Despite what you’re used to seeing on postcards, there’s more to the land Down Under than Sydney Opera House and the Great Barrier Reef. While these are famous Australian tourist attractions – regional Australia is a largely unexplored part of Australia that is in serious need of international migrants. Now, more than ever, it’s easier to move to one of these regions if you have the right skills.
Thinking of going for Australian permanent residence and citizenship? A job may be waiting for you…
Immigrating takes its toll on family structure when South Africans choose to make Australia their new home and leave behind aging parents. A new visa announced by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection will give families an opportunity to re-unite.
One of the most coveted Aussie visas is the Skilled Independent visa (subclass 189). This is a permanent residency visa that allows you to live and work in the land Down Under with no restrictions. It’s tough to obtain but using this strategy could make it easier than you’d think.
The proposal has been hugely divisive down under
Not sure what to put on your resume when applying for a job in Australia? You’re not alone.
Living in Australia? Want to bring your folks to live with you? You’re in luck. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has responded to the pleas of those wanting to bring their parents Down Under with a new temporary sponsored parent visa. Starting from November 2017 this visa will allow as many as 15,000 people to bring their parents over to Australia every year.
We’ve got your nice and easy guide to chasing down the Australian dream
Oz becomes the most popular expat destination and it could be this way for a while…
The SA tourism board in Oz are asking expats to come back home. If only for a holiday.
If you’ve ever thought about moving to Australia, you need to know that the land down under is in desperate for South African engineers.
The current political climate is driving a sharp increase in visa enquiries from South Africans looking to emigrate.
That’s the second major change to immigration policy announced this week.
The number one destination for skilled South Africans to emigrate to might not be a viable option for much longer.
You wake up to an email from the Department of Immigration with your Australian visa grant. All the hard work has paid off – and you’re finally cleared for emigration. But what about your money?
There are more than a few ways that you can immigrate to Australia without securing a job beforehand. While these routes are a little more complex, as you’ll see from the topics covered below, getting a valid visa isn’t an impossible task.
Demand for certain skills in Australia is so high that some lucky professionals have ‘future-proof’ careers. We look at 5 such occupation groups that applicants are using as a pathway to Australian permanent residence, and ultimately citizenship.
Thousands of people immigrate to Australia from all over the world every year. The land Down Under is particularly popular with South African and UK citizens looking to move to (or stay living in) a country with wide-open spaces and year-round sunshine. If you want a visa you’re going to have to pass a points-based test and in this post we’re going to tell you how to do that.
If your profession is on the list, you’ll be given preferential status when applying for an Australian residency visa.
There are three questions that new South African expats who arrive in Australia inevitably ask. Back in SA the answers to these questions accurately suss out a person’s social standing, but in Australia they’re a no-go.
Are you a South African with professional skills who has always thought about living in another country? Australia’s Skilled Independent visa is one of the best routes to residency available to emigrants. Here’s a rundown on what skills are in demand and what you need to know to apply.
Not that you needed one, but now there’s another good reason to move to Queensland, Australia. His name is Chris Hemsworth, named the sexiest man alive by People Magazine in 2014, and he’ll be filming in Queensland next year.