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Look, See & Decide trips and those needs for when you arrive.

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Now that we've arrived, what do we need to know?

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... because it's for our kids that we came here, right?

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Going Back?

yes, there are some of us who "verlang" too much, and return home ...

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Want to bounce an idea or question today? You've come to the right place!

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What's on the social calendar for South Africans in Australia?

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Want to share ideas with the folks in your home town? This is where it's at. If you don't find your city or town here, drop us a line in Technical -> Forum Help and we'll consider adding it :)

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Have some recipes to share? Found a shop that sells Mrs. Balls? Share your homemaking ideas here.

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Health and Wellness

Whether Baby Boomer or concerned parent, this topic is always of interest, and even more so in a new country!

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Spiritual Life

Emigration is not always easy. Share your spiritual support here.

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Lost contact with a friend or family member? Let us know, maybe someone else knows them too!

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Places of Interest

Articles posted by "locals" to entice you to attractions across Australia.

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Undercover writer? How about sharing some of your experiences with us? Post your stories here!

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Planning to "go home" for a visit? Come here to discuss airlines, flight tickets or impressions of your travels.

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Because South Africans have a sense of humour too!

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What are the Bokke up to now ?

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