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Migrate to Australia: Tasmania business help

02 October 2016 In: Migration

Migrate to Australia and live the dream of starting your own business and running your own company. New business start-ups in Tasmania are being helped on the road to success by two new innovation centres, one in Launceston and the other in Hobart. Operated by a new start-up organisation called Enterprize, the centres are home to hi-tech, engineering and creative media companies. The new business tech hubs aim to build upon Tasmania’s fast-growing business start-up…

Migrate to Australia: business loans available

30 September 2016 In: Migration

Migrate to Australia where Australian exporters say the outlook for their business has improved in the last 12 months and they plan to expand into new international markets. A new report by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) shows 67 per cent of exporters believe the outlook for their business is better compared to 2015. More than three quarters (78 per cent) of exporters surveyed also said they were planning to expand into additional…

Migrate to Australia: New five year visa

24 September 2016 In: Migration

Migrate to Australia will be quicker and easier for migrants’ parents from 2017 thanks to the new temporary sponsored parent visa. Australians will be able to use the new visa to sponsor their parents to move here for up to five years, rather than join the waiting list for a permanent visa that carries no requirement for a ¬contribution. A report by the Productivity Commission suggested that each year’s intake of migrants’ parents would cost…

Migrate to Australia for super speed telecoms

21 September 2016 In: Migration

Migrate to Australia where a new high speed network is now spreading out from Australia via subsea fibre-optic cables across the Pacific that will connect Australia to South America in addition to Africa and the Middle East. French company Alcatel-Lucent is working with Australian hi-tech and telecoms companies to roll out the new hi-speed network that will boost the Aussie economy. Alcatel-Lucent currently holds the distance record for undersea data transmission over more than 10,000…

Emigrating to Australia for good health

13 September 2016 In: Migration

Emigrating to Australia will mean you’ll live longer than ever before as death rates continue to fall, and most people consider themselves to be in good health. “Australia has much to be proud of in terms of health,” said Barry Sandison, CEO of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. If Australia had a population of just 100 people, 56 would rate their health as ‘excellent’, or ‘very good’ and 29 as ‘good’. However, 19…

Emigrate to Australia: new deal for disabled

11 September 2016 In: Migration

Emigrate to Australia where a new National Disability Agreement seeks to improve both life and work opportunities for those with disability. The new agreement between the Australian and state and territory governments covers the provision of disability services for people with disability. The objective is to help people with disability and their carers maintain an enhanced quality of life and participate as valued members of the community. The new policies include clear roles and responsibilities…

Emigrating to Australia: UK free trade

05 September 2016 In: Migration

Emigrating to Australia to could be made easier in future as British Prime Minister Theresa May said it was a priority to agree a new deal with Australia. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will have a formal meeting with prime minister May at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. Australia says no deal will come into force until UK officially leaves the European Union. But when Brexit becomes ‘official’, both countries want a new deal…

Moving to Australia: Marijuana made legal

04 September 2016 In: Migration

Moving to Australia: Clinical trials have shown evidence that cannabis can help patients deal with chronic pain and cancer with few side effects. Cannabis can also be used to help stimulate appetite for those with HIV, treat inflammatory bowel disease and migraines. The decision follows the Federal Parliament’s resolve to support changing the Narcotic Drugs Act to allow cannabis to be legally grown in Australia if it is for medicinal purposes. A national regulator has…

Moving to Australia: Postal Services

29 August 2016 In: Migration

Moving to Australia: A two-speed letter delivery system was introduced by Australia Post in January this year but critics say it now costs more to send a letter and takes longer to arrive. The basic postage rate has increased from 70 cents to $1. Using the new Regular letter service, Priority mail now costs $1.50. Australia Post pledges to deliver Priority letters within one to four business days while Regular mail can now arrive up…

Emigrate to Australia – Great Barrier Reef

28 August 2016 In: Migration

Emigrate to Australia: New laser-radar data from the Royal Australian Navy has revealed vast fields of strange doughnut-shaped circular mounds up to 300 metres across and 10 metres deep. The newly-discovered reef is thought to extend for over 6,000 square kilometres. It was discovered via the use of LiDAR-equipped aircraft. “We’ve known about these geological structures in the northern Great Barrier Reef since the 1980s but never before has the true nature of their shape,…

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