Category Archive: Australia

Mar 28 2017

Australian Prospective Marriage – PMV Fiancé Visas Issued 2016

The number of PMV/Fiancé visas issued by the Australian Immigration has ranged between 4,644 and 7,018 in the years between 2009 and 2016. This number seem to be dropping, even though the total for family places is increasing.

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Mar 23 2017

Russian Migration into Australia

The latest Census in 2011 recorded 18,278 Russian Federation-born people in Australia, an increase of 19 per cent from the 2006 Census

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Mar 10 2017

Australian Involvement in the Vietnam War

Australia had supported the French-sponsored government of Emperor Bao Dai in Vietnam.
In 1954 the Viet Minh defeated the French, ending the French presence in the region. (The Viet Minh was formed in China in May 1941 by Ho Chi Minh)
In 1955 The US took over from the French in aiding the Saigon Government.
In 1957 The Australian Prime Minister Menzies reaffirms support to South Vietnam’s President Ngo Dinh Diem.
The war then happened, and Australia followed up with its commitment of support, along with other countries.

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Feb 25 2017

Pretty Little Thing – Australian Clothing

PrettyLittleThing.com is your one-stop shop for trend led women’s fashion at seriously killer prices.

Feb 25 2017

Ahmed Fahour – Australia Post

Ahmed Fahour – Australia Post Salary and Profits Ahmed Fahour was once Australia’s highest-paid public servant, receiving a total salary package of $5.6 million (including a $1.2 million bonus) in 2016. Australia Post defended the payout, saying it included a bonus due to Mr Fahour for steering the business [back] into profit in 2016. Last …

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Feb 25 2017

Whitehaven Beach, QLD: Top 25 Best Beaches

Whitehaven Beach is classed as one of the Worlds Top 20 Beaches and is situated on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays.

Feb 25 2017

Fetch TV Australia Ultimate Package

The New 2017 Fetch TV Ultimate Package, for $20 per month, includes all channels from the Four Mini packages, which are also available at $6 per month each.
Kids Pack
Knowledge Pack
Vibe Pack
Variety Pack

Feb 25 2017

Fetch TV Australia Variety Package

The New 2017 Fetch TV Variety Package, for $6 per month, includes:
Universal Channel
13th Street…

Feb 25 2017

Fetch TV Australia Vibe Package

The New 2017 Fetch TV Vibe Package, for $6 per month, includes:
E!
Style…

Feb 25 2017

Fetch TV Australia Knowledge Package

The New 2017 Fetch TV Kids Knowledge Package, for $6 per month, includes:
National Geographic
Nat Geo People…

Feb 25 2017

Fetch TV Australia Kids Package

The New 2017 Fetch TV Kids Package, for $6 per month, includes:
Disney Channel
Disney Junior….

Feb 24 2017

Australian Age Pension rates: 2016/17

Base Age Pension $797.90 increasing to $877.10 per fortnight with supplements (Single)
Base Age Pension $1,203.00 increasing to $1,322.40 per fortnight with supplements Couple)
Rates at September 2016

Feb 12 2017

Australian Government Spending on Welfare

Welfare Spending as percentage of Taxation receipts

In 2014-15, government spending on welfare was an estimated $190.0 billion out of $446 billion in Taxation receipts, so about

Jan 26 2017

Aboriginal Population Change in Australia

Aboriginal Population in Australia from 1788

Accurate numbers are not available, and estimates vary by different sources.

Jan 24 2017

Weather Comparisons USA and Australia

Comparison of Temperatures between USA and Australia

To show how different the the two countries can be: A winter in Cairns, Australia, may be similar to Los Angeles in summer, with both having an average temp of 22°C (71/72°F).

Dec 26 2016

Muslim Population in Australia

Religious Affiliation by Gender, 1996 to 2006 Census
200,900 Muslims reported in Australia in 1996
281,600 Muslims reported in Australia in 2001
340,392 Muslims reported in Australia in 2006
476,291 Muslims reported in Australia in 2011

Dec 22 2016

Death Penalty in Australia

QLD was the first to abolish the death penalty for all crimes in 1922.
NSW was the last to abolish the death penalty for all crimes in 1985.

Aug 01 2016

White Australia Policy

Immigration Restriction Act 1901 (commonly known as the White Australia Policy) The Australian White Australia Policy came into effect in 1901, after Federation, and was created primarily to ensure the predominance of the British and European within Australia. The main method of the Act was the dictation test, to ensure that a migration applicant knew a …

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Aug 16 2015

Working Holiday Visa in Australia

Australian Working Holiday Visas Australia provides the Working Holiday and the Work and Holiday visa programs for young people (18-30) who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year. The countries that are able to get places for these Visas are currently listed as: Americas Argentina (subclass 462) Canada (subclass 417) …

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Aug 14 2015

Foreign Exchange Rates that just appear wrong !!

2.088 GBP to 1 AUD ?? This is a screen shot from a new foreign exchange company that I saw today 13 Aug 2015 I would love to get that actual rate, buying British Pounds with Australian Dollars but I get the feeling they would back out of the deal.

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