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  1. Visas and immigration
    I am just wondering what website or service an Australian has used to get a police check from the U.K.? I am using ACRO for my partner (he is British), can I (Australian) use this service as well? I have lived in the U.K. for over a year... I am finding that the Australian Post Office...
  2. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, This is my first post on this forum. My partner is from England and we applied for the 309/100 visa on the 26th of March 2018. We were requested to do the medical instantly after applying and we had that done on the 6th of April. Since medicals are only valid for 12 months will...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Hi there, I'm an Australian Living with my English girlfriend in the UK. We are planning to move to Australia by December this year. So approximately 7 months time. We have been together for 5 years, i'm currently on a partner visa here in the UK also. So we have good evidence of our...
  4. Visas and immigration
    In the last year there has been a 29% increase in the number of expats in Australia looking to invest in buy to let property in the UK, despite tougher lending criteria, new research has found. Many British expats end up buying property as an investment and also as a home should they choose to...
  5. Visas and immigration
    Hey there, I have a MILLION questions, but the first one i want to start with is wether there is a UK version of the 888 - or do we just get our friends and family to sign a stat dec? Confuuuuused!! Thanks everyone :)
  6. Visas and immigration
    Hey all, I have looked around and couldn't really find a good answer on this. Me and my partner (same sex couple) were intending to apply for a prospective marriage visa (300) now that same sex marriage is legalised in Australia. We thought the 300 would be the best option as we intend to...
  7. Education
    Closer links are being developed between universities in Australia and the UK which share the same core principles despite being separated by thousands of miles. There will be a new co-operative partnership between Million Plus, the association for modern universities in Britain and Australia's...
  8. International Travel
    More people than ever before from Japan and the United Kingdom are expected to head to Australia next year with new air routes likely to boost the demand, according to tourism officials. National Australian airline Qantas and Tourism Australia are already preparing for the influx as the new air...
  9. New member introductions
    Hello guys, I hope everybody is well. My name is Paul and I have found my way to this forum via google searches regarding spouse visas. After meeting my love as a Student in Newcastle in 2008, it took us until 2011 to fall madly in love with each other. That time we caught up in Sydney and we...
  10. Visas and immigration
    Hello, I was just wondering if anyone knows if it would be possible to get married in the UK on a marriage visitor visa (I'm an Australian, he's British, we've been together 2.5 years), then I come back to Australia while he applies for a 309 and comes over to Australia on that visa when it's...
  11. Visas and immigration
    Hi everyone, I've been trawling these and other forums for some time now and can't find current answers to my questions. Hope the wise souls on here can help. My partner, a UK citizen living in the UK, and I recently got in engaged on my my holiday there last month. We have been together...
  12. Jobs and work
    Hi I'm a nurse in the UK, newly qualified but would like to go to aus for a year or two to work and travel. Does anyone know how long I need to have worked in uk before I apply for aus reg? Thanks!
  13. International Travel
    Getting to and from Australia from the UK is set to become quicker with tickets going on sale for a nonstop flight between the two countries as early as next month. While there has been no official announcement from airline Qantas about when travellers can purchase tickets for the 17 hour...
  14. International Travel
    More people are expected to visit Australia in the next few years for a holiday while those visiting family and friends are also expected to increase, but fewer from UK due to Brexit. The number of holidaymakers is expected to increase the most from Asian countries, led by China while...
  15. Visas and immigration
    A deal could be done between Australia and the UK that changes the visa requirements in return for a favourable trade deal when the country leaves the European Union, it has been suggested. Australia's high commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer, has confirmed that a deal is possible within...
  16. International Travel
    Australia is proving to be most popular with people from New Zealand and China with these two nationalities making up the most short term arrivals, but numbers from the UK dropping in the last financial year. The highest number of international visitors came from New Zealand, with 1.3 million...
  17. Visas and immigration
    potentially having my visa refused because my daughter has a form of autism. Need help with what i could do to ensure i can stay and dont lose the life that I have built here. I'll try and quickly explain. So i have applied for the 189 skilled visa. My partner is a registered Nirse and the...
  18. Visas and immigration
    Australia is likely to see an increased number of applications for work visas from British people who are unhappy and concerned about the UK's decision to leave the European Union. Google has reported a huge increase in the number of people searching for the words 'immigration to Australia' in...
  19. Housing
    Australia is very popular with British people but now it seems the love affair is more than just the lifestyle and weather as more UK investors are buying property in the country. Record low interest rates, the comparatively weak Australian dollar and escalating prices in the UK are behind the...
  20. Jobs and work
    Hey, I am studying Editorial and Advertising Photography at University at the moment, and hoping to practice food photography in the real world... in Aus, after I graduate in 2007! However I noticed that Photography isn't on the Skilled Occupations List (SOL) which concerns me about entering...
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