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Australians: The wealthiest in the world

Australians: The wealthiest in the world

Resilient currency, high interest rates, and abundant natural resources—these are three of the things that make Australia a rich country. The Credit Suisse Global Wealth 2012 report also supports this conclusion, revealing that Australians are among the wealthiest people in the world according to median wealth per adult. With more Australians becoming millionaires and billionaires, [...]

How to come to Australia as a skilled migrant

How to come to Australia as a skilled migrant

On July 1, 2012, the Australian government has instituted a new system for managing its skilled migration, now allowing only invited individuals to lodge an Australian working visa application. Migrants intending to work in Australia need to keep in mind the several important details below related to this current system. System basis As part of [...]

Types of Australian skilled visas for skilled foreign workers

Types of Australian skilled visas for skilled foreign workers

Working in Australia as a skilled migrant comes with several benefits. The country’s flourishing economy draws a foreign workforce that contributes to Australia in both economic and cultural aspects. Migrants with high-level skills need to undergo legal procedures, one of which is to apply for the appropriate Australian working visa. The following details will shed [...]

Visa options for acquiring legal work in Australia

Visa options for acquiring legal work in Australia

Australia recognises the need for skilled foreign workforce. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship has set a ceiling of 129,250 places for skilled migration in the 2012-2013 financial year. In this light, not only can more employers sponsor foreign workers, but many skilled foreigners will also have a chance to work legally in Australia by [...]

Australian offshore worker visa ready for 2014

Australian offshore worker visa ready for 2014

As a country protective of its labour force, Australia has amended its migration rules to cover offshore workers. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is consulting stakeholders in order to devise a set of visa requirements that will cover offshore resource industry workers. To be implemented in 2014, this new visa details are explained [...]

Migrating to Australia through state and territory nomination

Migrating to Australia through state and territory nomination

Since July 1 2012, skilled migration in Australian states and territories can only be done through SkillSelect. There are two streams of skilled migration: individual and state-sponsored. Both pathways allow migration to Australia only after applicants have submitted an Expression of Interest (EOI) using the SkillSelect program. Interested skilled foreigners also need to know that: [...]

Overseas migrants huge part of Australia’s growing population

Overseas migrants huge part of Australia’s growing population

Along with the Australian economy, the country’s population growth has also shown considerable increase during the year ended 31 December 2012. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that the country’s population has increased by 1.8%, with Western Australia receiving the fastest and biggest growth over the last 10 years. Analysis of the 2012 statistics has [...]

How to get a high-paying job in Australia

How to get a high-paying job in Australia

On the average, surgeons in Australia earn an annual income of around AU$350,000, inclusive of bonuses. That is the salary of the highest earners in the country in the 2010-2011 report from the Australian Taxation Office. The report clearly showed that the medical field is the most lucrative profession in Australia, given that five more [...]

Farming industry accepts skilled visa price hike

Farming industry accepts skilled visa price hike

The Temporary Work visa or Subclass 457 is one of the most popular work visa programs in the Land Down Under. This visa allows skilled workers outside Australia to seek out employers in the country and obtain residence within a limited time period. Following the controversies enveloping it, the 457 visa attracts the spotlight again [...]

Legal employment in Australia

Legal employment in Australia

Working in Australia is a rewarding career step for many people due to the country’s growing economy and plethora of available jobs. If you want to boost your career by getting employed in Australia, your first step is to secure a working visa with the help of a migration company like National Visas. But before [...]

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