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Blog posts January 2020

A Complete Moving Guide To Brisbane

After Sydney and Melbourne, the most preferred place to relocate is Brisbane among the country and people who want to move to Australia. And why wouldn’t it be? Brisbane is a thriving international city with warm and welcoming communities. It has a rich history, fantastic heritage sites, world-class…

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Malcolm Turnbull criticises Scott Morrison for 'downplaying' bushfire crisis

The former prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has said he “can’t explain” Scott Morrison’s behaviour during Australia’s unprecedented bushfire crisis and that his successor had “downplayed” the catastrophe and had not behaved the way a prime minister should.

Turnbull made the extraor…

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Climate drivers align to give average chance of rain – which at least is better than what it's been

Just days after some of the worst bushfires ever seen in Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology tweeted on January 8 that a climate driver called the Indian Ocean Dipole had returned to neutral.

Around the same time, another climate driver, the Southern Annular Mode, returned to neutral as well.

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Australian bushfires: Animal death toll climbing from fires, more under threat

Millions of animals are dead and hundreds of thousands more will perish over coming days as a result of killer bushfires terrorising southeast Australia.
Native wildlife and agricultural livestock are among the fatalities, with already-endangered species at greater risk of extinction. The extent of…

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'Eat, pray, survive': Australian mum's head stomped on in Bali attack

A Perth mother-of-two on a Bali holiday has described how she was knocked unconscious as her head was stomped on for filming a wild street brawl.
Brenda Graham was walking back to her Seminyak villa following the New Year's Eve beach fireworks when she saw the fight erupt on Jalan Double Six and de…

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7 Things To Remember When Moving With Small Children

Moving before I had kids was far easier for my husband and I. However, once we had children, it became important to get a larger house in a good suburb near good schools. So, we moved when my son Todd was 5, and my daughter Lily was 7. Both my kids are calm and behave superbly, but I didn’t want the…

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The tragic victims of the unprecedented bushfire season

Several people have been confirmed dead after days of “apocalyptic” scenes and devastation as a result of the bushfires in New South Wales and Victoria.

As more than 100 blazes continue to burn in NSW and Victoria, residents are coming to grips with the “horrifying” bushfires that destroyed p…

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Australia wins Boxing Day Test to clinch series victory over New Zealand

Australia has romped to a 247-run victory over New Zealand at the MCG to end the Boxing Day Test a day early and seal a trans-Tasman trophy victory.

A classy century for opener Tom Blundell (121) was a highlight for the visitors, who also passed 200 for the first time this series, but it was not …

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The world is hooked on Australian coffee culture. This is how it got so good

Stop an American on the streets of Manhattan and ask them what the best thing to come out of Australia is.

There's a good chance that, alongside old tropes like Crocodile Dundee and AC/DC, the answer will be coffee.

Australian coffee culture, perfected and refined in recent decades, is taking …

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