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When you moved to Oz did the pair of you send Form P85s to your tax office?
Then you should do so immediately. Fortunately, there is no time limit as to the submission of a P85, it is available on the web and can be filed online. Onn receipt HMRC will classify you as non-resident.
As you have been out of the UK for over 5 complete tax years you will only be liable to UK Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the gain from an April 2015 valuation. This will be levied at 18% or 28% or a combination of the two rates depending on your income including the gain in the tax year of disposal. You are liable for half the gain each. You will also be liable to Oz tax on the gain, but under their system, it is counted as income and charged to Income Tax.
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You both of you need to do that dated for your original emigration date.
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