Settlement Guide

We're talking about life and issues that affect you in settling in Australia.

It's important for migrants, just like any other Australian, to learn what rights they have as a worker in Australia and how to report exploitation.
We often hear on the news stories of employers underpaying their workers, whether it’s restaurant chains or even small businesses. As an employee, you have clear...
While securing employment is an integral part of the settlement process for new migrants arriving in Australia, getting a job interview often requires a more...
Newly arrived migrants are more likely to be jobless than Australian-born workers. Career coaches say the biggest hurdle many newcomers face is their inability to...
Going online always implies surrendering some of your personal and financial information. But there are some simple steps you can take to prevent online fraud.
The internet has never been more present in our daily lives. We work, shop, play and interact with family and friends online. ...
Migrants communities and non-English speakers are far less likely to access mental health services than those who were born in Australia. If you feel like you...
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Information for migrants

Have you or your friends or relatives just arrived? Here is your ultimate guide to settling in Australia...

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have released the new Skilled Occupations List (SOL) for 2016-17.
"Australia is one of the most expensive places to live in, but Australians enjoy some of the highest salaries in the world". Have you ever heard someone say that?...
Can you drive in Australia with an overseas licence? Does your licence need to be accompanied by an English translation or an international driving permit? And...
You don't have to have a TFN to work in Australia, but if you don't have one you will pay more tax, you won't be able to apply for government benefits, lodge your...
Are you visiting Australia or planning to live here for a while? You may be eligible for a Medicare card. Find out how you can get one and what your entitlements...
Last year over 163 thousand people from 190 countries became Australian citizens. You may recently have become an Australian citizen or you might be considering...
Relative to many countries, Australia's divorce rate is high. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics says that in 2012 40% of marriages ended in divorce....
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