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June 2010 Blog Posts (9)

im on my way finally !!!

hi all, keith here, not working out in the job front here again, been on the jobseekers site ( dole again). so ive took the plunge and bought my ticket, so im finally on my way to perth. just got to sort out my goods to be sent now with pickfords. i'll be staying with my brother and sister inlaw for approx 6 months, and then hopefully rent a property for a few years while i get my feet fermily planted in western australia.

Added by keith edward millward on June 28, 2010 at 21:37 — 1 Comment

New Australian PM backs skilled migration

Good quote from the new Prime Minister of Australia, Karen Gillard

"I don't want business to be held back because they couldn't find the right workers... That's why skilled migration is so important.

Added by John on June 28, 2010 at 8:37 — No Comments

Australias new prime ministers view on immigration

Todays Sun-Herald reported that Julia Gillard has said she does not support a population increase to 36 or 40 million people, but she does not want to see Australian business struggle because of a lack of skilled migrant workers.

Added by Michael J Kelly on June 27, 2010 at 11:56 — 1 Comment

New Prime minister

Australia, a country with runaway house price inflation and major asylum seeker problem wakes to an un-elected labor prime minister. Any other similarity to a small island in the northern hemisphere over the last few years, would seem purely coincidental.

Added by Michael J Kelly on June 24, 2010 at 23:00 — No Comments

Follow the link for new list, this time next week we will know how it will be implemented

The official version of the new SOL is here:


Schedule 1 is the current SOL using ANZSCO, and Schedule 2 is for

overseas students

Schedule 3 is the new SOL for overseas applicants (page 29), and

Schedule 4 (page 37) is the list of… Continue

Added by john on June 24, 2010 at 8:43 — 1 Comment


We need another primitive skills instructor, this is a volunteer position.This position is open to men and women.

Requirements: Must be willing to learn primitive skills and period living skills. Will be required to join our group (membership FREE) and to participate in group activities; will be required to teach skills to group members.



Added by Le Loup on June 14, 2010 at 13:40 — No Comments

Patience is a ..what? :) LOL

For the past few years I have been working for a small high tech security company that hopefully will sell in the next 6 or so months so I can either send resumes out or start my own business ideas that I have. Being in a family several Entrepreneurs, I have that bug in me. So I ponder a question to any that can answer there in Australia.

I will be getting a little money from my shares of stock in the company. I would like to live and travel in…


Added by Nicholas Anderson on June 10, 2010 at 1:23 — No Comments

wanted down under programme participants

Don't know if anyone will actually be reading this as the series is not currently on tv but just wanted to comment on some views made with regard to the people that actually take part in this programme.

Our family was fortunate enough to be selected to take part in series 5 of the the programme (it should be on screen in Jan/Feb 2011).

I just wanted to let you know that certainly from our point of view we were not in it for a free trip and if…

Added by tracy mannall on June 3, 2010 at 23:26 — 6 Comments

And then there were...

Off and on; I have bought the magazine AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND. I have been to OZ a few times and love the place. I always notice that the people that are expats to OZ (in the magazine), are always married and/or have kids. I just want to know if there are any American expats that are SINGLE like me that have been able to move to Australia. It seems to be that Australia is more apt to allow families than single…


Added by Nicholas Anderson on June 1, 2010 at 7:00 — 1 Comment

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