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Old 04-02-2014, 01:57 PM
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Does it worth moving to Australia

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I'm a naval architect/marine engineer from Turkey.. I'm planning to move to australia with my wife, but considering the expenses to move to australia i'm a little bit scared and confused.. coz when i list my expenses to move to australia (like visa expenses, agent expenses, flight tickets for two, passport expenses, and some money to spend till finding a job to maintaining my family's life) i find a figure as 20k AUD.. actually i have nothing in this life, no money, no house, no car, nothing.. if i decide to move i might have to borrow money from bank and the figure might increase to 25k or maybe even 30k AUD..

what is your opinion, should i take such a big financial risk for moving to australia? is australia just a dream or a dream like country?


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It's not worth borrowing the money to come here. U should try establish urself in your own country save the money then think about applying. Us your job on sols list? Idon't think 20k is realistic as the cost of living is very high here and it's very hard for new immigrants to get a Job as everyone wants local experience. You might be waiting six months or a year before u find work and u have to live on your savings during that time.

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It's not worth borrowing the money to come here. U should try establish urself in your own country save the money then think about applying. Us your job on sols list? Idon't think 20k is realistic as the cost of living is very high here and it's very hard for new immigrants to get a Job as everyone wants local experience. You might be waiting six months or a year before u find work and u have to live on your savings during that time.
my profession is on sols list.. people who i talked about australia all told me the same thing "you cant find a job in your profession before 6 months maybe even a year", my agent told the same, aussie friends told the same, but also they all told that i can survive by working in a daily job like working in a cafe, restaurant or sthing like these till finding a job in my profession.. i just want to know if i should or not.. i just need opinions based on experiences about living in australia..


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Hi all..

I'm a naval architect/marine engineer from Turkey.. I'm planning to move to australia with my wife, but considering the expenses to move to australia i'm a little bit scared and confused.. coz when i list my expenses to move to australia (like visa expenses, agent expenses, flight tickets for two, passport expenses, and some money to spend till finding a job to maintaining my family's life) i find a figure as 20k AUD.. actually i have nothing in this life, no money, no house, no car, nothing.. if i decide to move i might have to borrow money from bank and the figure might increase to 25k or maybe even 30k AUD..

what is your opinion, should i take such a big financial risk for moving to australia? is australia just a dream or a dream like country?
I think you need to do more research before you consider making the move.
It is an expensive place to be without good work prospects.

Have you checked that your marine qualifications will be valid in Australia?

Regardless, maritime work is a very competitive field now as there are fewer opening for people with the right skill set.
I used to work with P&O Australia as ME3....now retired.....not too many jobs happening now.
They have gone offshore......

But - there are other industries that you can consider as you have practical & design skills....you will be starting at the bottom....but the only way is up!

Hope this helps....good luck.

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Hi all.. I'm a naval architect/marine engineer from Turkey.. I'm planning to move to australia with my wife, but considering the expenses to move to australia i'm a little bit scared and confused.. coz when i list my expenses to move to australia (like visa expenses, agent expenses, flight tickets for two, passport expenses, and some money to spend till finding a job to maintaining my family's life) i find a figure as 20k AUD.. actually i have nothing in this life, no money, no house, no car, nothing.. if i decide to move i might have to borrow money from bank and the figure might increase to 25k or maybe even 30k AUD.. what is your opinion, should i take such a big financial risk for moving to australia? is australia just a dream or a dream like country?
Hi, as the other member said, it is not worth taking out a loan to fund the move. Have you looked at sponsored visas or applying for jobs in your country and getting employment before you leave?

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How can i check whether my educational qualifications are valid in australia ?


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"you cant find a job in your profession before 6 months maybe even a year", my agent told the same, aussie friends told the same, but also they all told that i can survive by working in a daily job like working in a cafe, restaurant or sthing like these till finding a job in my profession...
Ohh god, it is the common situation there ?, is there any qualification upgrading or something like that which may help us to get a job in our profession ?


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Hi !
After reading all the posts in this thread, I'd like to contribute a little to the discussion

@ scaglar: good to know there are fellow NA's in here ! Reffering to Your problem - are there any International companies having offices both in Turkey and Australia ? Since there is a chance that after being employed in the Turkish office, you would have an opportunity to be transferred to the Australian branch after some time, assuming the Company's policy enable such action and Your skills would be relevant for the position.

@ heartbreakid:
As for engineering professions, as far as I know, Bachelor degree in sufficient engineering field is required as a minimum qualification plus min. 3 - 5 years experience in the particular profession. Also, Your skills need to be assessed by appropriate Authority. Everything is listed on the Department's of Immigration website.

@@ hearbreakid:
I've heard about a guy that got a job after applying online from his native country, got sponsored visa, etc. etc. ... however I'm not sure how one-in-a-million case it is since I've just started seeking info about Australian NA job "market" quite recently ;P

As for all the above considerations - please correct me anywhere I'm wrong

Cheers!

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It is not worthy to loan money to come here because the Australia economy is really bad at the moment especially IT jobs are very difficult to get! Furthermore, I don't see any special things here that is it worth! The live expenses are very high and for a family with 2 children you have to bring at least $50,000 to survive one year!

Good luck!


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Hello,
Require Urgent Help..
I'm a child care person who has been in Business for 8 years. I have a high school certificate. is it possible to move to Australia with this.. on skilled migration.. or will I have to get some diploma and how many years??
My sister too is a chef with the same problem


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