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Psychologist job in Sydney

19 December 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Sydney, General

Sydney Youth Cancer Service is seeking to employ a Clinical Psychologist to fill a full time position in Sydney, Australia. Sydney Youth Cancer Service is part of national program to establish a network of adolescent and young adult cancer services across Australia. The YCS seeks to improve the quality of life and outcomes for young people affected by cancer and to enhance supportive care services for them and their families. The primary purpose: To provide…

Sydney property prices slowdown

18 December 2015 In: Property, Finance, Sydney, General

Property prices in Sydney, Australia, increased by 16% in 2015 but growth is set to slow to just 4% in 2016. Melbourne, meanwhile, is also expected to see a slow down in house price inflation, with prices rising by 5% in the coming 12 months. Property prices in Sydney are set to grow in line with Hobart and Adelaide which currently sit around 1% higher than Brisbane, Perth and Darwin, according to the latest State…

Arsenal FC to play in Sydney

09 December 2015 In: Sydney, Sport, General

Arsenal football club will arrive in Australia next year to play a series of matched against teams in Sydney. Britain’s top Premier League club will play a series of friendly games against Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers at the ANZ Stadium in July 2016. It will be the first time in 40 years that Arsenal has played in Australia. Australian football fans will get the chance to see Arsenal stars like Alexis Sanchez, Jack…

Elton adds extra Sydney show

07 December 2015 In: Sydney, Entertainment, General

Sir Elton John has added an extra concert to his tour of Australia, at the venue where he first started out. Elton and his band are touring Australia this month as part of his worldwide ‘All The Hits Tour’. Due to massive demand for tickets, an additional Sydney concert has been added on Thursday 17 December, at the venue where it all began – the Hordern Pavilion. Elton says: “I thought that since we are…

10% more foreign students to Australia

28 November 2015 In: Travel, Study, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, General

The number of foreign students choosing to study in Australia rose by 10.1% to 348,000 in the year to March 2015. Australia is the third biggest destination for foreign students globall, and the third-most popular destination for Chinese students after the US and Japan. Continuing growth means that in 2016 Australia will have the fastest growing foreign student population in the world. Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are the current favoured student destinations and millions of…

Physiotherapist job in Sydney

22 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Sydney, General

A Mobile Aged Care Physiotherapist is required to work in Sydney, Australia. Recruiter Remedy Medical is part of the HelpStreet Group that operates in Australia and internationally and provides multiple career opportunities for the right candidate. In this role you will be providing mobile physiotherapy services to residents at a range of aged care facilities; Part of our multi-disciplinary team which includes Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Dietetics, Speech Pathology and Nursing. What’s on offer: A salary of…

Australia set for heatwave

18 November 2015 In: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, General

Temperatures in Australia are set to soar with a heatwave due in most states across the country. A high pressure system is moving east across the country from Western Australia and will generate high temperatures in all states except Tasmania, say the Bureau of Meteorology. Heatwave conditions are forecast across the interior of Western Australia, South Australia into south-western NSW and northern Victoria, and will become severe in SA and WA. Queensland and north east…

Hospitality job in Sydney

18 November 2015 In: Jobs, Migration, Sydney, General

The Park Hyatt hotel in Sydney, Australia is seeking to employ a full time Guest Services Officer. The main duties include meet, greet and escort guests arriving and departing the hotel, safely valet park and deliver guest vehicles, assist guests with luggage and deliveries and providing information upon guest request of the hotel, Sydney and surrounding areas. You will be responsible for providing an excellent and consistent level of service to your customers. The ability…

230,298 new homes in Australia

03 November 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Queensland, Australian Capital Territory, General

More than 230,000 new homes have been built in Australia over the past year but construction is now slowing down. According to latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, around 18,900 new homes were approved for construction across the country in September, a 1.9% fall compared to an average of 20,000 new approvals per month over most of 2015. But there is a wide disparity across Australia with a 42% increase in Queensland and…

Average house prices in Australia

02 November 2015 In: Property, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart

Home-buyers in Australia could buy three houses in Hobart for the same price as a single house in Sydney. Such is disparity in house prices in major capital cities where, for the first time, the average cost of a house in Sydney has risen above $1 million. In July the average cost of a house in Sydney rose to $1 million – almost $350,000 more than the average house price in Melbourne ($668,030). Next is…

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