Category Archive: Migration

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Jan 15 2017

Border Security Australia . TV Show

Border Security: Australia’s Front Line.
An Australian factual television program giving viewers behind the scenes of Australia’s immigration, customs and quarantine departments.

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Win a Luxurious home in Australia with Hometown Prize Draws.

For Books with Free Delivery to Australia, look at: BookDepository UK and USA

Dec 27 2014

More than 62,000 people living illegally in Australia, with Britain FOURTH highest.

Britain has the FOURTH highest number of Illegal Overstayers in Australia, Britain is 4th behind China, Malaysia and the USA according to Australia’s Migration Trends 2012–13 report. Australian Visitor Visa Overstayers by number in 2013 7,690 People’s Republic of China. DOWN -4.71% compared to 2011 6,420 Malaysia. UP   50.70% compared to 2011 5,220 United States of …

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Win a Luxurious home in Australia with Hometown Prize Draws.

For Books with Free Delivery to Australia, look at: BookDepository UK and USA

Aug 10 2013

Concession Fares for Migrants

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is an intergovernmental organization established in 1951, IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. Some of its main benefits are: Preferential air fares Special individual and group booking conditions Increased baggage entitlement Simplified payment procedures The link for their website is: …

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Win a Luxurious home in Australia with Hometown Prize Draws.

For Books with Free Delivery to Australia, look at: BookDepository UK and USA

Aug 10 2013

Free Baggage Allowance for First Time Immigrants

Most airlines have a weight limit of about 20 kgs per passenger, which is OK for a holiday (for some) but it is not a lot for someone migrating, who may need a few more things than most holidaymakers. There is often an option given by some airlines, where they give an extra allowance (sometimes …

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Jun 02 2012

Study on experiences of moving and living abroad

Dr Michael Skey, an academic based in the UK, is coming to Australia to research the experience of British-born people who have moved to Australia. He will be in Sydney between 26th June 2012 – 10th July 2012 and Brisbane between 12th – 23rd July 2012. Would you be willing to take part in a …

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Jul 19 2011

How Long is a Police Clearance Certificate valid?

Police Clearance Certificates are often required by employers as well as for migration purposes, and it has come to my attention that some people have stated that a Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is valid for 2 years. In most cases, including for migration purposes, a PCC is only valid for 12 months. Some employers may …

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May 18 2011

Removals and Shipping

Removals and Shipping to Australia Shipping your Goods from UK to Australia A Full Container may cost about GBP 4,000 A Half Container may be about GBP 2,200 Extra costs for packing, etc., etc., may take those prices up to: A Full Container may cost about GBP 6-8,000 A Half Container may be about GBP …

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Feb 28 2011

English Language Skills for UK Nurses in Australia

English Language Skills for UK Nurses in Australia

To work in Australia, nurses need to be registered or enrolled by the nurse regulatory body in the State or Territory in which they want to work. The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) is an authorised assessing authority for the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) and undertakes skills assessments of internationally qualified …

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Feb 26 2011

Health Plan for 457 visa

Most visitors to Australia that arrive on the 457 Visa will be required to have a special medical insurance plan set up as a condition of that visa. You can get an idea of the cost of this medical insurance at a number of Health Insurance companies in Australia, some of which are listed below. …

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Jan 13 2011

How much does a 457 visa application cost

Costs relating to the: Subclass 457 – Business (Long Stay) visa $265 Visa Application Charge $70 Nomination Charge $350 Sponsorship Charge Any updates can be checked at: www.immi.gov.au

Jan 03 2011

South Australian State Sponsored Migration List

South Australian State Sponsored Migration List (SSML) 2010/11 5 Jan 2011 : Immigration SA would like to announce that the State Migration Plan has now been signed by both the South Australian Minister for Industry and Trade and the Federal Minister for Immigration and Citizenship. The website and online application form links are being updated …

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Jan 03 2011

South Australia State Sponsorship Occupation List

Details of the South Australian State Sponsorship Interim Occupation List, as at October 2010 ANZSCO Code and Occupation Description with Special requirement/s 133111 Construction Project Manager IELTS 7.0 in each band 133112 Project Builder IELTS 7.0 in each band 133211 Engineering Manager IELTS 7.0 in each band 221112 Management Accountant IELTS 7.0 in each band, 3 yrs …

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Oct 07 2010

Migration Statistics into Australia

Australian Immigration Numbers 1991 2010

The numbers of people from the United Kingdom that are migrating to Australia has recently been reducing, although it may be beginning to pick up again, after a winter (Australian Winter) slump. This chart shows the 12 months prior to this post, with the comparison of the UK numbers against the total worldwide migrants to …

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Aug 10 2010

Excess Baggage shipping between UK and Australia

Sometimes when flying between the UK and Australia we end up with too much baggage, and may get hit by excess baggage charges from the airlines. This can be VERY expensive. I recall that this happened to me once, and it was near enough cheaper to buy another ticket for friend, and get them to …

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Aug 10 2010

UK Based Removal Companies for International Removals to Australia

UK Based Removal Companies for International Removals Allied Pickfords UK Tel: 020 8219 8000 Anglo Pacific UK Tel: 0800 633 54 45 Atlantis Forwarding Ltd UK Tel: 0800 1973 730 Avalon Overseas Movers UK Tel: 020 3188 2651 Bishop’s Move InternationalUK Tel: 0800 107 8422 Britannia Movers InternationalUK Tel: 0845 600 6661 Dolphin Movers UK …

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Apr 26 2010

Emigration Seminars

Various migration companies hold regular Emigration Seminars at various places in the United Kingdom, aimed at providing assistance to potential migrants to Australia. Down Under Live at the Business Design Centre, Islington on the 18th & 19th September 2010 and National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham on the 25th & 26th September 2010 http://www.downunderlive.co.uk/ Do you …

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Mar 29 2010

Migration Help

Do you need help in the migration process ? Need to work out which Visa to apply for, so you can migrate to Australia ? My own experiences are more linked to living in Australia, rather than how to apply, but some links that may be of use to you include: Migration to Australia – …

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Nov 05 2009

Migration Agents

There are many migration agents that provide assistance for the British migrating to Australia. Any migration agent that you use should be registered, for your own safety, with the Australian Migration Agents Board. Some of these are listed here: . The Emigration Group established in 1992 . . For Working Holiday Visas

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