Dream Australia

Welcome to Dream Australia

If you are looking to migrate to Australia for work, study and/or lifestyle, the Dream Australia multi-media platform will allow you to see first hand through free video podcasts and television stories the breadth of opportunities which exist across Australia.  You now have a visual guide into the many different local communities, workplaces and/or education institutions spread across Australia.

Dream Australia explores and captures the diversity, the energy and the rhythm of Australia through the eyes of the people who have come to live in this great land. The good and the bad, the difficulty of making a new life, the hopes and the aspirations people have for the future. 

Australia is a very large and diverse country.  From the tropical north to the mineral rich west, from the Snowy Mountains to the glistening cities of the coast to the wild and rugged south and hot arid deserts of the red centre, each State, each region, each city has its own unique character.

And every person has their own experience and perceptions of life in Australia – their own story to tell.  Their own sense of place.

If you are thinking about migrating to Australia for work or study then become a Dream Australia member. 

As a member you will receive regular e-newsletters and alerts with the latest Australian job vacancies, free immigration advice, education, company, industry and regional profiles and much more.  Best of all, it is free: joinand like the Dream Australia Facebook page to view new video links.

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Discover Australia

Regional Australia offers international holiday-makers with an exclusive opportunity to explore landscapes of remarkable diversity and natural beauties that are not found anywhere else in the world.  If you are planning a holiday 'Down Under' make sure you adventure outside the major capital cities to appreciate what Australia really has to offer. 

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WANT A JOB?
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  • Mechanical/Trades (Multiple Positions) - Roy Hill (McConnell Dowell) Applications Close 31 October 2014 Our Civil and Marine department are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced applicants across a variety of disciplines for our Roy Hill Construction project.
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  • General Practitioner, Maryborough Queensland (Health Workforce Queensland) A Maryborough GP practice is looking for an experienced GP to join its practice. The doctor is required to work on a permanent full time basis and provide a full range of general practice services to a large patient base. The practice is offering remuneration of 60% of the doctor's receipts. A more detailed position description is available upon request
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  • Allied Health - Advanced (Queensland Health) Applications Close 20 October 2014 Provide clinical expertise and leadership to their designated service of allied health professionals and support staff to enhance integration and responsiveness of allied health services in order to better meet consumer and organisational needs.
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Migration Advice

Australian Migration law is very complex and constantly changing, which can make it difficult for people to prepare a successful application without professional assistance. Applicants who are unaware of the complexities of Australian migration law, application policies and processes can risk harming their case which will often result in visa refusal. For onshore applicants, this may also result in needing to leave the country and reapplying from outside the country.
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Dream Australia

A free e-magazine that provides in-depth features on topical issues relating to work, education and lifestyle/tourism in Australia.

TV Series

Anelia Blackie (Limestone Coast Region) and Kuol and Mel Baak Stories

In the 1970s, Anelia’s father could see the writing on the wall. He knew that the escalating violence in South Africa would have implications for his family. However, the children weren’t interested as they were about to spread their wings and leave the family nest.

It was only after Anelia’s father passed away that they realised his prediction was coming true.
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Company Spotlight

Italian family builds business dream in the Barossa Region

"Our dream was to start a business around food and wine, and when we discovered Angaston in the Barossa Valley region, with its weekly Barossa Farmers Market, beautiful fresh farm gate produce and an incredible group of like-minded people who were passionate about sustainable farming and whose motto was ‘buy local’, we instantly thought we could create something there and build a future for our babies, Sofia and Filippo. After all the wonderful places we had visited in Europe, we never imagined that we would find what we were looking for in Angaston in South Australia"

When the Carboni family arrived on Australia’s shores in 2011 they were destined for Melbourne. But a close friend managed to lure them to the Barossa Valley region in South Australia - a place famous for its local food produce and world renowned for its wonderful wines. Their friend insisted they would full in love with the stunning landscape, the friendly people and the relaxed outdoor lifestyle.

In Italy, Matteo had spent 5 years at the Academia Barilla in Parma, a culinary institution dedicated to the teaching of the art of Italian gastronomy. It was here that his skills as a teacher were discovered, resulting in him conducting cooking classes and demonstrations and teaching team building courses for clients from around the world.

Parma is known around the world as Italy’s ‘Food Valley’ as it is the home of Parimgiano Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma and from nearby – the famous balsamic vinegar of Modena. Before the birth of their daughter in 2010, they would work during the week and travel on weekends exploring the regional food and wine culture.

Matteo and Fiona Carboni were keen to establish their own food business. However, Italy was and is still suffering from the effects of the GFC and small businesses, especially in food service, struggle to keep their businesses afloat, especially with Italy’s high taxes that change regularly.
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Business and Investment Visa Programme

Australian Governments are actively encouraging business migrants to set up businesses in regional, rural or low growth areas of Australia.

The business skills visas are designed to attract successful business people to settle in Australia and use their proven skills to support local economies and generate employment outcomes.
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Yorke and Mid North Region

The Yorke and Mid North region is renowned for its diversity and beauty ranging from superb rural panoramas to rugged coastal locations and culturally unique townships and settlements. The region extends across approximately 35,000 square kilometres and currently has a population of 74,249 people, representing almost a quarter of the regional population of South Australia.

Emerging industries include mining and renewable energy production. The region’s traditional broad acre farming, viticulture and forestry base is now complemented by value-adding processing and finishing, an expanding services sector and emerging tourism markets. The region is also home to the largest integrated lead-zinc-silver smelter in the world (at Port Pirie) and has a strong industrial sector supporting local agri-business and mining operations.
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Murraylands / Riverland Region

The region’s diverse multi-cultural community includes people from India, the Philippines, China, the U.K., Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Bhutan and the Sudan. Most have been attracted to this region through Australia’s Skilled Migration program.

The major areas of employment in the region include;
Agriculture 19.2%
Health Care & Social Assistance 12.7%
Manufacturing 9.6%
Retail 9%
Education & Training 7.4%
Construction 5.7%

Currently, there is a demand for skilled workers in a range of industries including intensive animal production, horticulture and manufacturing as well as opportunities in the provision of professional services.
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