Month: November 2010

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A few site issues today

Hi Guys, well, it’s been a while since we were plagued with site issues however we had our account temporarily suspended today by our hosting provider as our traffic was causing a number of spikes which risked impacting some of their other customers. We have since made an attempt to optimise GDU a little bit …

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Australian Dollar Exchange Rates Not Getting Any Better

Not looked at the Aussie Dollar Exchange rate’s for a while but for those of you looking to migrate to Australia from the UK, it’s not great news unfortunately. The Sterling – Australian Dollar exchange rate is about as bad as it has been for AUD buyers since the Australian government let their currency float …

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New Brochure Available For Chefs And Cooks

A new brochure has been developed covering information on the visa options for people wanting to work as a chef or a cook in Australia. Not so creatively titled “Employing Overseas Chefs and Cooks” the brochure gives a great overview for those in the trade looking to migrate to Australia, including the English Language requirements, …

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New Visa Eligibility Criteria for Skilled Migrants On The Way

Applicants for an Australian visa will soon face a range of new eligibility criteria, it was revealed yesterday. From July 2011, wannabe Australian migrants applying under any of the skilled visa streams will have to pass a new points-based test designed to target migrants more closely suited to Australia’s needs. According to Australia’s immigration department, …

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State Migration Plans – An Overview

As you may have noticed, State Migration Plans are being introduced for each Australia state and territory over the coming months in 2010. We’ve already seen an interim list from South Australia and finalised State migration plans from Victoria, however, more are on their way. On 8 February 2010 the Australian Government announced a series …

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Skilled State Sponsorship changes announced by Vicoria Government

The Victorian Government has recently announced changes to the skilled state sponsored visa program, including a revised list of occupations eligible for sponsorship. The Victorian Government has a formal agreement with the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), in regards to skilled sponsored and skilled regional sponsored visas. As part of this agreement, there …

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Survey highlights More Skills Shortages

A survey by a global business consultancy firm says that the ongoing boom in Australia has resulted in low unemployment and a demand for overseas skilled workers to fill gaps in the labor market — a trend that is likely to increase in the future. According to the report by KPMG entitled Skilled Migration Survey …

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