Emigrating to Australia
Australia is the most popular location for UK residents thinking of moving abroad. This is especially true of young families seeking to start a new life in the sun. But what puts it top of the list?
Not only does Australia offer the promise of an easy going outdoor lifestyle, it’s also an easy place to adapt to. The country has a broadly similar culture to the UK and one that Brits feel they know well, even from the distance of thousands of miles. Australians speak same language, share cultural icons, play cricket and rugby, supply the most popular wines, and perhaps most importantly, drive on the correct side of the road!
This sense of familiarity makes the thought of moving half way round the world less daunting. Like New Zealand, you won’t find moving to Australia from the UK a culture shock; instead its dramatic scale has maintained an irresistible pull for UK travellers and emigrants for more than fifty years.
At one time, in the 1950s, the UK government offered assisted emigration in a drive to broaden Australia’s skills base. Although that programme ended long ago, it’s still relatively easy to migrate to Australia. There is a process which is long established and you’ll find plenty of experienced suppliers able to help you resolve all the issues. From arranging visas, finding properties and school places, to helping you decide what to take, packing it and shipping it to your new home you won’t be alone.
Speaking of Australia as a nation does not do justice to the breadth of experiences and lifestyles it offers. Most people, unless they have a very rural background, choose to live in cities.
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