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Stay Longer With Temporary Graduate Subclass 485 Visa

Want to stay longer in Australia after you graduate? Now you can! If you’re studying for a degree or higher at an Australian education institution – and you applied for your first student visa after 5 November 2011 – then you may be eligible for the Temporary Graduate Subclass 485 Visa in the Post-Study Work Stream. This visa has many benefits and is a great option for graduates who want to remain in Australia and work on a full-time basis, gaining valuable post-study experience. The Subclass 485 Visa can be offered for a 2-4 year period, depending on the type […]


Why the Cost of Living in Australia is Often Overblown

If your heart is set on moving  Down Under on a permanent basis, don’t let horror stories about the cost of living in Australia put you off. In the past few years, Aussie cities have regularly featured in the top ten of Global Cost of Living Indexes, but times have changed. Indeed, the latest Cost of Living Rankings report produced by Mercer – which was published in July 2014 – showed that Melbourne, Sydney and Perth have slipped way down the list of most expensive cities. What has happened? According to Mercer, the local currency has depreciated against the US […]