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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I am planning to migrate to Australia on a PR visa. I am a Relationship Manager in Mumbai, India and have been planning to work in Australia. I have a little knowledge about this whole immigrating process. Can anyone help me out with a step by step process? Is consulting an agent a...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    hello to the community, this is my first post on the forum, I do have some questions about debts in Australia, 3 years ago I managed to get a crazy bill from vodafone something like $2k, I did repay a bit but knowing I was leaving the country I never bothered pay back in full... I know...
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    What does it take for a Canadian Red Seal Journeyman Electrician to work in Australia?
  4. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi guys! I'm looking into moving to Perth but all the inforamtion on the internet and the different types of visas you can get is confusing me quite a bit. I'm 23 years old and I have 2 Aunts, 2 Uncles and a number if cousins living in Australia. They are now Australian citizens and permanant...
  5. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Experts, I have got my Assessment done from ACS for Software Engineer. I got following score in IELTS R:8.5, L:7.5, W:7, S:6.5. Since my speaking score is low and I need to score 7 in each band to qualify for independent VISA (190). My consultant is saying me to convert to the state...
  6. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, Anyone can tell me what are the chances of accepting/rejecting affidavit self declaration for Company reference? (A witnessed Statutory declaration by self + Statutory declaration by Supervisor / Manager for each role) I heard there are affidavit Statutory declaration rejection for ACS...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I am an International student in Canada. I have been granted PR 175 [as a Bangladeshi skilled] and have to make my first entry to Australia before this August. As a Bangladeshi international student in Canada I want to enter Australia from here. I have some queries: 1. Will I need...
  8. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi! Im in Nova Scotia on a 2year visa using my australian citizenship. I have a british passport too. I am not currently working but I was wondering what I can do healthcare. I think I have to be working to get a healthcare card? Any help would be appreciated thanks.
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, My husband and I recently got an Australian PR and we are planning to land in Melbourne in 1st wk of May. Both of us have resigned our jobs here in Kuwait and are currently in the process of moving stuff etc. I have a few questions and I kindly request your help in this regard. Request...
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    BBC looking for families from CANADA or AUSTRALIA for CBeebies kids show 'My Story' Hi Ex-pats of Canada and Australia! I'm looking for British Ex-Pats to be contributors in the 2nd series of the hit CBeebies programme My Story [more info on our first series can be found via www (dot) bbc...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I am a software developer having more than 4 years of experience in leading firms. I have few questions:- i) How is Australia for software professionals? (Scopes, opportunities and salaries) ii) I have gone throught the Skilled migration process in immigration website, it is a bit...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    As some of you kiwis out there may have noticed, celebrating Waitangi Day can be a little tricky in Aus, even though kiwis are everywhere!! A lot of Australians don't even know what it is (and for those of you who don't it's our equivalent of Australia Day). Last year I didn't do a great deal...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi Me & my partner are looking to move to Australia in the next few months and I am hoping to take our cat with us. I am unfamiliar with the process of exporting pets to another country and do not know where to start. Does anyone know how long the process takes i.e veterinary checks etc to...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I wish to move to Australia. I am a self-employed web developer / programmer earning from my websites (Adsense and affiliate commissions) since the past 7 years. My occupation "developer programmer" is in the skilled occupation list. My business is not registered in India and I have never...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    State sponsorship in NSW Hi, I want to apply NSW for State sponsorship as a Software Engineer. I got 6 in each module(speaking, listening, reading, writing) of IELTS and have five years of experience on that field. Currently I have 55 points and I need 5 points more which I want to acquire...
  16. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    More details on the Post Study Work Visa (PSWV) have been released by the Department of Immigration The Post Study Work Visa is a visa for international students completing studies in Australia. It is due to be introduced in early 2013, and will be a stream within the 485 visa subclass. What...
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    I am in a pickle! I have dreamed of moving to Australia for years, I am married and we have a daughter, she is 2 years old. I would be wanting to go when my daughters around 11 years old. I mentioned it to my husband before but he completely shut down my suggestion. I don't want to live in the...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi there, This is my first post in this forum. I am a software engineer with 5.5 years of experience, and my wife is a software test engineer with the same experience. We are planning to apply for a PR to move to australia. I talked to a couple of consultancies in Bangalore who process...
  19. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, Is anybody moving to Melbourne in March-April 2013 timeframe. Lets connect and discuss important things to do before we move. Cheers,
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