It comes as no surprise to us Aussies but Australia has just been ranked #2 in the world for quality of life! The US slipped to 13 while Britain was steady at 21.
The survey, conducted by the United Nations, looked at 182 countries and what they had to offer in terms of life expectancy, education, income and low levels of crime. In fact, the author of the report, Jeni Klugman, predicts that Australia could pip Norway for the top spot next year.
One key factor to Australia’s immigration success was attributed to job availability, especially in the area or nursing where skilled staff is highly sought after.
What makes Australia so special is the relaxed, laid-back pace – even in the big cities – as well as the friendly attitude of its people. Beautiful weather, clean, uncluttered beaches, fresh food and a stunning landscape combine to create a living environment envied the world over.