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A beginner’s guide to moving to Australia

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Whether you’re one of the many Americans considering moving abroad after the divisive 2020 presidential election or you’re simply relocating Down Under for work or school, we’re here to help. From advice on where to look for jobs, to which immigration visa you need, to the secrets of how to organize your finances and accommodations before you land, our guide will walk you through everything you need to know before moving to Australia.

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Study in Australia

Australia offers high-quality, world-recognized qualifications through its many higher educational institutions. It’s also one of the top destinations for learning English in the world, so it’s little wonder the country accepts thousands of international students yearly.

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Work in Australia

According to a Finder study, 45% of newcomers find it difficult to secure work when they arrive in Australia. This doesn’t have to be the case for you. From temporary to permanent work, and regional placements to business ownership, there’s a wealth of job opportunities for skilled workers — you just have to know where to look.

Moving checklists

From what loose ends you have to tie up before you move, to the necessary items and documents to bring with you Down Under, don’t leave home without checking these points off.

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