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  1. Education
    Australians are more positive about the benefits of immigration but education and health and the most important issues facing the country today, according to a new poll. Some 885 named education as being a very important issue while 83% names health, 79% domestic violence and 77% the economy...
  2. International Travel
    A plan to introduce a higher rate of tax for young people in Australian with working holiday visas has been postponed until at least January 2017. Backpackers who work during their holiday in the country currently pay no tax on income up to $18,000 but the government had planned to introduce a...
  3. Jobs and work
    There have been concerns about the slowing economy in Australia but experts say that the underlying strength and resilience means the outlook for jobs and growth are there. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell...
  4. Visas and immigration
    A number of skills in the construction industry such as plumbing, carpentry and bricklaying are highly valued in Australia and the shortage is set to continue with the building sector currently booming. It is an area where overseas expertise is often needed and highly skilled tradesmen can...
  5. Visas and immigration
    The world's eyes will be on Australia this weekend as the latest G20 summit is held in Brisbane amid concerns about economic growth in the country. A new analysis shows wage growth in Australia has reached a 17 year low, raising concerns about a prolonged period of stagnation in real living...
  6. Visas and immigration
    One of the most popular locales frequented in the world is Australia. Many expats the world over have been attracted by the allure of the country and their number grows by the year. Though some have doubts as to moving to Australia doubts as to moving to Australia, the following are but some of...
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