Hey there fellow IELTS test takers!!
I'm busy swatting up ready for my academic test in May & I thought I'd share these useful links that have some very good tips and preparation material, including practice test papers.
http://www.english-online.org.uk/ieltsfolder/ieltshome.php?name=International%20English%20Langu age%20Testing%20System&fun=startIntroRequest()&spt =readcontent
Hope they help!! & Good luck!