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Skilled migration to Australia

23 July 2016 In: Migration

Skilled migration to Australia involves key information about visa’s, recognition of your professional or trade qualifications, preparing resumes and applications and getting ready for job interviews. If you have gained qualifications and/or skilled work experience outside of Australia we can help and support your efforts to find skilled work in Australia. We can help you get your overseas qualifications and skills assessed if you are, or wish to be, on a temporary visa or provisional…

emigrate to Australia for social values

22 July 2016 In: Migration

Emigrate to Australia doesn’t just mean a new job in a new country – “It means sharing and embracing important ethical values,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. It is shared values that bind society together, with Australians believing ethical behaviour to be a cornerstone of Aussie society. Australians hold such values in high regard, especially when they are demonstrated for the wider benefit of communities. Charities and Not for Profit organisations along with the…

Emigrate to Australia in retirement

21 July 2016 In: Migration

Now your emigrate to Australia plans can be underpinned with greater confidence after the country was ranked among the top ten countries in the world for security in retirement. Many countries now insist that employers make pension provision for their workers, with employer contributions ranging from two per cent to almost ten per cent. In Australia, ranked sixth in the world for retirement security, employers must contribute at least 9.5 per cent of a worker’s…

457 visa holders face new school fees

19 July 2016 In: Migration

457 visa holders with children living in South Australia will be affected by the new rules that will come into force in January 2017. “If you plan to migrate to Australia on a 457 Visa, or if you hold such a visa and already live in South Australia, contact us today to find out more about how it will affect you,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. The changes to the 457 Visa rules will…

Australia migration policy ‘no change’

18 July 2016 In: Migration

Australia migration has come under the spotlight after Aussie TV presenter Sonia Kruger called for Australia to clamp down on Muslim immigration. The comments caused a storm of controversy and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was forced to step in to declare that the government’s policy is “non-discriminatory and will remain that way”. Sonia Kruger made the comments on Australia’s the Today Show. She came out in support of an article in the Herald Sun newspaper…

Youngsters emigrate to Australia

14 July 2016 In: Migration

Emigrate to Australia has become the rallying cry among many young people the majority of whom voted for Britain to stay in the European Union. “For those disillusioned by Brexit Australia offers a lifetime opportunity,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. “We have seen a rush of inquires from young people who’ve just left university and are now wondering what kind of a future they might have in UK”. “Australia remains a land of opportunity…

Emigration to Australia Checklist: Research

07 July 2016 In: Migration

Before you set out on your path of emigration to Australia you’ll need a clear idea of what must be done both in your current home and in your new country of residence. Start by getting to know the area you want to, or will be, living in. You’ll need to research the cost of living, what kind of local amenities are available and what interesting or useful places are nearby. “Visiting Australia in person…

Internet and moving to Australia

06 July 2016 In: Migration

There are many factors to consider when moving to Australia and internet speed is one of them. “The internet is not a number one priority when people think about moving to Australia but once they arrive here it becomes an important issue,” says Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingaustralia. The average peak download speed across the country is now 43mbps, a rise of 6.8% compared to last year. Australia’s average download speed has also increased to…

Reasons for migrating to Australia

01 July 2016 In: Migration

The country is also one of the most tolerant places in the world, another top reason why increasing numbers of people are migrating to Australia, according to the 2016 Social Progress Index. The Index compares nations on 53 different indicators and ranks countries from highest to lowest on six levels. Australia ranks at the highest level with ‘Very High-Social Progress’ and is ranked 4th best country in the world overall. Australia ranks fifth in the…

Australia celebrates UK Brexit vote

26 June 2016 In: Migration

Government officials Down Under believe the EU’s loss will be Australia’s gain as the country expects a rise in investment and skills that would previously have gone to UK. Western Australia has been quick to welcome the UK Brexit vote, hoping that new migrants and investment will now flow into the state as a result of the EU vote. “I think Western Australia will benefit out of this,” said WA Premier Colin Barnett. “You’ll see capital…