2014 Australian and New Zealand Club in The Netherlands Summer BBQ

A huge thanks to the Australian and New Zealand Club in The Netherlands for hosting a fun summer BBQ last weekend.  Unfortunately, as soon as you plan a BBQ here in The Netherlands, it seems the weather will be unco-operative!  It didn't bother our little Dutch Australians too much though... Held at Boomerang Beachclub  at … Continue reading 2014 Australian and New Zealand Club in The Netherlands Summer BBQ

Reciprocal health care between Australia and The Netherlands

If you are a resident in either country and travel for a short term holiday, did you know that you may be eligible for reciprocal health care between Australia and The Netherlands? If you live in Australia and travel to The Netherlands Travelling between Australia and The Netherlands? Even if you are originally from The … Continue reading Reciprocal health care between Australia and The Netherlands

International City Podium next week in The Hague

The International City Podium will be held next Tuesday 5th November in The Hague.  Organised by the International Community Platform, it is aimed at all (inter)nationals looking for (voluntary) work, social connections, support and inspiration. Offering a chance to meet with top international employers in the region, with a number of information sessions and a … Continue reading International City Podium next week in The Hague

We (Australia and The Netherlands) have a very solid bilateral relationship

I've now lived (back) in The Netherlands for around 15 months and have had "Interview Australian Ambassador to The Netherlands" on my to do list for this website.  I met H.E. Mr Neil Mules at the ANZAC Day event in The Hague and had hoped to discuss with him a few points about the relationship … Continue reading We (Australia and The Netherlands) have a very solid bilateral relationship

Healthcare Insurance for Australians visiting The Netherlands

Thank you to Peter Fransen from ZIC | Zorgverzekering Informatie Centrum for this guest post in English.  You can also find a guest post in het Nederlands from Peter: Expats in Australië: belangrijke vragen rondom uw zorgverzekering beantwoord   Healthcare Insurance for Australians visiting the Netherlands Planning on visiting the Netherlands any time soon? Or are you a potential … Continue reading Healthcare Insurance for Australians visiting The Netherlands

Greg Shapiro presents Brendon Burns – Australian comedian touring The Netherlands

Brendon Burns is an Australian comedian touring the Netherlands shortly as part of the "Greg Shapiro presents..." series.  I had the pleasure of talking with Greg recently at the Feel At Home in The Hague Fair, and bought his great new book "How to Be Orange".  Hilarious and a separate blog post coming soon. Back … Continue reading Greg Shapiro presents Brendon Burns – Australian comedian touring The Netherlands

Expatica International Job Fair this weekend

Expatica and Together Abroad are presenting the International Job Fair this weekend at the World Trade Centre Amsterdam. Tickets to the Job Fair are free, however you need to pre-register which you can do via the website jobfair.expatica.com As Australians in The Netherlands will be aware, not being a native Dutch speaker can affect your job search … Continue reading Expatica International Job Fair this weekend