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489 visa

Started by Alisongw Sep 30. 0 Replies

Hi thankyou for letting me joinMy husband and our family of three boys one girl have got the 489 visa to enter and stay/live/work in South Australia. Currently we are awaiting to sell our home here…Continue

looking at moving to Australia Adelaide

Started by jade simmonds May 11. 0 Replies

hi im looking to move to Australia Adelaide with my patner n my to boys 3 years n 18months what is like to live n work there also is there a lot of family things to do. thanks

Residential property paralegal

Started by Roisin Sep 12, 2016. 0 Replies

Hi guys! I'm a 29 year old residential property paralegal, potentially thinking about making the big move!! But I don't know much about the Aus legal system...are there many jobs to be had out there?…Continue

Am I too old, to get a Job 'Down Under'?

Started by David Robert Whittall. Last reply by David Robert Whittall Jul 9, 2016. 2 Replies

For the past 4 years, I have lived and worked in China for 9 months of the year, working as a Native English Teacher.The reasons for this being :-There was a recession in the Telecommunications…Continue

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  Between 1945 and 1975 some three million migrants and refugees arrived in Australia from Britain and Europe. Chosen to be young, strong and healthy workers, they were expected to rapidly integrate and ‘become good Australians by adoption’. A project by the University of Leicester questions the role health played in this huge social experiment [&hellip

Giant ‘blue hole’ discovered on the Great Barrier Reef

A surprise discovery has amazed and delighted tourism operators on the Great Barrier Reef. Huge colonies of pristine coral have been discovered in a lagoon system about 100km off the coast of the Whitsundays mainland, causing excitement amongst reef experts and tourists. The significant discovery – there can be few greater discoveries than when someone [&hellip

North Stradbroke Island adds a touch of glam to the great outdoors

Following the success of last year’s ‘pop up’ Flash Camp on North Stradbroke Island, Straddie Camping has launched a permanent flash camping site on the beachfront near the island’s most popular tourist village, Point Lookout. The mini-village of ten flash camping tents is located at Adder Rock on the northern coast, in a shady area, [&hellip

Changes to the Australian skills lists announced

The following changes have been made to the Australian occupations list – Skilled Occupations List (SOL) and Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL)  – which will take effect from 1st July 2017. Occupations Removed from Schedule 1 – MLTSSL (old ‘SOL’) 133513 Production Manager – mining (demoted to STSOL) 231212 Ship’s Engineer (removed completely) 231213 Ship’s [&hellip

New Zealand Recruitment Initiative sees UK Tech Talent Bound for Wellington

UK technology professionals are among 97 outstanding candidates from around the world to have won places on New Zealand recruitment initiative, LookSee Wellington, aimed at attracting new IT talent to the country’s capital. The programme, which launched in February, saw 48,000 applicants apply for the opportunity to travel to Wellington, with flights and accommodation paid [&hellip
 

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Moving to another city can be a stressful and difficult period. Breaking your routine and everything you’ve gotten used to, only to start all over, is never easy. However, moving to another country, especially when that country is halfway across the globe like Australia, is a whole new level of difficult.Not just because you need a ton of paperwork, planning and organization, but also because you're changing your environment and moving to a country with a new set of customs, rules, language and…See More
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Investing in real estate is one of the most popular business ideas in Australia. Although there are already many homeowners, there’s always room to get in the game and rent or flip a less valuable property. This is especially true for commercial real estate today, since there are lots of startups out there that are in need of an office.There are no universal ways of getting ahead in this business. It’s all about understanding the market and making bold decisions.…See More
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So you’re planning to migrate to the Land of Oz, but you’re wondering whether you need professional legal assistance to help with the paperwork and all of the necessary visa application processes in order for your transition to be as smooth and rewarding as possible. The answer to your question can depend on a number of factors and your unique circumstances.Australia is a rich, and…See More
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