Moving To Australia

Seeking Work on Arrival in Australia versus Job Sponsorship thumbnail

I will answer that very important question in just a minute, but first… I have finally managed to put down my paintbrushes having prepared my house for sale ahead of our upcoming house move. That means I have time to add one more post before the end of this year. I haven’t been completely ignoring [...]

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When I first arrived in Australia in 2007 the place was booming. There were plenty of jobs around and if you didn’t like the job you had, you could get a new one. All the tradies had more work than they could handle and it was often difficult to get someone to turn up. Electricians, [...]

moving

Every now and then I get sent an ‘infographic’; basically these things are big pictures with lots of information on them. I am then invited by the sender to use their infographic on my website if I feel it is relevant to my audience, providing I include a link to their website as a credit. [...]

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Time to catch up with another of my Australia and New Zealand magazine articles; this one appeared in their February edition. I’m really not sure why it has taken me so long to cover this subject, because I do know it is an issue that causes major problems for so many families. It’s when the [...]

resolution

Crikey, it’s 2016! Here we go again, another year. What I have noticed over the years is that every January I get a quite substantial spike in traffic. By substantial, consistently January’s visitors have been 50% up on the average number of visitors during the previous months. Every single year has been the same. That’s [...]

Australia and New Zealand magazine

It would have been July of this year when I wrote the following article for Australia and New Zealand magazine. The article then appeared in their October edition. Today I’m reprinting the article here and it is now December, the end of the year. If ever any of my magazine articles summed up a whole [...]

US v AUS

Time to conclude my short but very pleasant BobinUSA week. On Monday we had The Grand Canyon and Uluru Compared and on Wednesday USA versus Australia: Price Comparisons. Regular readers will know that I like to end the week with a video, so I went searching for a lighthearted YouTube about what Americans think of [...]

study

It must be my lucky month. Last Wednesday my post was written for me by regular reader Warwick, it was called The Beautiful and Friendly Wildlife of Inner Sydney. This week I get to put my feet up again as another regular reader, djmcbell, has provided us all with an excellent article about taking the [...]