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Can anyone out there give a brief overview of life in Melbourne or Victoria ,and what are my chances of gaining employment,i am a qualified Motor Mechanic with 13years experience and also trained as a Vehicle Inspector.

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Although the world is in a global crisis Australia has faired pretty well, you will not find it hard to gain employment. Victoria is the place to be, close to melbourne would be better for you
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Although the world is in a global crisis Australia has faired pretty well, you will not find it hard to gain employment. Victoria is the place to be, close to melbourne would be better for you
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Victoria is the place to be
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Can anyone out there give a brief overview of life in Melbourne or Victoria ,and what are my chances of gaining employment,i am a qualified Motor Mechanic with 13years experience and also trained as a Vehicle Inspector.

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When you get here you can have a look at my hilux
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Although the world is in a global crisis Australia has faired pretty well, you will not find it hard to gain employment. Victoria is the place to be, close to melbourne would be better for you
Hello..
I think the situation is not as easier as the comment....
I'm here since June 9....struggling for a job but not getting it....
Any one to comment?
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When you get here you can have a look at my hilux
Will definately do that Mate Thanx
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Hello..
I think the situation is not as easier as the comment....
I'm here since June 9....struggling for a job but not getting it....
Any one to comment?
Which profession are you in?
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Wherever you are in the World, life is what YOU make it
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Victoria is very diverse thats why I like it, Mountains, deserts, coastline, wineries, snowfields Ectall within its borders....
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Victoria is very diverse thats why I like it, Mountains, deserts, coastline, wineries, snowfields Ectall within its borders....
Thanx for the info,how is the cost of living in general and how is the economic downturn impact in Melbourne?
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Can anyone out there give a brief overview of life in Melbourne or Victoria ,and what are my chances of gaining employment,i am a qualified Motor Mechanic with 13years experience and also trained as a Vehicle Inspector.

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my car seems to be serviced a lot more frequently over here, every 10,000 kilometres, so this should be good news for you, but cars do not need MOT's over here, only need similar (roadworthy checks) when sold. Strong older car market here as they seem to last longer (little rust) so think there should be a fair bit of work around.
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my car seems to be serviced a lot more frequently over here, every 10,000 kilometres, so this should be good news for you, but cars do not need MOT's over here, only need similar (roadworthy checks) when sold. Strong older car market here as they seem to last longer (little rust) so think there should be a fair bit of work around.
Thanx for the info good news indeed will see what's on the ground if my visa gets through though..
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Thanx for the info,how is the cost of living in general and how is the economic downturn impact in Melbourne?
Victoria has faired a lot more than NSW for starters and has a better economy also. To be honest Australia in general has not been hit as hard as the rest of the world and things are not majorly desperate here and to be honest I dont feel any real negativity. In general It pretty OK, you would be worse of in most others places at this momenet in time
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