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Australia - Sunny Australia with its stunning coastline offers a healthy, outdoors lifestyle for all ages and the wildlife has to be seen to be believed! From the Sydney Opera House to the vibrant festivals of Perth, Oz has plenty to entice culture lovers too.

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  How Will Changes To Australia’s 457 Visa Affect Expats?

Articles - Australia

Australia has for many years been a top destination for expats wanting to exploit work and lifestyle opportunities, but for many their future dreams ‘down under’ may be curtailed.

That's because the country has unveiled plans to abolish the 457 visa programme which is aimed at attracting skilled migrants to the country.

The 457 visa is being replaced with the Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa.   more ...

  New In Town? Explore What Canberra Has To Offer

Articles - Australia

Canberra is the capital of Australia and is also known as the ‘bush capital’ due to its abundance of nature reserves and national parks. It is home to a smorgasbord of people from varied backgrounds, including students from all over the world who come to attend the prestigious universities it has to offer. People who relocate here are generally employed in one of the many government, political or media offices that are situated in the city.   more ...

  Writing A Winning Resume For The Australian Job Market

Articles - Australia

Landing that job overseas - whether it be the elusive dream job, or just a position that suits you well enough to make the big move - takes time, persistence and a good marketing document to catch the attention of prospective employers.

CV or resume: just to clarify, this is easy-going Australia and what you call your piece of paper generally doesn’t tend to matter. We know what you’re getting at.   more ...

  First Aid Tips For Expat Parents In Australia

Articles - Australia

It’s always dangerous searching for medical advice online. A query about a simple headache brings up alarmist horror stories about exploding brain tumours from shrill amateur surgeons.

Another search that brings alarming results is anything to do with Australia. You’ll stumble across horrific lists of giant spiders, evil snakes and aggressive jellyfish, as if every animal on the continent is out to kill, maim or otherwise upset your day.   more ...

  How Much Does It Really Cost To Live In Sydney?

Articles - Australia

The cost of living in Sydney is notoriously high, and it usually makes it onto the top 10 list in the world. But, like its expensive cousins, for many expats the price is worth it. With its beautiful beaches, famously good weather, iconic scenery, and plenty of entertainment, Sydney is a popular place to live.

This leaves many people wondering how much it really costs to live in Sydney. Is it as bad as all that? On a scale of Bangkok to New York, Sydney certainly sits on the higher end of the scale, and while a budget can help, some costs are unavoidable.   more ...


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