  But, is your Australian will valid when moving overseas?  Here is some useful information for Australian expats.   This…
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Survival Language: 5 ways to fit in a like a local

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…
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What to consider if you plan to retire abroad from Australia

No matter whether its the cost of living, the lifestyle, or just to be close to family - if you are thinking that you will retire abroad from Australia then here are some things you should consider before moving overseas. 1. Tax Implications Moving…
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Checklist for an overseas relocation package

If you are being transferred overseas with your current employer or have been recruited by an overseas company, you might expect a relocation package to be included with the offer.  In this article, I have summarised some of the most common…
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Voting in Australian Elections While Living Overseas

2017 is likely to see a number of State elections in Australia.  The next WA election is set for 11 March 2017, and enrolment closes on 9 February 2017.  It is also expected that the Queensland government will also be calling an election soon.…
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Typical Components Of An Expat Salary Package

We've all heard stories of expats working overseas for a few years on massive salaries and then retiring a few years later in an exotic location.  Unfortunately, the reality is that it is not that common.  In this article, we explore the typical…

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