Questions tagged [australia]

Questions regarding emigrating from, immigrating to and living in the Commonwealth of Australia

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NHS eligibility?

First post here. Have a somewhat tricky situation and would appreciate any advice. I was born in the UK in 1997, and moved to Australia with my family in 2004. Long story short, I am going on ...
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How can I emigrate to the US without a college degree?

I'm 19, I have Italian citizenship and working in Germany as a web developer. My dream has been to move to the US since I was 12. I won't say much about why it's like that because it would be a long ...
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How to apply for Europe visa for Indian staying in Australia on long-term visitor visa

I am an Indian citizen staying in Switzerland and my parents are living with my sister in Australia for 2-3 years, on long-term visas. They are planning to visit me from Australia directly. I know the ...
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Advice for Australian with dual citizenship (US/Australia) married to a US citizen and they move to Australia

If both myself (dual citizen usa/australia) and my husband (us citizen) are living in Australia and we each make over $150,000USD per year - are we really in a bad spot with US taxes and getting ...
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After assessment, what's the next for EOI in Australia?

I want to apply for nomination of EOI to the Northern Territory. I have passed the APC exam for the pharmacy board. I have the results, but I was searching for clear instructions on how to proceed. I ...
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Visa cancellation

I was in Australia in 1999 on a visitors Visa. I took on a job and was found out by the authorities that I was working and my Visa was cancelled and I was asked to leave (not deported) I subsequently ...
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French freelancer moving to Australia

I currently work as a freelancer in France, and I plan to move to Australia. I intend to continue to work for my clients (who are based in Europe), but only for a few months as I will ultimately look ...
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PhD in physics but freelance software dev. Chance of aus 189?

My qualifications are in physics, however post PhD I only worked in physics for 6 months before moving into the world of software development. It is pretty normal in the UK for software developers to ...
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Australian Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309) time limit to usage?

Sometime in the near future we will be applying for Partner (Provisional) visa (subclass 309)/Partner (Migrant) visa (subclass 100) for my wife. Assuming there are no surprises in the process and the ...
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Am I qualified for Australian Skilled Migration?

After high school (10th Standard), I obtained a 3-year diploma in mechanical engineering and have 10 years of work experience. Would I be eligible for permanent residence in Australia?
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What should I do if I have misplaced my old expired passports?

I have misplaced my 2 old expired passports. I have my current passport with me. However, I need the old ones for my Australian student visa application. What should I do? My old passports expired 7 ...
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Australian visa for a visiting PhD student (1 month)

I'm a PhD student studying in NZ. I'll visit a research institute in Australia only for a month. I'll be learning and do experiments in the lab. I'm a Malaysian citizen and eligible to apply for ETA. ...
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Australian 457 partner same financial support and health insurance?

What does it mean that your partner must have same levels of financial support and health insurance on the 457 Australian work visa? I should mention I am from the UK and I don't have health insurance ...
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Traveling with a company to get work in Australia

I'm traveling for my first time, alone, to Australia. I'm combining travel and work. I want to work at a range or with cattle care. I'm looking for people with experience traveling with an agency or ...
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Need help/info with my case for PR (Australia)

I will try to keep it as short as possible as I value your time. I am from India, 27 years of age. I did my Bachelors (B-Tech) in Electronics & Telecommunication in 2013. But my skills and work ...
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Transfering UK pension to AU super

I will be re-locating to the UK in the near future with the intention of returning to Australia after 3-4 years. If I make contributions toward a UK pension, will it be possible to transfer funds to ...
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Australia Skilled Independent Visa (189) coming back after first entry

If a person arrive in Australia on Skilled Independent Visa 189 before First Entry Date, and come back to the home country, stay back for 1 year. Does it have any impact of going back to Australia? ...
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Exchange limited validity Australian license for UK license

My Australian driving license is valid until April 2019. I have been resident in the UK since Sept 2017. I would like to exchange my Australian DL for a UK DL. Would the fact that my Australian ...
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Is educational transcript mandatory for Australian skill assessment PR visa process?

I want to apply for Australian PR visa as Skilled Migrant in the visa subclass 190 or 489. Hence I have to assess my skill with ACS, but I have all the documents except the Education Transcript. I am ...
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Mentioning client name in Roles and Resposibility document to ACS

I am planning to apply for Australian permanent residency and being a software engineer from a multi-national company I have only worked for one client. Would it be OK to mention the client's name in ...
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Courses eligible for Skilled recognised graduate visa subclass 476

I am seeking to apply for Recognised graduate visa 476. I checked the eligibility criteria on the govt portal. I am an engineering postgraduate in Automotive engineering. I am in doubt whether this ...
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Will Australian Computer Society deduct experience if I have internship?

