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A blog dedicated to Working Holidaymakers and people willing to immigrate



Young Irishman has a record fine from Australian Department of Immigration

The Australian Immigration official are searching for a young Irish Citizen who has overstayed his Australian visa accruing a 20 000 Euro of deportation bills in the process. Ross O’Sullivan (28), from Cork, had lived in Perth, in Western Australia, for five years before being detained by Australian immigration authorities. Currently he is facing a battle […]

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Brisbane a completely transformed cosmopolitan city

Brisbane, the third largest city of Australia and capital of Queensland doesn’t have wild and untamed beauty, but it is still beautiful. The city is a treasure trove of culture, wining and dining, events which is a lively experience to uncover. From the few years Brisbane is completely transformed into a hot cosmopolitan city decked […]

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New Skilled Occupations List will be published for Western Australia

Western Australia which is one of the most popular provinces among immigrants is currently reviewing its skilled occupations list. The new list is expected to be published in October. Local Government stresses that the old list will be still valid for at least 15 days after the new one is published. The Department of Training […]

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7 delightful beaches in Australia for travel snobs

Do you like to explore new places or are you adventurous then there is so much to see and experience in this world. Let go of the manmade beauties, Mother Nature herself has so much to offer that her creations can make us swoon over her powers to create such magnificent and breathtaking sights. There […]

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Boom of short-term immigration in Australia

The Australia is experiencing a boom of short-term migration according to a recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The most newcomers are coming from China and India. Up to July 2013, there were 677,980 permanent and long term arrivals into Australia, a new record, but this was partly offset by 370,890 permanent and […]

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Planning Your Wedding In Melbourne

Melbourne is well known for its industrial design and blend of classic architecture with unique urban spaces. So what could be more perfect than utilizing this appeal for your big day? There is more to Melbourne that just the urban landscape – it has history that you can feel around every corner and of course […]

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Australian oil drilling industry loses competitiveness due to wage increases

According to a new report from Deloitte Asia the traditionally competitive oil and drilling industry in Australia is starting to lose its edge. The reason for this is that economics pressures in Australia have led to the increase in the labor and in the operations cost of many oil drilling companies. The analysis of Deloitte […]

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Australia expects lower economic growth durig the next year

The Australian Government has announced that the economic growth during the current year will be slower and the unemployment will rise. The tax revenues will fall more than previously expected. This is one of the first signs that the mining boom in the country is starting to cool down. One of the most successful economies […]

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Travelling in Sydney on a Budget

Travelling in stunning Sydney is a dream for so many people. The majority of people I meet overseas all give me the same answer when I ask “If you could choose anywhere in the world to travel, where would it be?” – Sydney, Australia. When I proceed to ask these people why they haven’t made […]

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