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Need a Temporary or Permanent Visa to Australia? All the information you require to make a decision and advise and guidance.

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Work Visa Australia

Want to live and work in Australia? Australia needs skilled workers! Over 200,000 jobs are advertised weekly, and the unemployment rate is the lowest in years.

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Work & Holiday in Australia

Australian Working Holiday visa provides opportunities for people between 18 and 30 years of age from some countries to work and holiday in Australia.

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Visitor Visa (ETA) to Australia

Are you planning on travelling to Australia to visit family and friends? The Australian Government has now made it possible to arrange an ETA via the Internet. Issued Online.

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Student Visa to Australia

Would you like to study in Australia? Each year over 150,000 international students from around 140 countries drawn to Australia to study, work and live in Australia. Find out if you are one of the lucky ones.

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Business Visa Australia

Want to manage, purchase or set up a business in Australia? The Business Skills Visa class encourages successful business people to settle permanently in Australia and contribute to the Australian economy by developing new or existing businesses.

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History


The original inhabitants of Australia were the Aborigines who probably landed on the island continent around 40,000 years ago. It seems that the Aborigines were a largely peaceful people living in many different tribes across the vast landscape.

On 26 January 1788, the British arrived and claimed Australia for its own, claiming the land as ‘terra nullius’, or, before conquest, ‘empty land’. Though most Australians would appear to recognize now that the land was not indeed ‘empty land’ at the time of British settlement, this day is still celebrated as ‘Australia Day’ and is a national holiday.

Although many British settlers from that time onwards were convicts – many of whom were sentenced to exile for what would appear to be very trivial crimes today – and therefore the population was predominantly Anglo-European in origin, the makeup of the Australian people changed vastly during the 20th century.

After World War II, Australia accepted many immigrants from a war-torn Europe, particularly from Italy and Greece, and since the 1970’s there have been huge increases in Asian immigration to its shores. The very many cultures and races living harmoniously in Australia in the 21st century is testament to the success of its own particular brand of modern multiculturalism.






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