I have 5 years of experience out of which 2 years was paid internship, 40 hours a week. I worked as a Trainee Associate QA engineer in first year, and as trainee associate software engineer in 2nd ...
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How many years will be deducted, if education in B.Com and experience as a graphic designer

I have completed my bachelor of commerce degree in India, and I have 5 years of experience as a graphic designer. Now I plan to move Australia as a graphic designer, does the assessment authority ...
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Skills assessment for Australian visa: Medium stream temporary visitor visa subclass 482

I am a PhD student and have been offered to join as a postdoctoral fellow (University Lecturer - 242111) at Australian National University. While applying for the medium stream temporary visitor visa ...
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Gap in evidence of work experience

I worked in a small company for 2 years after my studies, but I don't have any payslips or bank statement as I was getting the salary as cash. Only thing I am having is an experience certificate. I ...
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Self Statutory Declaration for CIO who worked in a printing firm

I am trying to apply for the 189 visa to move my family to Australia. In the last 8 years I have worked as a part owner of a printing firm as the CIO. Since my education is in Computer Engineering ...
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Are there any implications if I receive Australia PR while I am in USA on L1B?

I am Indian passport holder and got L1B recently. I will be starting my new assignment soon. Few months ago, I applied for Australia PR (EOI). So what happens if I get the Australian PR invite while ...
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Following up on Italian citizenship

I applied for Italian citizenship early this year (around January). I was eligible to do so because of my Italian heritage. According to this document provided by the embassy, I should expect a ...
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Will my experience give me ACS points?

I have completed my engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering. I'm an IT professional with 5.5 years of experience. My current role is JAVA developer. Will I get any points for ...
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Australian PR - Skills assesment - Web developer vs Software Engineer

I am an Indian citizen, applying for an EOI for Australian PR (skilled independent visa subclass 189). I have the required points and am halfway through the form. I have a question regarding the skill ...
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Australia - Travel-Work Visa — What are the limitations?

So essentially, I'm looking at the possibilities to working within Australia as a permanent resident. I have done a lot of research into the skilled visa, and, although this does sound like what I ...
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Moving to Australia with 2 year experience in ICT

I'm having a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (ICT Major - 4 year course), completed on April 2018. I started my career in ICT on July 2018 and I'm going to complete 2 year experience on July ...
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Australia PR ACS skill assessment query

Kindly clarify the below queries 1) For the ACS skill assessment do we need to show all the 3 year mark sheets (first 2 years from college and last 1 year from University) of Bachelors in Information ...
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Australia PR - Role of HR

I am HR by profession. I have 11 years of experience (10 with different companies and 1 with consultancy). As on date, I am able to see only two roles under for my portfolio; Human Resource Manager ...
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Does student permit refusal from one country affect a student permit for another country?

I am an Indian citizen, I applied for a tourist visa in Canada, in 2014. It got rejected as I had no travel history and on other grounds. My maternal uncle is a citizen of Canada and my mother is a ...
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No documents available for onsite role for ACS skill assessment and EOI

I have a total of 9+ years of experience in IT Industry and have worked as a software engineer in companies based in India. From my first company I was deputed to Netherlands for 4 months (back in Fab ...
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Retiring in UK, is my tax free Australian superannuation income taxed in UK?

I'm a dual UK/Australia citizen and seriously thinking of moving to UK permanently. I am 57 and when I turn 60 I will be able to get a tax free pension income or a lump sum from my Australian ...
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Different name on passport and in employment letter for 189 visa

Someone, please help me with this. I have all my documents till my graduation ( all marksheets, degree certificate, pan card and even passport ) with only my first name , say ABCD. I am done with my ...
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Can I immigrate to the USA while working remotely for an Australia-based company?

I currently work remotely for an Australian company and live in Australia. In the future I would like to permanently immigrate to the USA to live with my girlfriend, who is a U.S. citizen. My employer ...
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Why the invitations issued is zero if the occupation is part of MLTSSL

Source: https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/visas/working-in-australia/skillselect/occupation-ceilings Occupation ID: 2612 (Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers) Ceiling Value is 1000 But the ...
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ACS assestment for BCS passed without Project

I am quite anxious to know if anybody assessed their skill with ACS (Australian Computer Society) for BCS (British Computer Society) Postgraduate Diploma passed without Project? I am a BCS graduate ...
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Visa Rules & regulations for Internship in Malaysia

I am a student at Monash University, Melbourne (Australia). My nationality is Indian. I am planning for an Internship from Malaysia. I am aware how to start with the visa procedure, or whether do I ...
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Which qualification and experience will be counted in assessment when I have a degree and diploma?

I completed my diploma in Information Technology (Full time, 3 Years) in 2008 June. Then I started working and did Bachelor's in Computer science in distance and completed in 2014. So total have ...
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Australian PhD related forums and online Inquiry consultants

How to get into the sponsored PhD programs in University of Melbourne or University of Sydney? I am an Electronics engineering student and have Masters in Photonics (Optical sensing). I have found a ...
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Australian Skill Assessment (ACS) Statutory Declarations and Affidavits

On page 14 of the ACS PDF guidelines, what does it mean by "Sworn Before", "Signed Before" or "Witnessed Before"? Does this mean that I have to have a lawyer present as a witness when my colleague ...