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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2010
australia the education destination | 7 9 Need to pay foreign study fees? Is the bank taking more than their fair share of your money? Better Rates ~ Lower Fees ~ BEST DEAL Currency Online offers you: 24 hour money transfer service. Full online account and transaction history. Immediate transfers, or lock in today’s rate for future payments. Get better rates by using market orders. Safe and secure - over 20 years in business. To learn more contact Currency Online at email@example.com or visit: www.currencyonline.com Let the money transfer specialists at Currency Online help you keep more of your money. applications and visas 4. Your skills and qualifications must relate to a job that is part of the Skilled Occupation List (explained below). As part of your application, you will need to have a health examination at a Health Services Australia office and a criminal records check with the Australian Federal Police. Note that the skilled migration program aims to meet the needs of the economy. You should not make educational choices solely on the basis of hoping to achieve residency, as the program will continue to adapt to Australia’s economic needs. If you find that you need to study for further qualifications before applying for a permanent residency visa, you can apply for an 18 month temporary visa to extend your stay. In this case, you do not have to pass a points test but you must already have a recent Australian qualification as a result of at least two years of study. The Skilled Occupation List The Skilled Occupation List details jobs that are in demand in Australia. The list covers a wide range of occupations at all employment levels – managers and administrators, professionals, associate professionals, and tradespersons and related workers. The Australian Government also has a critical skills list of occupations in high demand including engineering, medicine, information technology and the construction trade. Find out more Department of Immigration and Citizenship www.immi.gov.au/immigration General Skilled Migration program www.immi.gov.au/skilled/general-skilled-migration/ Doctors and nurses www.immi.gov.au/skilled/medical-practitioners/ Skilled Occupation List www.immi.gov.au/allforms/pdf/1121i.pdf OCCUPATIONS IN DEMAND Australia needs qualified migrants to meet its skills shortages. Here are some jobs that are in demand as at December 2009. (Note that list of jobs in demand changes with the Australian economy.) Accountant • Aircraft maintenance • engineer Anaesthetist • Dentist • Chemical engineer • Occupational therapist • Physiotherapist • Surveyor • Radiologist • Computing professional • Photo credits: R to Left previous page, Tourism Tasmania and Garry Moore, Canberra Tourism.
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