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Emigrate to Australia where more offices mean more jobs in coming years.

Emigrate to Australia: job prospects in Melbourne

06 December 2016 In: Melbourne

Emigrate to Australia where the number of offices in Melbourne will increase by 9.8 per cent over the next five years, while the number of new offices in Sydney will rise by just 4.9 per cent. “More offices mean more jobs,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. “This is good news for anyone seeking to live and work in Australia.” The growth of office construction in Melbourne will see the two cities draw level with…

Emigrate to Australia: Perth’s economic boom

06 December 2016 In: Perth

Emigrate to Australia where Western Australia, with 10 per cent of the country’s population, generates around 15 per cent of national GDP, figures that provide good prospects for jobs now and in the future. The city of Perth generates $148 billion for Australia’s overall GDP while regional Western Australia generates an additional $106 billion. “Western Australia generates more than 40 per cent of Australia’s merchandise exports,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. “The mining boom…

Emigrate to Australia: Melbourne house prices

05 December 2016 In: Property

Emigrate to Australia where a house within 10km of Melbourne city centre will cost you an average of $700,000. Further outside Melbourne city centre, only three suburbs within 20km of the CBD now have average house prices below $400,000. Melbourne’s average house price of $693,886 is $300,000 cheaper than Sydney where there are only two suburbs left within 20km of the central business district with average prices below $800,000. With an average price of $284,915,…

Australian Dollar rate remains weak

05 December 2016 In: Finance

Australian Dollar rates remained flat as recent strength of the US Dollar has been largely due to expectations of a surge in global inflation in the next year or so due to US President-elect Donald Trump’s plans for re-flation, according to currency specialists TorFX Higher US inflation and borrowing costs as well as a lower yield difference is likely to weigh on the risky Australian Dollar over an extended period, which could mean ‘Aussie’ trade…

Moving to Australia: top Instagram locations

05 December 2016 In: Travel

Moving to Australia: Melbourne is the second most popular place with four locations most favoured by visitors that upload pics to the social media site. Top of the Instagram list is Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach with its stunning blue sea and picture-postcard sunsets. Surfers Paradise Beach in Queensland is 2nd most popular Instagram location in Australia. In third place is Sydney Harbour, the waterfront area previously known as Port Jackson. The world-famous Sydney Harbour Bridge…

Emigrate to Australia: Best Beaches Down Under

04 December 2016 In: Travel

Emigrate to Australia where Brad Farmer and Professor Andrew Short spent five months researching Australia’s 11,761 beaches to find the best seaside paradise Down Under. “Beaches are the number one attraction for international visitors to Australia and the pride of every Australian,” said Brad Farmer. “With Australia’s tourism industry growing three times faster than the Australian economy, all beaches play a vital role.” Each beach had to possess “authentic and compelling attributes” along with being…

Moving to Australia: Fury over 32% backpacker tax

03 December 2016 In: Jobs

Moving to Australia: A government move to cut the proposed ‘backpacker’ tax from 32.5% to 10.5% was rejected by the Australian parliament this week. Now, unless Aussie politicians change their minds, it looks like working holidaymakers will be forced to pay 32.5% tax on their earnings Down Under. Australian farmers and growers are furious after the compromise 10.5% tax rate was put forward by the government, stung by criticism over their original plans to raise…

Emigrate to Australia: $23bn UK-Australia trade deal

02 December 2016 In: Jobs

Emigrate to Australia where both governments are committed to strengthening economic links between the UK and Australia. Both Ministers reaffirmed their commitment to grow the already strong trading links of goods and services, worth $23.2 billion every year. The ministers held productive discussions on the parameters of a future ambitious Australia-UK free trade agreement once the UK leaves the EU. Steven Ciobo, Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, said: “The business communities in Australia…

Study in Australia: art & design in Canberra

02 December 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia where Canberra’s Australian National University is expanding its art and design courses and has announced a new school name. After nearly 40 years of producing Australia’s top art graduates, The Australian National University School of Art will now be called the ANU School of Art and Design to reflect the launch of a new suite of design programs for students. Associate Professor Denise Ferris, Head of the ANU School of Art and…

Australian Dollar suffers limited appeal

02 December 2016 In: Finance

Australian Dollar has been relatively unappealing due to widely volatile and unpredictable iron ore prices, according to currency specialists TorFX The day’s US Non-Farm Payroll results could also prove a threat to global risk sentiment, including the Australian Dollar, if they score solidly. New Zealand Dollar (NZD) – The Pound to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate saw similar movement to GBP/AUD on Thursday. However, despite just recently pulling away from its worst levels on record,…

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