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July 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Renting in Oz

Renting in OZ - Can anyone recommend good rental sites for in and around Melbourne?? I am trying to look at cost of rental properties and general costs involved when trying to rent somewhere so I am thinking that getting in touch with a rental agency is probably my best option and get the info 'straight from the horses mouth' so to speak!!!…


Added by Kelly Harris on July 26, 2011 at 9:15 — 1 Comment

Helpful Websites

Any one heard of Migration Matters has anyone used there services? do you think its worth usung their services?


Internet is m current use of brainstorming and investigating life in oz and migration to life in oz?




Added by Kelly Harris on July 19, 2011 at 12:49 — 4 Comments

Advice on where to start

My husband and I and our 3 children and eager to find a healthier balance between work and family. We currently run our own plumbing and heating business and have done successfuly for almost 4 years but it has come at a cost - long hours, stress, and a lot lot lot of hard work leaving us drained and wondering is this all our life can offer!!!



Added by Kelly Harris on July 18, 2011 at 15:32 — 4 Comments

The words we've been waiting to hear............PR Visa Approved!!

HI Everyone,


I know many of you have heard my story of our 9 year battle to get to Oz, But we have finally had our dreams come true!!! On 6th July '11 we were granted our permanent residency indefinitely visa and our 9 yr wait is finally over......yippeeeee!!!  I am just in the process of sorting out my nursing registration in Oz and the house will be going up for sale in the next few weeks.  Excited just isn't a good enough word to explain how we feel.  Hopefully we will be…


Added by Stephanie Bennett on July 12, 2011 at 17:30 — 5 Comments

Jobs in Western Australia

Just to let you know that we'll be working with the WA government over the next few months, inclusing them being at our Down Under Live events in September.


I'll also be talking to Peter Collier, their employment minister, in Australia & New Zealand magazine. Here's his take on the job situation in WA -

"We face potential labor shortages in the hundreds of thousands," he said, pointing to government figures saying the state of 2.3 million people risks a shortfall…


Added by John on July 8, 2011 at 12:20 — No Comments

Why I took the Plunge shipped out to Oz, and why you should too!

Most of us get to a point in our lives where we yearn to broaden our horizons. Maybe you have progressed up the career ladder and want to move on to pastures new. If, like I was, you are looking for employment which will make the most of your skills you should turn your job search into an international one.

As a trained accountant with just under a decade’s experience I fancied a change of scenery 15 years ago. A friend asked whether I had thought about moving to Australia as he had…


Added by C on July 1, 2011 at 14:00 — 2 Comments

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