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  1. Visas and immigration
    Sydney and Canberra have become more expensive for expats, moving back into the top 50 most expensive locations for the first time since 2014. They rank 48 and 50 respectively in the latest rankings compiled by ECA International, a provider of information and knowledge to big employers around...
  2. Jobs and work
    If you move to Australia to work you are likely to face rising living costs, which are making choosing the right job even more important. Australians are starting to prioritise salary over perks and convenience when choosing jobs with 53% motivated to search for a better salary, according to a...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Expats see Australia as having a great work life balance but they regard the cost of living as high. Many people who have moved to Australia say that the mean reason for doing do was the quality of life with 45% saying that the weather is very good and overall the country came 16th out of 67 in...
  4. Business and investment
    Sydney is much less expensive for expats than it has been in the past, ranked number 57 in the world, according to a global cost of living survey. This is down from last year's 38th spot and the previous year's 17th position. And within the Asia Pacific region Sydney is the 30th most expensive...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Australian cities have now all fallen out of the global top 30 most expensive locations in the world for expats, according to a biannual cost of living survey. Sydney and Canberra, both in the top 20 a year ago, now rank 31st and 39th respectively, shows a survey by ECA International, a leading...
  6. General chit-chat and news
    The Mercer Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2010 listed Australian and New Zealand cities as among the best places to live in for expatriate workers compared to other Asian cities in the region. Amongst the Australian cities listed in the survey, Sydney ranked 24th overall followed by Melbourne...
  7. Visas and immigration
    Australia is one of the most prosperous countries in the world. It ranks among the highest in health care, life expectancy, quality of life, human development, public education, economic freedom and the protection of rights and liberties. It is also one of the major players in the United...
  8. Business and investment
    The experts are predicting that the current worldwide recession has already bottomed out and many countries around the world are on the road to recovery. A grave consequence to this experience is that there has been a marked increase in protectionist policies each nation has instituted in their...
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