Year: 2012

AUD to GBP Forex Chart exchange rates

Australian dollar suffers with exchange rate of 1.56 forecast against sterling.

Since bottoming near 1.4700 in early August, the GBP to AUD exchange rates have rallied 17 of the past 21 days, including 7 consecutive days (click thumbnail to the left for a larger version). Even though rates would probably be considered “overbought” on the daily chart the news is going to be of some relief …

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Five Year Tourist Visa To Be Granted To Parents Of Australian Residents

There are so many great things associated with life down under, however for some new residents of Australia, the distance from their families is often one of the few downsides of migrating to the other side of the world. This is going to change though, with a press release announcing today that the Gillard Government …

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New Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) For Beijing And Shanghai

New Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) For Beijing And Shanghai

The Australian Department of Immigration has today announced the opening of two new Australian Visa Centres (AVACS) in Beijing and Shanghai targeting an improvement in service delivery for Chinese visitors, skilled migrants and business representatives travelling to Australia. “AVACs will be located in Beijing and Shanghai to provide more convenient access to immigration and citizenship …

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Significant Investor Visa Conditions Released

Back in May we announced that the Australian Immigration Department were to release a new Visa for people with stacks of cash ($5 Million AUD+) to invest in Australia. They creatively titled it the Significant Investor Visa. Today, the minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, released the full conditions for this new visa class. …

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SkillSelect: First round offers go to skilled professionals

According to the press release from the Australian Immigraion department, doctors, dentists, nurses and engineers have dominated the first round of skilled migrants invited to formally apply for visas under the government’s new online SkillSelect service. Accountants, ICT analysts and programmers were also strongly represented in the 100 invitations in the first round, which drew the …

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Australian Headhunters Target American War Vetrans For Mining Jobs

Australian Headhunters Target American War Vetrans For Mining Jobs

In the USA, post 9/11 veteran unemployment is now hovering near the 9% mark with further cuts to planned for the future. It’s not all bad news though as Australian mining companies are stepping up to grab some of that labour for their short staffed operations down under. With the mines looking for everything from …

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There's Nothing Like Australia - Australian Tourism Ad Released

There’s Nothing Like Australia – Australian Tourism Ad Released

So it’s be a little while since we’ve covered the Australian Tourism Offices attempts to temp people down under. With this in mind I thought their latest campaign may be worth a bit of a share. Many of the iconic Aussie landmarks make the vidoe although to be fair I’d say the the baby kangaroo on …

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Australia And Greece To Get Reciprocal Work And Holiday Visa Arrangements

Australia And Greece To Get Reciprocal Work And Holiday Visa Arrangements

According to a recent press release from the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, the Australian Government will begin negotiations with Greece about establishing a reciprocal work and holiday visa arrangement. Mr Bowen said Australia and Greece shared a strong and rich relationship based on firm community ties. ‘A work and holiday arrangement recognises …

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Changes to the points test for skilled migration have been made to encourage international students who have completed Australian postgraduate research qualifications in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics field to remain in Australia.

Australian Student Visa Holders Allowed To Work In Australia For Four Years

Hi guys, you may have noticed due to the lack of updates that everything’s quite quiet on the Australian Immigration front at the moment. Unless anyone is interested in the hundreds of illegal immigrants arriving by boat then there’s really not been that much to write about! One snippet of quite important news that we’ve …

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AUD to GBP Exchange Rates

The Australian Dollar is gaining support from international investors, running from the fear of further European turmoil and seeking the safety of the Australian economy. This is having an inpact on the AUD to GBP Exchange Rates. Now that the Reserve Bank of Australia has effectively removed any plans for further interest rate cuts, the …

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Australian Resume – Dispelling the Myths About The Australian Resume

Australian Resume, or Australian CV as they are often known, is an interesting term, and one which might often strike fear into the heart of any new Australian Job seeker. Let me let you into a teeny tiny secret though. It’s really not that different to other resumes used around the world! In a couple …

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Australian Tourist Visa's May Address Labour Shortages

Australian Working Holiday Visa’s May Address Labour Shortages

According to an article published on the news international website today, the federal government is in talks to bring more overseas workers to Australia on holiday visas to address labour shortages in the tourism industry. Federal Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson says using visitors with Australian working holiday visa’s is one strategy the government is pursuing …

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