Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to top

Top

Australia

Two Countries, One Visa for the 2015 Cricket World Cup

September 10, 2014 |

People visiting Australia and New Zealand for the 2015 Cricket World Cup will only need to apply for one visa under a new Trans–Tasman visa arrangement, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash said last … Read More

Local Migration Agreements To Provide Economic Boosts

September 8, 2014 |

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has finalised guidelines for Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA) which will stimulate local economies providing more business and job opportunities for Australians in areas experiencing labour and skills shortages, Assistant Minister for Immigration … Read More

Property prices in Oz capitals record biggest decline in five years

June 24, 2014 |

The average residential property price in Australia’s eight state and territory capital cities has recorded its biggest monthly decline in five-and-a-half years.

According to the latest RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index, property prices in Australia’s capital cities slumped by 1.9 … Read More

UK Man Attempts to Import MDMA in Bath Salts

June 6, 2014 |

A 29-year-old United Kingdom man has been caught attempting to import over two kilograms of MDMA (ecstasy) in bath salts.

Australian Customs and Border Protection (ACBPS) officers stopped the man for a baggage examination when he … Read More

More Streamlined Visas a Boost for Australian Education Sector

June 1, 2014 |

Streamlined visa processing arrangements will be extended to students enrolled in advanced diploma level courses at low immigration risk providers, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison and Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne said this week.

Minister … Read More

Immigration visits to Gladstone and Rockhampton

April 30, 2014 |

Immigration outreach officers will visit Gladstone and Rockhampton from May 1-3 to stage information seminars on skilled migration.

They will provide information about employer-sponsored skilled migration options, including the regional sponsored migration scheme (RSMS), employer and … Read More

9 Reasons why Australia continues to be a popular migration destination

December 26, 2013 |

Chee-Min Ng has lived in Australia for the past 26 years and shares his nine top reasons why Australia continues to be a popular migration destination. Some top reasons include Australia’s major cities such as, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Perth which rank among the world’s most liveable cities, with Melbourne and Sydney inevitably in the top three or top ten in surveys and studies. Read More

Santa’s Great Aussie Investment

December 23, 2013 |

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection today granted an additional significant investor visa, just in time for Christmas. The recipient, Santa Claus, has committed to investing in local toy manufacturers as an alternative to his elves in the North … Read More

Santa’s Great Aussie Investment

December 23, 2013 |

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection today granted an additional significant investor visa, just in time for Christmas. The recipient, Santa Claus, has committed to investing in local toy manufacturers as an alternative to his elves in the North Pole, ensuring all children in Australia receive their toys on time and helping to bolster the industry. Read More

14 Ways to Annoy an Australian

July 9, 2013 |

"Ahh Australia, aka the “˜Land Down Under’, “˜Oz’ or the “˜Great Southern Land’. The 6th largest country in the world and a haven of beautiful sandy beaches, spectacular reefs, stunning outback scenery and warm weather almost all year round. Conspicuous by their absence in that list of the great things about Australia and Australian life, are the Australian people. As a Brit I feel like it’s my job to antagonise and wind-up Aussies." A tongue in cheek list from Harry Peters on how to aggravate an Aussie. Read More