A Place In The Sun Down Under

LIVING CHANNEL – Fridays from 22 October, 8pm

With the cost of living soaring and no end in sight for the crisis in the UK property market, more people than ever are ditching the doom and gloom of Britain in search of a new life in Australia. Host Amanda Lamb Amanda Lamb helps three families relocate ‘down under’ as well as investigate how to navigate the Australian immigration system and find out exactly what it is about a ‘life down under’ that attracts so many Brits.

7:30pm Monday, June 7 on Prime

Lifestyle

Melbourne

Last year around 20,000 Brits packed up, leaving friends, families, jobs and their homes to make the 10,000 mile move in the hope of finding a better, brighter life. In this series, Amanda Lamb helps three families relocate ‘down under’ as well as investigating how to navigate the Australian immigration system and finds out exactly what it is about a ‘life down under’ that attracts so many Brits. Tonight she’s in Melbourne. Full time mum, Kate and IT Test Manger Alex Edwards want to swap their life in Wrexham for a new one in Australia’s fastest growing city – Melbourne. Will a budget of �260,000 be enough to secure them the dream of a new outdoor life for their two young boys and grumpy dog Pudsey?

7:30pm Monday, May 31 on Prime

Lifestyle

Adelaide

With a cheaper cost of living and a government so far managing to fend off the global recession, Australia is becoming more and more popular as a destination for Brits wanting a new life. In tonight’s episode Amanda helps James and Alexis Hepworth and their two daughters swap their life in Grimsby for a new one in Adelaide with a budget of �235,000. They’re looking for a family home to suit their outdoors lifestyle – but James also needs to be a commutable distance away from the city. Will location win out over property and will Amanda be able to find a home that meets all their criteria?

7:30pm Monday, May 24 on Prime

Lifestyle

Perth

Every year around 20,000 Brits decide to leave their family, friends, jobs and homes to make a fresh start Down Under. In this new series Amanda Lamb joins three families who are looking to escape the doom and gloom of Britain and start a brand new life 10,000 miles away. Tonight Amanda helps Dave and Joan Todd from Liverpool use there �400,000 budget to start a new life in Perth. Will the family find the home of their dreams and make that life-changing decision to relocate Down Under or will their British roots keep them in the northern hemisphere?