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Old 02-13-2012, 09:30 PM
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Texans to Oz

I just found this site. I have a lot of digging to do. Pointers on where to look will be appreciated.
I'm 45. My Wife is 51 & our Daughter is 17.
We are Texans.
Oz is too far & too big for a visit.
Working & living there would be an adventure for us.
I would guess Carla & I would retire back to Texas after a decade or so.
Sky could certainly end up staying.
We are looking for a step by step guide just like anyone would. Liquidating our established life here won't be easy. We have some research to do so; drop us a line.
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Old 02-13-2012, 09:48 PM
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As a car guy; I read a lot of build threads in hot rod forums. There must be a thread in here somewhere that chronicals someone's personal experience of moving to Austrailia.


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Old 02-14-2012, 10:38 AM
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Just remember. If you retire in Australia you'll have equivalent of your 9-12% of income in Super (equivalent to 401K) and governmental pension once you exhaust that. However you'll need to

-work at least 10 years in Aus
-work till 65-67 depending on your birth date.

Check out www.immi.gov.au for information in regard to immigration.

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Old 02-14-2012, 05:28 PM
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Super?
Government pension?
I can guess what these are & I'll check the link provided.
I assumed that due to our age; Carla & I would not be eligible for these types of benifits. Sky certainly could.
I do plan to work another few decades.


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