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Old Mar 29th 2011, 5:50 pm
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"Anyone not going to Aus because of the high cost of living and the [email protected] exchange rate".
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Old Mar 29th 2011, 9:10 pm
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"Anyone not going to Aus because of the high cost of living and the [email protected] exchange rate".
You??.. and that's about it by the looks of it.
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Let's face it - rats really are [email protected]
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What [email protected] exchange rate? It's really good at the mo.

Just think how much petrol would be if there were only US85c to the $.

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Default Re: "Anyone not going to Aus because of the high cost of living and the [email protected] exchange

Originally Posted by brendarover View Post
"Anyone not going to Aus because of the high cost of living and the [email protected] exchange rate".
You are not alone. Not in a hurry to change each of my hard earned pounds for 1.5 AUD.
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"Anyone not going to Aus because of the high cost of living and the [email protected] exchange rate".
Probably quite a few people I would say, but that's obvious so why ask?
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Probably quite a few people I would say, but that's obvious so why ask?
You really need to ask?
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You really need to ask?
True.
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The Australian economy has changed forever and the UK is stuffed. Can't see the pound ever going past 2/1 again.
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The Australian economy has changed forever and the UK is stuffed. Can't see the pound ever going past 2/1 again.
Suits me fine......I will have made a shitload on the exchange rate when I eventually return to the UK
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The Australian economy has changed forever and the UK is stuffed. Can't see the pound ever going past 2/1 again.
How has the Australian economy changed forever, please enlighten me. Just because other economies have slumped does not me the Australian has improved.
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10 years ago the country moved towards gearing it's economy towards Asia. The economy and the way this country operates is nothing like it did 10 years ago. It's not just an overseas slump but the Australian economy is far more powerful than it was 10 years ago.

As long as resource projects keep going, The AUD continues to be 5 most traded currency in the world and migrates keep coming the exchange rate will never change.

For the people who are holding on you could be waiting decades.
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Suits me fine......I will have made a shitload on the exchange rate when I eventually return to the UK
I'd love to see it reach parity.
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I'd love to see it reach parity.
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10 years ago the country moved towards gearing it's economy towards Asia. The economy and the way this country operates is nothing like it did 10 years ago. It's not just an overseas slump but the Australian economy is far more powerful than it was 10 years ago.

As long as resource projects keep going, The AUD continues to be 5 most traded currency in the world and migrates keep coming the exchange rate will never change.

For the people who are holding on you could be waiting decades.
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