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Australia consists of a diverse range of multicultural persons , it offers beautiful landscapes, weather conditions, beaches, food, a safe environment and friendly people. With a population of around 21 million in 2005 and a disproportionately large land mass, Australia is keen to allow genuinely skilled people from all over the world to live and contribute towards making this successful nation and economy even better.
How to begin a life in Australia
Information booklets in English and 37 community languages.
Work in Australia
Australia isn't bountiful work wise contrary to most peoples' opinion . It is just like any other country in the world.
A qualified person who can speak good English will have lot of chance of finding a job.
Where can I find somewhere to live in Australia? Renting, buying or building a home.
What do I need to know about schooling at all levels in Australia?
ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S MAJOR CITIES
The cities of Australia have many characteristics that differ between themselves, however they have something in common, the security . Any big or small city, during the day or night, allows a person to walk the streets without any problems or worries. The cities have a very similar infrastructure, which is a reason to why Australians move from one city to another, in accordance with personal interests. Work is an important factor in the internal migration, Australians are always looking for opportunities, and easily move to where they can find them. Today one determined profession can be in demand in one city, and tomorrow be in demand in another.
Australia’s Major Cities
Any big or small city, during the day or night, allows a person to walk the streets without any problems or worries. The cities have a very similar infrastructure, which is a reason to why Australians move from one city to another, in accordance with personal interests.
Attractions of Australia
Australia Tourist Attractions are numerous; tourists from all over the world visit the country. The attractions in Australia are all inclusive ranging from spectacular natural wonders that includes beaches, vast landscapes, gardens and wildlife parks to modern architecture, historical landmarks and other entertainment options.
ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S REGIONAL CENTRES
There are some other small cities and localities in some areas, close to each other that get together as one administrative region and they function as one with only one region and council. This is the case of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Some of these regions as mentioned above, have a big population, that can be compared with any other good size city in Australia . Remote areas and cities in those region have a small population but sometimes attracts a lot of tourists, offering its particular beauty, hospitality and natural resources. To know better each one of this cities and regions, please go the bar at top left of this page, and we can guarantee, that you will have a very pleasant surprise, and will know why Australia is one of the best places in the world to live, to travel or to study.
Australia’s Regional Centres
SKILLED MIGRATION – TOOLS TO HELP YOU ASSESS YOUR ELIGIBILITY
The purpose of the Skilled Migration Program is to attract highly employable people for migrating to Australia. It is the most common form of immigration in Australia, and it is one of the core areas of Acacia’s expertise. There is a wide range of points-tested, family-sponsored and state-sponsored skilled visa subclasses.
General Skilled Migration
SKILLED OCCUPATION LIST
In order to apply for General Skilled Migration, you must nominate an occupation on the skilled occupations list. Our list is sorted by occupational category and has links to more detailed information on each occupation.
Skilled Occupation List
If you intend to apply under General Skilled Migration you must have a nominated occupation which is on the SOL at the time you apply.
Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL)
If you nominate an occupation on the MODL, you will receive additional points in the skilled migration points test. In addition, your occupation should be processed on a priority basis.
SYDNEY SKILLED SHORTAGE LIST
If you are applying for a Skilled Australian Sponsored visa, and your sponsor is living in the Sydney/Newcastle/Wollongong area, then your nominated occupation and work expeirence must be in an occupation within the SSASSL. This is a much more restricted list than the Skilled Occupations List.
Sydney Skilled Shortage List
OCCUPATIONS CURRENTLY IN HIGH DEMAND
Australian employers are unable to fill job vacancies in numerous occupations due to a shortage of skilled workers. Recent reports show that there are skill shortages in many professional occupations, majority of trades, and some specialised skills in Information and Communication Technology. Australian Government is actively addressing these shortages through the Skilled Migration Program, with 200,000 work rights visas being made available between 2003-2006.
High Demand Occupations
GOVERNMENT RESOURCES ONLINE
These are general sites for researching the Australian government on the Internet and provide a starting place for researchers in this field. They provide a diverse range of information on Australian government resources as well as providing links to other useful sites.
Skills Matching is a process by which visa applicants' details are placed on a Skills Matching Database to be nominated for immigration in Australia by employers or state/territory governments in Australia.
In particular, each skills assessing authority has different criteria in determining whether your skills are suitable for migrating to Australia. We are familiar with the procedures of the main skills assessing authorities, and would be happy to advise you further as to your best course of action. We can also prepare and lodge applications for skilled migration on behalf of clients.
Online Points Test
Most Skilled Visas for immigration in Australia require applicants to score a minimum number of points on the Points Test.
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