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Coronavirus in Australia ‘Turned Back’

22 April 2020 In: Jobs, Migration, Health, General

Coronavirus in Australia has been reversed and the country has turned a corner in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that Australia was “on the road back,” to some kind of normality, with a fall in new cases and a continuing low death rate. The government says that some restrictions are to be lifted and some elective surgeries like IVF will begin again from next week. Now it’s a case…

Australia remains the ‘lucky country’

14 April 2020 In: Migration, Economy, General

Australia remains the ‘lucky country’ despite suffering the many effects of the Coronavirus emergency. That’s the view of Darrell Todd, founder of thinkingAustralia.com, who says it is still possible to ‘live the dream’ down under if you are truly serious about living and working in Australia. Says Darrell: “We are the only country to have NOT fallen victim to a Recession for 29 years. “The outbreak of Coronavirus will certainly put our economy to the…

Migration to Australia ‘active’

13 April 2020 In: Jobs, Migration, General

Migration to Australia is still a possibility for many people, despite the current coronavirus emergency. Key entry criteria will change but if you are serious about a new life down under you can still ‘live the dream’ – but professional help is now essential. “Ten years ago it was fairly simple to apply for Migration to Australia. But that’s no longer the case, it is far from easy and more of a process now than…

Coronavirus Australia ‘slowdown’

11 April 2020 In: Migration, Health, Economy, General

Coronavirus Australia – Covid-19 could be on the wane as the number of people each COVID-19 patient then goes on to infect continues to fall. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly announced the positive news while warning against wrongful claims that a cure had been found. He said that shutdowns and social distancing must remain in full force, especially during the Easter long weekend. But not everyone is complying and, in past 24 hours, NSW…

Coronavirus Australia ‘bounce back’

10 April 2020 In: Migration, Property, Economy, General

Coronavirus Australia: the current emergency will hit the Australian economy but the country will bounce back, government forecasters say. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia is now preparing plans to emerge from the pandemic in good shape, after navigating “the road in” better than most nations. The Australian government predicts that up to 580,000 jobs will be lost as result of the virus lockdown but says that the economy will ‘bounce back’ once the worst…

Coronavirus Australia Update

10 April 2020 In: Migration, Economy, Family, General

Coronavirus Australia: the number of confirmed cases Down Under is now over 6000 with the death toll over 50. Community transmissions are still the greatest concern but the state governments such as NSW are now better prepared after doubling the number of ICU beds to 1000. Coronavirus restrictions in NSW will be reviewed on a monthly basis, but distancing measures like the 1.5m rule will remain in place until a vaccine is developed There will…

Australia Visa Applications

08 April 2020 In: Study, Jobs, Migration, General

Australia Visa Applications have been affected by the coronavirus emergency. Applicants should be aware that some services relating to the visa application process may be impacted by COVID-19. We are aware of issues accessing the VEVO system for certain visa holders. If you can’t use VEVO to check your visa status and conditions, you can still access your visa grant letter and visa conditions online using your ImmiAccount. VEVO – https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/already-have-a-visa/check-visa-details-and-conditions/check-conditions-online ImmiAccount – https://online.immi.gov.au/lusc/login Visa…

Migration to Australia

07 April 2020 In: Jobs, Migration, General

Migration to Australia and Work in Australia is still a possibility despite the current coronavirus situation. Migration to Australia will continue throughout the current emergency, though some official criteria may change. If you are serious about Australia NOW is the time to pre-assess your eligibility and gather the paperwork and other materials needed for the Migration and/or work visa process. Opportunities in Australia are endless, the country will bounce right back after the coronavirus and…

Qantas Non-Stop to London

05 April 2020 In: Travel, Migration, General

Qantas has struck a deal to launch non-stop flights from Australia to London and New York. Qantas says it has agreed a deal with pilots to enable the flights – the longest in the world – once the current coronavirus emergency subsides. Qantas’ international pilot group has voted in favour of a new pay deal that will cover proposed non-stop services to London and New York after the airline threatened to bring in outside pilots…

Coronavirus Growth Falls 50%

03 April 2020 In: Migration, Family, General

Coronavirus growth in Australia may now have fallen by 50% according to new scientific forecasts. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged Aussies to stay at home during Easter, saying that social-distancing measures taken by Australians had cut the projected growth rate of the virus in half. Australia has entered a “new phase” of virus suppression, he said. Infection growth of COVID-19 across Australia is at single-digit levels, with the government planning to release updated modelling…

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