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Moving to Australia

The secrets to having everything sorted out before you even land.


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Migrating to Australia but don’t know where to start? It’s understandable that you might be feeling a little overwhelmed at this point, but this online hub can help lift a lot of that unnecessary stress off your shoulders. Whether you need advice on where to look for jobs in Australia, which immigration visa will allow you to study, work and travel in Australia, or the secrets of how to organise your finances and accommodation BEFORE you land, our guide will help walk you through everything you need to know to move to Australia. Because you should be excited when you hop on that plane – not stressed.

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Study in Australia

Australia offers high-quality, world recognised qualifications through its many higher educational institutions. We’re also one of the top destinations for learning English in the world – which may come as a relief to migrants finding it difficult to grasp the language. So it’s little wonder we accept thousands of international students yearly. Find out how you can become one of them here.

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Work in Australia

According to the Moving to Australia report, 45% of migrants find it difficult to secure work when they arrive, 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 migrants in Australia. Here’s what you need to know to start a successful working life in Australia.

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Opening a bank account

Some of the biggest stresses migrants face when moving to Australia are how to set up a bank account, obtain a credit card, and get a home loan. Guess what? It’s not as difficult as you might think. And, in case you were wondering, yes, you CAN organise much of your Australian financial needs online. Click on the links below to find out how.

Moving checklists

Don’t forget a thing before you leave with our ‘Moving To Australia’ checklists. From what loose ends you have to tie up before you move, to the necessary items and documents to bring with you to your new home country, don’t leave home without checking these points off.

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