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The FairWork Commission has just announced good news for all Australian workers. As of July 1, 2019, an increase in the national minimum wage will come into effect. An increase to improve the quality of life for...
Finally some good news for Canadian and Irish Working Holiday Visa applicants. Indeed, the Australian immigration has announced that Canadian and Irish citizens up to 35 years old will now be eligible to apply for a Work and...
Also known as "Ayers Rock" Uluru is a sacred site that belongs to the Anangu Aboriginals in Australia. Even though tourists are allowed to enter the site there are some restrictions when it comes to taking photos or videos....
To assist employers and employees in Australia, the government has just launched a new application « Record My Hours ». Indeed, sometimes employers fail to keep employee's records of hours. This lack of records makes it difficult for an employee to address...
Desperately looking for a cheap place to stay in an Australian city? Well…cities like Melbourne and Sydney are usually quite expensive. Especially the rent for a room. The latest trend: luxury camping in Melbourne! . Expensive Rooms in Melbourne If you want to...
Here are some news for all people on a Working Holiday Visa in Australia. The Australian government announced some important changes regarding the backpacker tax that they tried to implement for more than a year now. The Government also intend...
Qantas recently announced the first direct flight between London and Perth. The trip is going to be the longest international flight in the world with 17 hours in the air!  In March 2018, the Australian company Qantas will start one...
The backpacker tax has been discussed for several months and it finally came to an end. A compromise has finally been reached between the different political parties. Here are all the information you need to know about it. New backpacker tax from...
Great news for 462 visa holders!  From 19 November 2016, Work and Holiday Visa makers (subclass 462) will be able to work in the Northern Australia in tourism and hospitality or agriculture, forestry and fishing to be eligible for...
This weekend a 7 metre shark was spotted off the coast in the South of Australia. It could be the biggest shark ever spotted in the world. Read on to get more information… . Biggest shark ever spotted On Sunday the crew...

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