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Season 1

10: From Coastal UK To Outback Australia

June 19, 2021

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 advis…

Guest: Ken Sharpe

9: Setting Up A British Butchery In Australia

June 13, 2021

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) dec…

8: From British Backpacker To Aussie Mama

June 5, 2021

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 …

Guest: Sarah Vesty

7: Outback Australia Motorcycle Crash Survivor

May 30, 2021

**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…

Guest: Michael Pitt

6: A Facebook Community For Brits In Perth

May 23, 2021

‘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, orig…

5: Migrating To Australia In A Pandemic

May 16, 2021

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 w…

Guest: Ross Johnston

4: Managing Travel With Australia's Closed Borders

May 8, 2021

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 toda…

3: Returning Home After Living In Australia

May 1, 2021

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…

Guest: Pamela Waugh

2: Steve and Dianne Hargreaves, Wanted Down Under

April 25, 2021

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…

1: My Story. A Brief Introduction.

April 25, 2021

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 inte…

BRITSTRALIAN TRAILER

April 10, 2021

Britstralian - The Trailer Hi, I'm Anna Moran and you're listening to Britstralian. You may have heard me a very long time ago in England, delivering your local news, or giving you a traffic update on the M25. Well, now I'm …