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Christmas in the Air Conditioning!

A Christmas apart, but still in my heart Another year has flown by and December has come around again. Usually a month where schools close for the year, adults are happy to leave the office and

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Home sweet home? Life after the visa

You’ve overcome the hurdles of your visa application, driven yourself crazy with deadlines and documents and now you have finally, Visa Granted! Congratulations and welcome! Now what? There

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Celebrations and Holidays

Most workers in Australia have around 12 national and state public holidays throughout the year, in addition to their annual holidays. These include: • New Year’s Day, which is

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Education

Under Australian law, children must generally attend school from the ages of five to 15 years, but these ages may vary slightly in some states or territories. The government provides

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Emergency Services

Triple Zero (000) – Australia’s Emergency Call Service The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right emergency service to help you. It should be used

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Healthcare and Social Security

Social security | Medicare   Social Security Centrelink is an Australian Government agency that delivers a range of services and payments to the Australian community. This includes

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Employment and Taxation

The Australian labour market can be very competitive. How quickly new arrivals can find a job in Australia depends on economic factors, qualifications and skills, the type of work sought

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Banking in Australia

How Banks in Australia Work One of the first and most important things you’ll need to organise when moving to Australia is opening a new bank account. This provides you with

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Finding the right home

One of the most important steps in migrating to Australia is finding the right place for you and your family to live in. The cost of relocating anywhere is always high. There are significant

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Australia’s Legal System

The Australian legal system is based on a fundamental belief in the rule of law, justice and the independence of the judiciary. All people—Australians and nonAustralians alike—are

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