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Here’s why you want to leave Sydney !

A pretentious, stressful trap: Here's why you want to leave Sydney (and why you'll be back) Sydney is famous for many things: pristine beaches, the glittering harbour and landmarks like the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. But since being crowned Australia's most unaffordable place to live, rumour has it that everyone living in the Emerald City has an escape plan. So we asked our ABC audience if they're going [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

Congratulations Colleen on your 10 years with OSS World Wide Movers

Thanks for being such a valuable team member and always bringing such a positive vibe to our workplace. All of us at OSS World Wide Movers wish you a fantastic day 😁❤️ ⭐ 🍰 🚚 #OSSWORLDWIDEMOVERS If you would like to speak with an OSS consultant about your next overseas move please contact us for more information

By |May 25th, 2018|Categories: Moving News|0 Comments

Australia could double annual migration by 2054 and boost economy

Committee for Economic Development of Australia report says the increase would bring enormous economic benefits for the average person. With better long-term planning around population growth, infrastructure, urban congestion and the environment, Australians would benefit greatly from annual permanent migration doubling by 2054. Australia could double its annual permanent migration over the next 40 years and reap significant economic benefits for the average person, according to a new report. [...]

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Boost the migration intake but relieve population pressures on big cities

Australia has a lot to gain from ramping up its migration intake but the current flow of new arrivals into Sydney and Melbourne will not be sustainable unless policies change, a report says. Annual permanent migration could be doubled over the next 40 years and deliver "significant per capita economic benefit", research by lobby group the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) shows. But this can only occur [...]

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New Australian visa and points test changes for skilled migration

A new category of visa to attract and retain the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent is now open to new applications. The Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Peter Dutton said the Government was driving economic growth through innovation, including through our Business Innovation and Investment visa program. "The new Entrepreneur visa provides a pathway to permanent residence and allows entrepreneurs with $200,000 in funding from a specified third [...]

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Christmas dinner abroad: what expats miss most

If you live overseas, or go away for Christmas, which festive fare do you crave? Or are you happy to be far from turkey, sprouts and all the trimmings? Whether you long for mince pies, figgy pudding, pigs-in-blankets or roast turkey, festive cravings are a powerful thing – particularly when you are spending Christmas overseas. Honor Marks, Simon Woods and their 12-year-old daughter Holly Woods have lived near the [...]

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How many migrants does Australia take every year?

Just how many people move to Australia every year? It seems straightforward, but ANU migration researcher (Henry Sherrell) and Inside Story contributing editor (Peter Mares) find that it is anything but. Towards the end of ABC TV’s special “Sovereign Borders“ edition of Q&A last week came an intriguing but frustrating back-and-forth about the number of migrants Australia welcomes each year. The key protagonists were Shen Narayanasamy, GetUp’s human rights [...]

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New statistics show more Australian are moving overseas

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics suggest that more Australians are permanently moving overseas to take advantage of business opportunities. The Australian Bureau of Statistics say in the year to April, more than 92,000 Australians permanently departed the country, an increase of nearly 5.5 per cent on the previous year.While New Zealand was the number one destination, Asian nations featured prominently in the top 10, with Singapore and [...]

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