Know the work visa options before planning your move. If you are looking to migrate to a country with fresh air, unspoilt nature, mild weather for most of the year, you might want to consider Australia. The continent also prides on its work-life balance. As an expat, if you are game for exploring new work

By 2060, Australia cities could be cheaper, entirely powered by renewables and you could earn $40k more - FBP International

Australia will need to transform at all levels in order for the country to achieve its full potential, a new report from the CSIRO has found. The difference between reform and stagnation could mean as much as a $40,000 difference to Australian incomes by 2060. The report paints a vision of a futuristic country with

AUSTRALIA GUIDE FOR VERIFYING WORK RIGHTS OF FOREIGN WORKERS BEFORE EMPLOYING THEM VERIFYING WORK RIGHTS OF FOREIGN WORKERS Let’s start this article by stating the obvious: It is an offence against Australian immigration and labor laws to employ, refer or contract an illegal foreign worker in the country. In some cases, the offence is not

New direct flights from USA to Brisbane Will we see other flow-on visa applications from USA citizens - FBP International

Qantas will start non-stop flights from Brisbane to Chicago and San Francisco from April next year under a deal secured by the Palaszczuk Government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the flights operating four times a week to Chicago and three times a week to San Francisco would pump more than $150 million into the Queensland economy

Social media information is now required for US visas

Looking to fly under the radar on the social media front? Locking down your profiles and setting them to private is no longer enough – especially if you’re planning a trip to the United States. Under a new policy that went into effect on 31 May, almost all travelers seeking visas are now required to provide any

Tasting Australia has released 2019 attendance figures, claiming record numbers of visitors - FBP International

Australia’s longest running food festival has posted record visitor numbers and a 5 per cent increase in expenditure for this year’s event. TASTING Australia, the nation’s longest running food and wine festival, has posted record attendances for the 2019 event. More than 6200 interstate and 5000 international visitors came to South Australia for the 10-day

Canada Is Luring Tech Talent Away From US With Fast-Track Visa - FBP International

A Canadian program designed to speed up the hiring of foreign talent is attracting thousands of tech workers and other skilled employees, many of whom are unhappy with restrictive U.S. immigration policies. The Global Skills Strategy, which came into effect two years ago, has attracted about 24,000 people over the past two years, according to

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Uber takes its flying taxi ambitions to Australia

Uber has said Australia will become the first international market for its flying taxi service Uber Air. The firm has selected Melbourne as the third pilot city for its air taxi programme, joining Dallas and Los Angeles. Test flights are due to start from 2020, with the aim of launching commercial operations from 2023. Several

Chinese warships stop in Australia buy crates of baby milk - FBP International

China has condemned Australian news reports of a surprise visit by three of Beijing’s warships to Sydney. Three People’s Liberation Army Navy vessels arrived in Sydney harbour out of the blue as far as residents and, reportedly, even state premier Gladys Berejiklian, were concerned. The show-of-force call by a frigate, supply ship and amphibious warfare vessel was

Free off-peak travel for seniors on Brisbane buses and ferries - FBP International

Seniors will get free trips on Brisbane buses, CityCats and ferries — if they are happy to travel outside rush hour. The Brisbane City Council budget, due to be handed down on Wednesday, will include a $3.1 million payment to the state government to allow the council to provide free off-peak travel for eligible senior

Impact of international students on Australian job market finally revealed - FBP International

While the Department of Immigration doesn’t track the work of international students, new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has provided insights into their impact on the Australian job market for international students. The impact of international students on the Australian job market has been revealed, following new research from the Australian Bureau of

1st time in history: People over 64 outnumber children under 5 - FBP International

As of 2018, the global number of people over the age of 64 officially eclipsed the number under the age of 5, according to a report from Our World In Data. This is the first time in history—or at least, for as long as we’ve been keeping track—that this happened. Every time an advance in medicine