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Australians More Happy With Their Lives

By |November 2nd, 2015|

More Australians are content with their lives than the OECD average, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development [...]

The 9 Ways to Emigrate to Australia

By |October 28th, 2015|

Ever wondered how to go about emigrating to Australia and go about getting an Australian visa? Wondering what the various options were and how to go about the different schemes without too much red tape or expense? There are lots of ways to emigrate to Australia. This article spells it out in 9 easy stages. […]

Australian Mobile Phones – Getting Mobile In Australia

By |August 5th, 2015|

Having a mobile phone in Australia is a way of life and you won’t need to be in the country for long to realise that many Australia’s simply can’t live without their little mobile friends! Most Australian mobile phone companies require contracts of at least 24 months for post-pay phones (the type of plan where you get a ‘free’ phone and pay for the bill each month may vary dependent on usage. With this in mind, it’s likely that you might want to opt for a prepaid phone plan (where you pay for your calls in advance), at least initially anyway. For a post-pay contract, you’ll require proof of employment and/or residency in order to qualify. The main Australian mobile phone networks are provided by Telstra, Optus, Virgin Mobile and Vodafone. […]

Federal Government announces changes to 457 visa program

By |March 25th, 2015|

On 25 February 2014 the Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Michaelia Cash announced an Independent Review of Integrity [...]

Australia Working Holiday Now Available Visitors From Poland

By |September 10th, 2014|

On 28 March 2014, Australia and Poland announced that a reciprocal work and holiday (subclass 462) visa arrangement between the [...]

Spain Added to Australia’s working holiday program

By |September 4th, 2014|

The signing of a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement between Australia and Spain will give young people from both [...]

Australian Parent Visa Gets The Axe

By |June 20th, 2014|

On 2 June 2014 the government stopped taking applicants for the following visas classes: Parent (non-contributory) visas: • subclass 103 [...]

More choice in English language testing

By |June 3rd, 2014|

Applicants for a number of visas are being given more choice in English language testing. From November this year, people [...]

Top Tips When Using Australian Migration Agents

By |April 23rd, 2014|

Well hello there :bye: Gosh it’s quiet on the news front at the moment. In fact so quiet that the [...]

Overseas Skills Registry Connecting Overseas Skilled Workers With Victorian Employers

By |March 25th, 2014|

The Overseas Skills Registry is a new online service making it easier for overseas skilled workers who have skills in [...]