05 Jul 2017

Repatriation

Repatriation or ‘heading home’ after working and living overseas, can be a time of mixed emotions for the expat family. They’re excited to be moving back and reconnecting with family and friends and going back to all that’s familiar. But also sad to be leaving new friendships, interesting experiences and what may have been a charmed and exciting lifestyle.

06 Mar 2017

relocating to Australia from UK

Relocating to Australia from UK can be a daunting prospect for the family. Venturing into the unknown, many thousands of miles from friends, family and all that’s familiar.
But you will be pleasantly surprised to see many similarities and strong connections between the two countries. Same Head of State, English the common language, shared love of sports, to name but a few.

29 Sep 2016

Moving to Norway
If you are moving to Norway from Australia, you would no doubt expect significant lifestyle changes ahead. Europe in general is an absolute smorgasbord of lifestyles and cultures, each quite different from the Australian in many ways. On top of that, Norway is as unique as it gets, even when compared to all the other European countries. Norwegians cherish their way of life and everything...

05 Feb 2016

Visa Processing Australia
The world of Visa Processing is always a challenge. If you happen to be in Human Resources and currently involved in Visa applications for company expatriates moving to Australia, you will find the following information useful. Courtesy of Amanda Tinner of Visa Executive, these hot off the press indicative processing times should be noted and taken into consideration when planning moving...

30 Oct 2014

visa ban from Ebola-affected countries

The Australian Government has recently announced a ban on visas for visitors from Ebola-hit African Countries. The ban is effective immediately, and the Federal Government has stopped processing all visa applications from people wanting to travel to Australia from Ebola-affected countries. All types of visas are affected, including immigration and humanitarian.