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What a difference a decade makes. When I first moved to Australia in 2007 I chose to live in Brisbane. I could have chosen Melbourne, I could have chosen Sydney, or I could have chosen anywhere else. Back in those days, house prices from city to city were not really significantly different. The first time [...]


I should make it clear right up front that I am asking the question, I am not about to answer it. I’m going to try and answer it, or at least throw some light on it, but I certainly can’t answer it from experience. I haven’t been for a job interview since 1993 and I’ve [...]


For most people choosing whether to move to Australia largely depends on the likelihood of them getting a job when they arrive. Probably the biggest question anyone moving here needs to ask themselves is this… “Should I move to Australia first and then look for a job, or should I secure a job before I [...]


I have written a couple of posts about finding a job in Australia versus the UK, I gave them some great titles as well: Finding a Job in Australia Compared with the UK Finding a Job in Australia versus the UK: Part Two But of course, finding a job in any country in terms of [...]


About two years ago I wrote a post about job availability here and in the UK. You can read it if you want, it’s called Finding a Job in Australia Compared with the UK. But for those of you who’d rather not go back and read an old post, here’s the gist of it. I [...]