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Skilled Migration for Tradespeople without Formal Qualifications

Migrating To Australia Without Formal Qualifications

Did you know that even if you don’t have any formal qualifications, if you have 5 years work experience in your Trade you may still be eligible for skilled migration to Australia. Trade Work Experience Requirement Your 5 years work experience may also include a period of training. If you are self-employed, you still may …

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My Job Is On The Australian SOL. What Next?

Around about one week ago we announced that the latest Australian Skilled Occupations Lists had been published. Since writing this article, we’ve been picked up by a few online news organisations, and as a result, over 60,000 people have viewed the article! Together with these visitors, we’ve also had a heap of questions, posted both …

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Australians More Happy With Their Lives

More Australians are content with their lives than the OECD average, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Better Life Index. Australians more satisfied with their lives according to Better life Index More Australians are content with their lives than the OECD average, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development …

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Australian Family Visa Scheme

We’ve already written an article providing an overview of the Australian Skilled Migration Visa Categories. This time we’ll provide you with an overview of the Australian Visa types relating to Family Migration. Applicants applying under one of the family related visa classes are selected on the basis of the family relationship to a sponsor in Australia. These …

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The Australian Skilled Migration stream

The large array of Australian visa options can be a little intimidating for some. With this in mind we thought we’d write a couple of articles to provide an overview of the main Australian visa categories. When emigrating to Australia, Migrants apply under one of three main streams; the skilled migration scheme, the Australian Family …

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Cost Of Living In Australia On The Up

We’ve written before about the rising costs in cities across Australia and a recent measure of global cost of living report has confirmed that many of Australia’s capital cities are now some of the most expensive cities around the world! Due to the recent increases in rent and cost of living expenses, Perth and Darwin …

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Medicare – An Overview Of Australias National Healthcare Service

 Depending on your home country’s agreement with Australia, and your visa status, you may be entitled to Australia’s national healthcare service, more commonly known as Medicare. Those on permanent visas are entitled to the same Medicare benefits as Australian citizens. Within Australia, Medicare usually covers: Free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, …

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Australia State And Territory Nomination

Since 1 July 2012, SkillSelect is the only way you can be nominated by a state or territory government for skilled migration. Since May 2013, state and territory governments across Australia have nominated almost 20 000 intending migrants and more than 10000 of those have been granted a visa. SkillSelect provides an effective way for …

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Australian Skills Assessments – Do you have what it takes?

Australia is the only country in the world that has a pre-migration skills assessment scheme with the aim being to help you find out if you have the necessary skills and qualifications to work in your nominated occupation once you arrive in Australia. The skills assessment scheme has achieved encouraging results for skilled migrants in …

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Income Tax In Australia – A Guide To Australian Income Tax

Income tax in Australia is the most important revenue stream within the Australian taxation system and like it or not, as a resident of Australia, you’re liable to pay income tax on income from all sources. Thankfully, one exception to this rule are the funds that you bring into Australia when you originally emigrate and for …

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