Welcome to AustraliaForum.com

by mfafadmin on October 31, 2008

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Thank you for visiting the new look Australia Forum. You can now access the forums section from here or by clicking any of the links on the right. Our aim is to become one of the best web resources for emigrating and moving to Australia. We provide members with content and a community to help through the long Australian immigration process and settle into your new life overseas. The site is organised into 2 main parts – the forums and the articles. You can access either section using the navigation menu at the top or the right of the site. Enjoy the Australia Forum and we are really thankful to have you here as part of our community.

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Migration drops for half of states and territories in Australia

December 18, 2014 Australia Immigration

Population growth due to overseas migration slowed in many parts of Australia in the 12 months to June of this year, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It has fallen in Queensland, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory compared with the previous 12 months. Population gains [...]

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Nurses expected to top demand for specialist jobs in Australia in 2015

December 17, 2014 Jobs in Australia

There are likely to be more jobs for nurses, midwives, physiotherapists and dieticians in Australia in 2105, according to health service recruiters. Recruitment firms forecast steady employment growth across the health sector next year as new hospitals in several states open their doors, while community aged care is expected to expand nationally due to investment [...]

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Australia immigration minister issues warning to visa over-stayers

December 16, 2014 Australia Immigration

Immigration minister Scott Morrison has put out a warning that workers who overstay their visa will be removed from the country and banned from re-entry for three years. He was speaking after revealing that illegal workers, their employers, and labour hire companies have been put on notice following the location of 40 illegal workers and [...]

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New ‘Coming to Australia’ video gives visa applicants vital info

December 15, 2014 Australia Immigration

The Australian government has posted a new video online aimed at helping people who are thinking of moving to the country in 2015 to ensure they know what to do when applying for a visa. It also has information for those needing a visa for a holiday, business or to study, according to the Department [...]

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The Department of Immigration and Border Control frequently issues warnings about the dangers of using an unregistered migration agent and now it has publicised the latest details of dishonest behaviour. A Melbourne migration agent with a history of rogue actions has had his registration cancelled for submitting false documents on behalf of a visa applicant. [...]

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December 11, 2014 Jobs in Australia

People looking for new jobs in Australia may find it harder in the New Year, as the latest employment survey shows that hiring will remain relatively modest going into 2015. The latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, which asks the hiring intentions of over 1,500 employers in Australia for the coming quarter, found that 19% plan [...]

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December 10, 2014 Australia Immigration

More Indians than any other nationality arrived in Australia in 2012-2013, with a 46.6% rise in the number of people becoming Australian citizens. The data, from the International Migration Outlook report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, shows that over 40,000 Indians moved to the country. Overall, about 123,400 people applied to become [...]

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Australian government issues advice for those using migration agents

December 9, 2014 Australia Immigration

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has issued advice to help visa applicants understand how it deals with migrant agents. Many people applying for visas use a migrant agent, but there have been a number of high profile examples of things going wrong due to rogue agents. The DIBP points out that all agents [...]

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December 8, 2014 Jobs in Australia

If you are looking to move to Australia in a managerial role, some new research may provide insight into what the best companies are looking for. Australian companies look for different skills and traits in their managers compared to the best global companies, according to a study by advisory firm Hay Group. It found that [...]

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Australian institutions look at improving foreign student visa checks

December 5, 2014 Education in Australia

Foreign students who enroll in visa approved education courses in Australia are facing a clampdown, with one major education provider increasing scrutiny of applicants. It comes as the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) said it has written to 1,400 students who had left educational institutions but remained in the country. More than 500 [...]

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Record numbers of travelers visit Australia, latest survey shows

December 4, 2014 Australia Travel

Australia is still proving popular with overseas visitors with figures showing that international arrivals were up by 8% to a record 6.3 million in the year ending in September. The latest International Visitor Survey from Tourism Research Australia also shows that 15 of Australia’s 20 leading inbound markets contributed record visitor arrivals. During the 12-month [...]

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