Working Holidays



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I first want to start this post off by explaining that I am not immigration nor am I the source of “official” information when it comes to getting your working holiday visa for Australia. However, I have done the working holiday visa (well, Work and Holiday Visa since I’m American), and I can write about my personal experiences with getting […]

Applying for a Working Holiday Visa Australia: Health Requirements ...


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The following is a guest post from Hannah DeMilta, an American expat living in the land Down Under. I moved to Australia almost nine months ago and started my new job with a digital marketing agency here in Sydney. I’ve enjoyed the experience of learning more about Australian culture through the workplace. There are some noticeable differences that I’ve seen […]

The Australian Work Culture



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It’s many people’s dreams to travel to Australia, but not for a short while, for an extended working holiday. The Working Holiday is the perfect excuse to take a year out of your life and take up employment in Australia – or not. While you can definitely choose to bum it for an awesome, long holiday, there is always the […]

Job Opportunities in Australia for Working Holiday Makers


Maybe you just finished college. Maybe you were recently laid off. Or you are having a quarter life crisis and are in search of adventure. Or perhaps you want to brush up on your Aussie slang and learn how to drink with the best of them. Whatever your reason, if you are wondering where you can go to travel, explore […]

Working Holidays in Australia


Hey guys, As the Blog gets bigger and bigger, I know a few of my earlier tips on Survival in Australia and especially in Sydney have gotten a little lost. Here are a few posts worth revisiting. Cheap Food Finding an Apartment Cheap Household Supplies How to Outfit an Apartment on the Cheap City Transport Links Banking

Moving to Australia- Some Useful Tips



Here’s a post for you seasonal job seekers, science, and ecotourism lovers. Kangaroo Island is an extremely special place as many of my other posts have pointed out, but another one of the outstanding examples of why it is special is Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery. Run by Larry and Bev Turner, Emu Ridge, is the only commercial Eucalyptus Distillery in […]

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Oil Distillery


Oh no- That time has come! You have picked your fruit, drank all the beer you could handle, haven’t slept in months due to all of the fun you are having, have a rockin’ tan, thought about (or did) get dread locks…and it is time to leave… NOOOOO!!!!! There are a few dreary paperwork details you need to clean up […]

Ending Work in Australia- Temporary Residents Get your Tax back!


Giddy up little doggies! Grab your RM williams and your best cowboy hat! No Horseback riding experience necessary! If you ever had a dream as a child be a real Jill-a-roo or Jack-a-roo, here is you chance! You can take the class to fulfill those childhood fantasies or better yet to get a JOB! Now how is that for a […]

Yeee Haaaa! Learn to be a Jill-a-Roo or Jack-a-Roo!



Want to check out your chances of qualifying for an Australian Work Visa? Check out the Skilled Migrant Web Page from the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs. Here is a sneak preview at a few occupations that are desperately needed. Accountant Acupuncturist Agricultural Scientist Architect Art Teacher Chiropractor Computing Professionals Copywriter Dance Teacher Dental Specialist Dentist Dietitian Engineer Interpreter […]

Skilled Migrants needed! Come work in Australia!