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Thinking of bringing your pet with you to Australia?
20/12/2013 | 15:50
Taking Your Dog or Cat to Australia Please be aware that since the publication of the below article on our website, the procedure for importation of pets to Australia has undergone changes. The current information can be found http://www.agriculture.gov.au/cats-dogs In most cases, the importation of dogs and cats is subject to strict rules and quarantine periods, set by AQIS. The procedure for dogs and cats is outlined below:     Confirm eligibility of your pet - for example, some breeds are banned.     ...

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Intensive English Language Centre (IELC)
20/12/2013 | 15:41
Newly arrived students with minimal English Students with minimal English who have recently arrived in South Australia may be eligible for support to learn English for living and studying in South Australia. Intensive English Language Centre (IELC) Metropolitan Adelaide Newly arrived students can enrol at an Intensive English Language Centre (IELC). The program helps students by providing:     intensive English language support from specialist teachers of English as a second language (ESL)     access to a modified curriculum ...

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First settlers to Adelaide were looking for freedom from religious persecution
11/12/2013
Adelaide is the beautiful capital of South Australia. This coastal city was founded in 1846 on land originally occupied by the Kaurna people and named for the consort of King William IV, Queen Adelaide. Adelaide is located between the eastern shore of Gulf St. Vincent and the Mount Lofty Ranges and north of the Fleurieu Peninsula. The city of Adelaide was originally laid out by Colonel William Light in a grid-pattern featuring wide streets to accommodate easy travel throughout the city. The gorgeous rolling hills of Adelaide lend ...

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How I got it wrong on migration
There are three commonly argued reasons to keep migration high. First, because we have an ageing population, and therefore need more young families to slow or rebalance this demographic trend; Second, our pretensions of being a ‘middle power’ in the foreign affairs sense demand we become at least ‘middle sized’; And finally because in the case of refugees, we have at least the same moral obligation as our near neighbours to help people displaced by war and poverty. Against these arguments, there are three common objections. First, ...

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Banning gay marriage impacts on skilled migration
11/12/2013
In reality, the anti-gay policy that triggered this outcome needed fundamental reform and it should never have to be the case that private arrangements with a minister are required to circumvent official homophobia. Besides, few people have that access. The problem for Australia in 2013 is that little has changed in the last eight years. If anything the international momentum for same-sex marriage has made it worse. The Australian government doesn't simply ban equal marriage in this country it refuses to recognise gay and lesbian couples ...

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WHAT ARE THE MAIN AREAS OF MIGRATION SETTLERS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA
4/10/2013
The vast majority of new migrants settle in metropolitan Adelaide, and the bulk of migration is into two corridors of northern and southern Adelaide. The City of Port Adelaide-Enfield (7, 035) – Along with Salisbury, this area took the largest share of migrants into SA. By far the largest number was from India (1, 750 – 24.9%), followed by China (780), Afghanistan (670) and the Philippines (490). Unfortunately this highly diverse area doesn’t have profile.id so details of the existing makeup of the population are not available. ...

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Nowhere Else a steal for tourists
21/9/2013
Elliston District Council CEO Mary Deakin said it had become an expensive problem for the council on Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. "People sort of look at it and say 'Oh that'd be good to have hanging in the shed or up above the bar' or something like that, so they acquire it, " she said. "Over time it does become quite expensive." Contrary to the name on the sign, the dirt road actually leads somewhere. The road branches off the Flinders ...

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40 ways to know you`re from rural SA
11/9/2013
Here's 40 ways to know you're a country South Australian: 1. Invites still say ''ladies bring a plate'' and no-one takes offence 2. A handshake can cause a blood clot 3. Your lovely next-door neighbour still makes chutney in old jars 4. You actually know the name of that lovely next door neighbour 5. When you're passing traffic, you raise a finger (and it's not the middle one) 6. ABC radio is always ...

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Thirty ways you know you`re a South Australian
11/9/2013
You know you're a South Aussie when ... 1. You know what bung fritz is. 2. The first question you ask someone you just met is, 'what school did you go to?' 3. You say " heaps good " and people don't look at you strangely. 4. You've prank-called Bob Francis. 5. You used to go on dates to Skyshow . 6. You've nearly been killed at the Britannia Roundabout. ...

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