Tag: Immigrating 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

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

What Is the Best Age to Immigrate to Australia Or New Zealand?

Immigrating to a new country is a big decision. Not only does it have many financial and personal implications for you, but it affects your friends and family members in many ways as well. Many people see immigration as a way to ‘start over’. But, what is the right age to do this? If you have already built a life and career for yourself, and accumulated assets, is it a

Immigrating to Australia Or New Zealand? Here’s Your Moving Checklist!

When immigrating to Australia or New Zealand, it can seem like the to-do list is never-ending. Here’s a quick timeline-based checklist that can help you organise yourself and your family: 18 Months to Immigration Decide where you want to live: if you can’t visit the country at this time, do thorough research online, Research everything from the cost of living to what property and rental prices will be, Join expat