A podcast about Brits living in Australia by former UK radio newsreader turned podcaster, Anna Moran.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 21m. Bisher sind 11 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 hours 31 minutes


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episode 10: 10: From Coastal UK To Outback Australia

Ken Sharpe emigrated from Bournemouth, UK to regional Australia in 2010.

He moved more than 9,000 miles from a coastal town to Kalgoorlie, an outback city in Australia, where he works on gold mines. 

The human resources advisor has become a bit of celebrity in the town over the past ten years, from making his radio debut as host of the weekly sports show to being a stand up comedian and an award winning photographer...


 2021-06-19  17m

episode 9: 9: Setting Up A British Butchery In Australia

Jim Arrowsmith from Chorley in Lancashire arrived in Australia as a 20-year-old backpacker in 2006.

After realising there was a huge gap in the Australian market for British foods, Jim and his mate Pete Tonge (real name) decided to make their own pork pies.

The pair of British travellers set up a pork pie factory on a pig farm on the edge of the Australian outback...


 2021-06-13  18m

episode 8: 8: From British Backpacker To Aussie Mama

Sarah Vesty from Somerset arrived in Australia  on her own with a backpack and a six-month travel plan back in 2012. 

Eight years on, she is still in Australia but is now married and a mum to her two little girls, Olivia and Ella.  

Sarah talks about what it is like to raise children on the other side of the world from family...


 2021-06-05  21m

episode 7: 7: Outback Australia Motorcycle Crash Survivor

**WARNING** This episode features details of a serious road accident and includes some graphic details. 

A 1,000 mile day trip along the edge of hot and dusty outback Western Australia turned into a disaster when Michael Pitt’s motorcycle hit a kangaroo.

The father-of-three who emigrated to Australia from Devon with his wife and eldest child 15 years ago, was fortunate to have survived the serious accident in the very isolated Pilbara region of WA...


 2021-05-30  18m

episode 6: 6: A Facebook Community For Brits In Perth

‘Poms in Perth’  has 27,000 Facebook members and is one of the largest social media groups dedicated to Brits living in Australia.  

Russell Burder, who emigrated from Canvey Island, Essex as an offshore surveyor in 2006, originally set up the group to keep in touch with his friends.

He explains how the group's membership has exploded and tells us what has kept him on the other side of the world...


 2021-05-23  25m

episode 5: 5: Migrating To Australia In A Pandemic

Ross Johnston is a secondary school teacher from Reading who migrated to Australia with his wife and two year old daughter in September 2020. 

Within three months of arriving they had bought their five-bedroom detached home with a swimming pool in Brisbane. 

In this episode Ross discusses salary, childcare, cost of living and finding a job. 

The Johnston family document their new lives in Australia on their YouTube channel, ‘That Johnston Life’...


 2021-05-16  22m

episode 4: 4: Managing Travel With Australia's Closed Borders

Jennie Bardsley is a travel agent from Dukinfield, Greater Manchester who came to Australia in 1992. 

Within a year of arriving in Perth, Jennie set up her own travel agency called British Travel and is still in business today, almost thirty years later. 

Prior to the COVID19 pandemic, Jennie’s main customers were Aussies booking overseas trips and coach tours throughout Europe...


 2021-05-08  22m

episode 3: 3: Returning Home After Living In Australia

After seven years in Melbourne, nurse and mum-of-two Pamela Waugh decided to return home to Scotland with her husband to be closer to their family. 

In 2013 the couple from Dumbarton, near to Glasgow, sold up and emigrated to the other side of the world on working holiday visas. In September 2020 they moved back as dual British-Australian citizens.

Pamela talks about sponsorship, permanent residency, Aussie salaries and the cost of housing in Melbourne...


 2021-05-01  27m

episode 2: 2: Steve and Dianne Hargreaves, Wanted Down Under

More than ten years after they originally decided to move to Australia, British couple Steve and Dianne Hargreaves emigrated from Preston to Perth with their two children in 2018 and starred on the BBC’s Wanted Down Under TV show. 

They discuss why they came to Australia, how they got their visas, what it’s like behind the scenes filming for the show, how their children - who were aged 4 and 9 at the time of the move - have settled in, buying land and building their dream Aussie home...


 2021-04-25  29m

episode 1: 1: My Story. A Brief Introduction.

Hi, I’m Anna Moran. I’m a Britstralian from Leicester in the UK, now living in Perth in Western Australia. 

I came to Australia in May 2011. I was 26 and I came here on a one year working holiday visa. I initially had no intention of staying in Australia and planned to get back to London to continue with my journalism career.

After seeing the opportunities and beautiful lifestyle I made the decision to stay a little longer...


 2021-04-25  5m
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