Tag Archives: Australia

BREAKING – Changes to Partner Visa Process – you may no longer be eligible for a bridging visa!

The Australian has passed legislation to change the way Australian Partner Visas are processed. The current way is to lodge the application for the non-Australian partner first and then submit the Australian partner’s sponsorship application to be linked with it straight after. This is about to change! The new law requires the Australian Partner to […]

Australian Partner Visa Costs – Everything you need to know

So you are in a relationship with an Australian and want to get a spouse, partner or marriage visa for Australia? We are here to help. As an Australian Migration Agent, we help hundreds of people every year achieve their dream of living in and we are constantly asked four big questions about partner visa […]

Australian School System – Everything you need to know

School education is similar across all of Australia with only minor variations between states and territories. The school year runs from January until December. The Australian Qualifications Framework (AGF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Australian Government leads school education and invests in areas of national educational significance. […]

A Brief History of Australia – What you need to know.

The Ice Age – Aborigines Arrive It is thought that in 40,000 BC, the first Aborigines arrived in Australia by boat from South East Asia. Over one million Aboriginal people settled here. There were some 300 clans who spoke 250 languages and 700 dialects. The First Explorers Step Ashore In 1606 a Dutch navigator Willem […]

Animals Down Under – The truth about the wildlife in Australia

When you think about Australian wildlife chances are Kangaroos and Koalas are the first ones that spring (or bounce, in the case of Kangaroos) to mind. But there’s more to the Australian animal population than a couple of marsupials. Here are eight facts about animals across Oz: Australia has more than 378 mammal species, 828 […]

Foodies Guide to Australia

Great wine, plenty of seafood and fish and a harking back to indigenous meats makes Australia an exciting place to visit. Here’s our top ten guide to gourmet dining Down Under. Top Ten Foodies Experiences: With over 60 designated wine growing areas you’ll never be far from something fruity or crisp in Australia. Wine production […]