Or better, live there for a few years. If they are retired, they receive a British pension.
They worked here all their lives and they are entiled to a pension where ever in the world they are! What is your point?
The Australian points based system wouldn't stop someone going on benefit once in the country with a residency permit. They don't even need to be a citizen.
You dont quite understand do you? Brits go out to Aus to WORK they have professions and are not scrotes, they probably never claimed a penny in benefits when in the UK so why travel half way around the world and change their living standards, going to Aus is about enhancing their way of life not dropping it!
Most read the Daily Mail too.
Middle class likely to change their car every 2 to 3 years and shop at Sainsburys or Marks Spencers :0) Not exactly the poverty stricken scrounging type!
claiming their winter heating allowance,
And that's wrong, but they are not sponging off their hoste country are they?
Spanish and French expat forums and you'll see how few speak Spanish or French.
I suppose that the problem with speaking the most superior language in the world, you dont feel you need to speak another one ;0)
Do a google on "CMU" and BTW, many locals DO complain about the health system clogged up with
With what? Brits with HIV or Brits popping out babies 2 at a time after they've just landed in the country and not contributed one penny to the economy?