Welcome to the official Visa First blog!

Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Medium TSS Visa vs Short TSS Visa: What’s the difference?

You might have heard that Australia is short on skilled workers in a number of areas, particularly engineering, medicine, teaching and accounting. This means that there aren’t enough qualified Australian citizens to meet the high demand for these skilled roles. That’s why the Australian government originally introduced the 457 visas, to allow qualified people around […]

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OZ working holiday visas – good news for Irish applicants

Young Irish workers have been granted an additional five years in which they can venture down under for work and travel. Prospective Irish travellers can now apply for an Australian working holiday visa up to the age of 35. Successful applicants can spend up to two years working and travelling around Australia. The previous age […]

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Australia in Need of Skilled Workers

Australia is one of the largest economies in the world taking 12th place by nominal GDP. The economy is dominated by the service sector which holds 68% of the GDP. Having this into account there are a lot of opportunities for skilled workers, the Australian business has identified a shortage of. Alongside with USA and […]

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Top 5 Most Popular Australian Visas

You might be surprised, but the Australian Working Holiday Visa is not the only option to get to Australia! Australia is one of the most popular immigration destinations in the world together with the USA and New Zealand. Each year the government grants a number of visas. For 2015 the number of permanent migration Australian […]

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Top Expat Destinations

Today’s life is different than years before when people used to live where they were born. Nowadays many chose to live far from their home town for various reasons. Social, professional, financial or just curiosity could be part of the drivers for moving abroad and choosing the life of an expat. In a recent survey […]

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Top 10 Countries with Highest Job Opportunities

One of the most important decisions a person has to take is finding a good job and a professional environment. Long time ago people used to work for one employer their entire life and usually it used to be where they were born. Nowadays technology and modern way of life give the opportunity to have […]

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5 Tips for Working in Australia

If you are looking for a career challenge in a country of almost unlimited opportunities, Australia should be your first choice because the demand for qualified overseas workers in most Australian sectors is really strong. The average working hours in Australia are 38 per week and the employees are entitled to four weeks annual leave. […]

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Essentials for All New Melburnians

Melbourne – One of the best cities to live in the world, nations from all over the world, colourful, vibrant, crazy, beautiful, welcoming. From the Airport to the City When you first arrive at the Tullamarine Melbourne airport and you don’t have somebody to pick you up you can use Sky Bus. It operates 24/7 […]

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