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Old Nov 14th 2021, 2:24 pm
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Hi we are a large family including 5 children my wile and I

We really want to move to Western Australia ( perth area ) and would love some advise and help on the best way to move forward ?

I am 44 years old and I'm a senior construction project manager Nvq level 7 just about to be Charted

my wife is 36 an is a teaching assistant nvq level 3

We did look at this just before the pandemic but then obviously everything stopped.

Can anyone recommend the best route for us to move forward ? my occupation is on the new critical skills list and was hoping for some advice on tge following :

Immigration specialist the come recommend
Best place to find employment
best areas to look to locate with a large family near Perth
help and advice on this move with people's experiences
What the current situation is like in regards to the pandemic

Thank you for reading this post and any help / advice would be greatly appreciated πŸ™

best regards
Rob

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Old Nov 14th 2021, 8:44 pm
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What the current situation is like in regards to the pandemic
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When are you 45? That is the cut off for skilled visas, you wife I don’t think has a relevant occupation or qualification. Also you might struggle with getting points (you need more than the minimum to get an invite) unless you look at sponsored visas state or employer. But as stated WA is still closed!
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I think you have left it too late. It is almost impossible for someone aged over 40 to get a visa.
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Best way forward is to talk to a registered agent but you're not likely to get much good news for permanent residence as you are almost at the cut off point and you will have lost points because of age anyway. You probably dont want to head down the temporary visa pathway as then you would be up for school fees (in WA) for your 5 kids and they would take a huge chunk out of any earnings you may have and you would be heading home at the end of your visa anyway.
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Originally Posted by robfletcher007 View Post
Hi we are a large family including 5 children my wile and I

We really want to move to Western Australia ( perth area ) and would love some advise and help on the best way to move forward ?

I am 44 years old and I'm a senior construction project manager Nvq level 7 just about to be Charted

my wife is 36 an is a teaching assistant nvq level 3

We did look at this just before the pandemic but then obviously everything stopped.

Can anyone recommend the best route for us to move forward ? my occupation is on the new critical skills list and was hoping for some advice on tge following :

Immigration specialist the come recommend
Best place to find employment
best areas to look to locate with a large family near Perth
help and advice on this move with people's experiences
What the current situation is like in regards to the pandemic

Thank you for reading this post and any help / advice would be greatly appreciated πŸ™

best regards
Rob
Hi it's harder when you get to 45 but not impossible if you have an employer that's willing and capable of supporting a permanent residency (PR) application (source: personal experience).

Sorry can't help you much with employers/places to live in Perth and I'm sure the pandemic has made things more complicated than they were before.

Best advice I can give you is find an employer that's already got experience of sponsoring people your age for PR - this can be either your employer or your wife's.

Of course you could just apply for a temporary visa to 'try before you buy' and see if you want to commit to Australia long term, but it may not give you a pathway to permanent status so its a bit of a gamble.
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Hi we are a large family including 5 children my wile and I

We really want to move to Western Australia ( perth area ) and would love some advise and help on the best way to move forward ?

I am 44 years old and I'm a senior construction project manager Nvq level 7 just about to be Charted

my wife is 36 an is a teaching assistant nvq level 3

We did look at this just before the pandemic but then obviously everything stopped.

Can anyone recommend the best route for us to move forward ? my occupation is on the new critical skills list and was hoping for some advice on tge following :

Immigration specialist the come recommend
Best place to find employment
best areas to look to locate with a large family near Perth
help and advice on this move with people's experiences
What the current situation is like in regards to the pandemic

Thank you for reading this post and any help / advice would be greatly appreciated πŸ™

best regards
Rob
Hi I would maybe broaden your search area to other Australian states and look for sponsorship project management roles as well. Good luck
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