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I Want to Move to Australia

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    How Much Should I Bring With Me

    How much money (US dollars) do you think would be sufficient to have at my disposal when I move to Australia to start my life over?  I know that a one way plane ticket will cost me about $2000... but really, how much do you think it would cost to start a new life?
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

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    Would It Be Easy to Do?

    Would I have a hard time, or easy time leaving America and finding a new life in Australia?  By the time that I leave the States, I will be 40 and retired from the Armed Forces.  I should have a degree in something business-like by then also.  Are Australians...
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 18 Responses Oct 1, 2008

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    See Ya Later

    One day, I am just going to sell all my sh*t, buy a plane ticket, and just move to Australia.  I still have to wait a few years until I retire, but instead of retiring to some state for "snow birds" like Arizona or Florida I am going to move to Australia. ...
    wikkedirish wikkedirish 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    Im Gonna Move, As Soon As I Can

    Hey, Names Toni Every since i was a little girl i have always been fascinated about that country on the far edge of our world; Australia and to this day im still in love with the country. i love the way aussies talk, the way they act and the overall friendlness they have towards...
    CaliGurl2007 CaliGurl2007 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    I Wanna Be An Aussie!

    I went to Australia on a post-college cultural exchange trip some 22 years ago. It was the BEST time I have ever had! That country is positively awesome with all the great beaches, the wildlife, the food, the friendly people. Going back to Australia is the #1 item on my bucket...
    VioletKrumble VioletKrumble 41-45, F Aug 24, 2011

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    :)

    im so bored of england i hate it so much and dont even like the people in it. im onyl a teenager but my ultimate dream is to move to australia. and would like to do it asap but i cant because my gay family feel that it would be too hard. i wana go there so much! ahh
    saz27 saz27 16-17 4 Responses Aug 15, 2008

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    Desire

    I've been downunder when I was 11yrs old, it was amazing! Now, my biggest wish is to start a family downunder with a really nice Aussie who knows about love and about business... I'd love to live there and continue designing and selling clothes and jewellery. Then we could live...
    Jackie1078 Jackie1078 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Waiting For The Right Time To Migrate.....

    aaahhh!! Australia. What better place for food,culture,stunning cities,beaches and landscape.Hope after my studies, i just want my life over there. Maybe continuing my studies there and live there permanently. What i love about Australia? Nearly Everything :DDD....When i'm 25 i...
    jrafraf73998 jrafraf73998 18-21, M Oct 5, 2010

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    The Big Plan

    Four years in medical school and then I'll have a bachelors degree as a pediatric nurse. I'll stay in England for no more than a year, scrimping and saving ready for the big day. When I have enough money in the bank to support myself, I'll look for nursing jobs in Melbourne and...
    TheLongHaul TheLongHaul 13-15 Jan 23, 2013

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    I Promise Myself!

     I promise myself---and the world in general---that I will find myself in Australia one day! And I don't mean just for a day. I mean I'm going there and burning the return ticket. It is the one place I have wanted to see for so long, and nobody is...
    rustyguy rustyguy 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    I'm Writing You From Oz =)

    I joined this group while I was still in Italy, dreaming about how I'd come here and start a new life and well....I did! I can't say that it wasn't hard, preparing for such a thing is hard, you not sure what you'll find there, you're not sure of anything and the anxiety is...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2010

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