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Australia’s highest earners

30 April 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Finance, General

Surgeons, medical specialists and financiers are the highest-paid professionals in Australia, according to latest Taxation Statistics. The top 10 highest earning professions in Australia include 3,570 surgeons with average income of $361,202. The next highest earning professions are 3,015 anaesthetists with average income of $319,033. Of Australia’s highest earners, over 7,500 medical specialists have income of $263,601; 5,090 financial dealers have average income of $219,213 and 2,645 judicial and other legal professionals have an income…

Sydney house prices rise

30 April 2015 In: Migration, Property, Sydney, General

The average cost of a house in Sydney has topped $900,000 for the first time on record. Property prices rose 3.6 per cent in the first three months of 2015 to an average of $914,056, according to latest figures. The lower north shore district was the best performing region in the quarter with a 10.5 per cent jump in average price to $2 million. Homes that were selling for $2 million two years ago are…

Australia’s richest and poorest postcodes

30 April 2015 In: Travel, Jobs, Migration, Property, Sydney, Victoria, General

Australia’s richest earners live in harbourside Sydney and they take home more than eight times the nation’s poorest, who live in rural NSW. Almost 6,000 of Australia’s highest earners fall within postcode 2027 which includes Edgecliff, Rushcutters Bay, Darling Point and Point Piper in Sydney. In this area the average income is $177,514, according to latest Taxation Statistics. The poorest area is postcode 2403 in rural NSW which includes Myall Creek, Delungra and Gragin where…

Down Under Harry To Miss Royal Birth

29 April 2015 In: Sydney, Perth, Entertainment, General

Prince Harry looks set to miss the birth of his niece or nephew because he’s been forced to return to Australia this week. Harry must return to his army duty down under while his sister-in-law Kate waits to go into labour. Harry, who is on attachment with the Australian army, flew back to UK at the weekend, hoping to be around for the birth of his brother Prince William’s second child, which is due by…

Sam Smith cancels Australia tour

29 April 2015 In: Entertainment, General

British singer Sam Smith has been forced to cancel the remainder of his Australian tour due to a haemorrhage on his vocal chords. Smith, who is currently No 1 in the Australian album charts, has apologised to his Australian fans, and says the decision was taken on doctor’s orders. “I am deeply, deeply saddened to tell my Australian fans, I have to cancel my Australian tour,” the singer said in a statement. “I have been…

NASA ‘UFO’ lands in Australia

28 April 2015 In: New South Wales, Queensland, Entertainment, General

A suspected UFO landed in Australia – but turned out to be a NASA research balloon. Residents reported a number of suspected UFO sightings over Queensland before NASA’s new Super Pressure Balloon was forced to land after completing one-third of its planned 100-day flight. “Controllers detected a leak developing in the balloon and for safety, issued flight termination command over a remote area near the Queensland and New South Wales border just east of Australia’s…

Australia’s Top Selling Singles

27 April 2015 In: Entertainment, General

Australia’s Top Selling Singles 27/04/2015 1) See You Again – Wiz Khalifa & Charlie Puth 2) Lean On – Major Lazer Feat. MO & DJ Snake 3) Wasn’t Expecting That – Jamie Lawson 4) Want To Want Me – Jason Derulo 5) Shut Up & Dance – Walk The Moon 6) Do You Remember – Jarryd James 7) Where Are U Now – Skrillex & Diplo with Justin Bieber 8) Runaway – Galantis 9) King…

The city of Melbourne

27 April 2015 In: Migration, Victoria, General

The settlement was established in 1835 by free settlers around the estuary of the Yarra River and declared a city by Britain’s Queen Victoria in 1847. The city was transformed into a wealthy metropolis when gold was discovered in the area in the 1850s and by the 1880s had become one of the richest in Australia. Melbourne is an acclaimed centre for arts, commerce, education, industry, tourism and sport. It is noted for its arresting…

Apollo Bay Victoria

26 April 2015 In: Travel, Victoria, General

Apollo Bay along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria is one of the world’s great scenic drives. On a winter’s morning in Australia the warmest and best place to be could only be by the ocean and not in the nearby mountains … On this particular morning, as the sun was about to rise, the world seemed picture perfect and the setting cried out to capture a magical moment in time. Picture: Neal Pritchard If…

Jenny Dixon Beach New South Wales

26 April 2015 In: Travel, New South Wales, General

A well hidden landmark along the central coast of New South Wales on Australia’s east coast is a beach called Jenny Dixon. With just a few residents living in the area they have to themselves one of the best looking beaches I have seen on the central coast. With wide open sandy beaches and clear blue water this must be one of Sydney’s best kept secrets. Picture: Neal Pritchard If you are seeking a holiday…

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