Category: Immigration to Australia

A Guide On Immigrating To Australia On A Partner Visa

If you want to immigrate to Australia on a partner visa, then there are a few things you will need to know. Many people mistakenly believe that being in a relationship with someone who lives in Australia automatically grants them permission to move to the country. While nobody will deny that you are in a relationship, what you need to do is prove to the Department of Immigration that you

Immigrating To Australia: The Difference Between An 820 And A 309 Visa

The Partner Visa subclass 820 and 309 allow the spouse or partner of an Australian citizen, a permanent resident or an eligible New Zealand citizen, to live in Australia. The 820 visa is for onshore applicants and the 309 visa is for offshore applicants. If you are in a married or de facto relationship with an Australian citizen and want to live in Australia, then you will be sponsored by

A guide to Australia’s new Entrepreneur visa

Australia has launched a new Entrepreneur visa. Peter Dutton, the Australian Minister of Home Affairs, wants to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship in the country with the new visa, which is currently being trialled in South Australia before it is rolled out nationally. Foreign entrepreneurs and investors who have an innovative idea as well as a solid business plan can apply for a temporary visa in Australia. State Governments are partnering

Don’t make these mistakes on your visa application for NZ or Australia

Immigrating to New Zealand or Australia is a big step. Not only can the process be costly and cumbersome, but you need to make sure you get your visa application right. Anyone applying for a visa will want to avoid any mistake that can cause a delay in the processing of their documents. Any error can lead to your application being rejected, so be sure to avoid making these mistakes:

A Quick Guide to Different Worker Visa Options for Immigrating to New Zealand

For those thinking about immigrating to New Zealand, the different worker Visa options may seem slightly overwhelming. In an effort to simplify the information, we have put together this handy guide: Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa  If you possess the skills and experience within a sought-after occupation in New Zealand, you may be eligible to apply for the Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa. This will allow you to live and

What Are the Best Occupations for Getting a Job in Australia?

Thinking of immigrating to Australia? Wondering what your chances are of landing a Visa? One of the biggest determining factors is your profession. So, what are the top five professions currently in demand in Australia? Let us find out: Healthcare Workers and Professionals  If you work in the healthcare/medical industry, you are in luck. Australia is on the hunt for qualified nurses, optometrists and dentists, to name a few. Medical

Immigrating To Australia? 8 Essential Things to Do Before You Go!

Are you planning a big move to Down Under? Here are eight essential things you need to do before you immigrate to Australia:   Research, Research, Research A number of people who move to Australia are surprised to learn that not only do Australians drive on the left side of the lanes, but they also walk on the left side of the payment. In South Africa, many people cross the

Australia Wants SA STEM Skills

Australia is aiming to build up the nation by bringing SA STEM skills into the teaching system. But, what is the benefit and purpose of doing so? STEM (which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) skills are in short supply across the globe. First world countries such as Australia know that they need to up-skill their youth with these capabilities if they want an innovative, knowledgeable and prosperous nation.

How to Immigrate To Australia and NZ with Your Pets

Relocating to another country is a big deal. You would obviously want all of your family members – including your pets! – to come with you. Here is what you need to know about immigrating to Australia and New Zealand with your pets: The restrictions on moving a pet to Australia is far tighter than New Zealand. With both countries, however, pets are mainly limited to dogs and cats (so

Avoid Visa Scams with This Important Advice

Immigrating to Australia may seem daunting, especially with the number of fraudsters around these days. Australia’s Department of Immigration and Citizenship has warned people that these scams come in all sorts of guises and often play on the victim’s fear of being deported. One of the recent scams, for example, involves people receiving a call from someone who allegedly works from an Australian department. The person will claim that there