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A spectacular high-speed crash, an engine fire and some great overtaking moves made the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix a fitting start to the 2016 F1 season.

Melbourne F1 action

20 March 2016 In: Melbourne

  Melbourne F1 – Pole-sitter Lewis Hamilton dropped to sixth after a bad start but soon fought back to take second place behind Sebastian Vettel. Melbourne F1 – Rosberg seemed to have the better chance of a podium in the second Mercedes as the Ferrari’s appeared to dominate. Approaching turn three on Lap 17, Fernando Alonso suffered a terrifying accident when he collided with Esteban Gutierrez in the Haas car. Alonso’s car spun out of…

Hamilton takes pole position

19 March 2016 In: Sport

While the drivers battled for pole position F1 teams, race officials, media and motorsport fans were busy judging the new qualifying rules. And the majority view is: ‘F1 you got it wrong’. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said he was sorry the new format was a failure. “It didn’t really work. We have not really put on a show,” he said. The new system involved the slowest car being knocked out every 90 seconds…

Australia: Migration Advice

18 March 2016 In: Migration

Roy and Sasha Holmes and their kids Mia and Xara from Bridgend in Wales applied to migrate to Australia to give their kids a better life, so where did they start and what is their Migration Advice to others? Migration Advice – Sasha: “We did a web search and looked at all the migration sites then checked with friends who’ve been through the process and they recommended thinkingaustralia.com. “We had a two-hour meeting with the…

Australia: The Migrants Journey

17 March 2016 In: Migration

Migrants Journey – When 700 convicts, 200 soldiers, two greyhounds, six cows and a bull first landed at Botany Bay in Australia in 1787, they faced a new – enforced – life of adversity and uncertainty. For many Brits today, it is often adversity and the uncertainty of life in UK that draws them to consider making a migrants journey Down Under. And the qualities that forged the country that is now the world’s top…

Australia migration: real life story

16 March 2016 In: Migration

Australia migration: Peter Walford worked in the City of London for over 20 years as a trader in the Foreign Exchange market before launching his own business. “I was born and raised in the East End, worked hard all my life and, when my wife Valda and I retired, we thought about Australia because we have family there”. Peter says it’s vital for migrants to consider exchange rate fluctuations. “In April 2006, if you’d changed…

Tasmania homes are cheapest

16 March 2016 In: Property

A house in Sydney could cost you $1 million but a three bedroom home with a garden in Tasmania will cost only a third of that, latest reports show. Tasmania is the cheapest state or territory in Australia to buy property. The average price of a house on the island is around $352,000 but it is possible to find a three bedroom house for under $300,000. Tasmania, whose population is just 500,000, also boasts the…

Australian Skills Assessment

15 March 2016 In: Jobs

Migration. Many visas require that you submit proof of a successful occupation Skills Assessment as part of the visa application process. Licensing. If you do not require a Skills Assessment for your visa application you may still be required to undertake a Skills Assessment in order to obtain a licence to work in Australia if your occupation is a licensed occupation (you need to submit the Offshore Technical Skills Record “OTSR” obtained to apply for…

Canberra Property Manager job

14 March 2016 In: Jobs

Canberra Property Manager job – The employer is one of Canberra’s most dynamic and professional real estate agencies. Canberra Property Manager job – Having won many awards over the years they have worked hard for their reputation and believe that the main ingredient to their success is their dedicated and hard working team. An opportunity has become available for an experienced Property Manager to join their team. In this role you will be overseeing a…

English test Vocational Level

13 March 2016 In: Migration

English test Vocational Level – To prove that you have vocational English you must provide evidence of one of the following: English test – You hold a valid passport issued by the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand or the Republic of Ireland and you are a citizen of that country. You have achieved a score of at least 5 in each of the four test components (speaking, reading, listening and…

Canberra Store Manager job

13 March 2016 In: Jobs

Jeanswest has grown into one of Australia and New Zealand’s favourite lifestyle fashion brands with 225 stores and with expansion, is offering a Canberra Store Manager job. Canberra Store Manager job – As a high profile Canberra Store Manager, you will be expected to give frequent feedback on existing and new ranges to better understand and deliver on the customers’ expectations, whilst also driving a strong and diverse team to deliver consistently strong sales results….

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