True Blue Migration Blog

Why the lure of living in Perth is increasingly hard to resist

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Ask people to name 5 Australian cities, and there’s a fair chance that Perth will not be on the list. With the focus always on the eastern coast, many people forget that there is a vibrant and buzzing population on the opposite side of the country. Known for its stunning natural beauty, Perth has recently seen steep growth in migration and has become an incredibly popular location for people all over the world to flock to for work – whether they live in the hustle and bustle of the main city or commute over long distances. There’s no doubt that […]

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Your guide to celebrating St Patrick’s Day in Australia

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It’s common knowledge that Australians know how to throw a party, but how do they compare with the Irish? Australia has a huge population of Irish residents – the country is now the third most popular destination for Irish citizens to move to, after the UK and the US. With such a large population living in Australia, Irish residents have developed a strong community. There are plenty of Irish bars, markets and Sydney even publishes a newspaper named the Irish Echo. Luke O’Neill, editor of the Irish Echo, told the Guardian in a 2013 interview that Ireland is the third […]

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The outlook is bright for builders Down Under

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If you are an expat builder seeking employment opportunities in Australia, then the construction world is your oyster, it seems. The latest figures from the building and construction survey conducted by Master Builders Australia revealed that the Australian construction industry is on the rise, particularly in Melbourne. Confidence in the sector has continued to grow during the last year, as the increasing population means that the demand for residential property and commercial buildings is increasing at pace. According to the survey, construction companies have confirmed that they will be looking to hire more staff and subcontractors over the next year. […]

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