migration

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As you probably know, there is a great deal of rivalry between Australians and New Zealanders. It’s mainly in sport, which is most obvious with the Bledisloe Cup; the annual rugby league battle between the Wallabies and the All Blacks. Australia normally comes off second best in that one, to much gnashing of teeth here [...]

uk

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, [...]

Holiday

Let’s start this post with some definitions otherwise things might get a little confusing. Immigration: means move ‘IN’ to a country. Emigration: means move out or ‘EXIT’ a country. Migration: is the act of ‘MOVING’ from one place to another. All are for periods longer than a holiday; otherwise it’s just called a holiday. I [...]

India

There’s a new country at the top of the list of source countries of permanent residents moving to Australia. What is a little surprising though is that this news is hitting the headlines this week when, as far as I can see, it’s been known since July of last year. Brendan O’Connor, who is Minister [...]