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Claudia and Rachid Ait-Touati (Murraylands / Riverland region) and Mary and Javier Centenera (Mallala region) Stories

After feeling trapped in their home country of Holland, Claudia and Rachid decided it was time to realise Claudia’s childhood dream of moving to Australia. A migration agent advised them they would not be granted an Australian working visa. They didn’t have much money in the bank. If they couldn’t work they wouldn’t last long. But they decided to try their luck. They packed five bags, their young family and headed to Australia on a tourist visa.
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Queensland Health

Queensland Health offers exciting employment opportunities and career pathways for many healthcare professionals.

There are a range of healthcare services and diverse centres, from large technologically advanced tertiary hospitals in our metropolitan and regional cities, to community health centres servicing rural, remote and Aboriginal Torres Strait Island communities.
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Health Workforce Queensland

Health Workforce Queensland recruits and supports doctors, nurses and allied health professionals needed in rural and remote Queensland. Health Workforce Queenslands role is to match the right professionals with the right communities, then help and support them as they provide essential health services to the people who live there.

Working in rural Queensland can offer many benefits including the knowledge that you are really making a difference. Better health isn’t just about seeing a doctor or health professional when you have a health need. Access to healthcare is fundamental to every community’s feeling of self-worth. It’s about stable communities, and knowing that help is there when, where and how it is needed. Knowing that you are part of the healthcare solution provides excellent job satisfaction.
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Family Migration Visas

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Family stream migrants are selected on the basis of their family relationship with their sponsor in Australia. There is no test for skills or language ability as required for skilled stream migrants.

Family stream migration has four main categories—partner, child, parent and other family visa categories.

Partner Visa

There are two visa types in the partner category:

  • a partner visa is for a spouse or de facto partner, including a same-sex partner of an Australian sponsor
  • a prospective marriage visa is for a fiancé who is overseas and plans to marry their Australian sponsor after travelling to Australia.

 

Child Visa

There are three visa types in the child category:

  • a child visa is for a dependent child of an Australian sponsor
  • an adoption visa is for a child adopted outside Australia by an Australian sponsor
  • an orphan relative visa is for a child who is under 18 years of age at the time of application and who cannot be cared for by either parent. The child will be cared for by the Australian sponsor.

 

There is also a temporary visa (dependent child visa) for dependent children of temporary partner visa holders. This visa enables such children to be added to their parent's permanent partner visa application.

Parent Visa 

There are two visa types in the parent category:

  • a parent visa is for parents of an Australian sponsor
  • a contributory parent visa is for parents of an Australian sponsor where the applicant pays a higher visa application charge as a contribution to the cost of their health and welfare in Australia.

 

There is only a limited number of visa places available each year for parent visa applicants, and applicants can expect to wait a number of years for their application to be finalised.

There are more places available for contributory parent visa applicants and application processing times are significantly shorter. However, applicants must pay a higher second visa application charge and a larger Assurance of Support (AoS) bond, with a longer AoS period than parent visa applicants.

Other Family Visa

The other family category consists of the following three visa types:

  • a carer visa is for applicants willing and able to give substantial, continuing assistance to an Australian relative or member of their family who has a medical condition that impairs their ability to attend to the practical aspects of daily life. The need for assistance must be likely to continue for at least two years
  • an aged dependent relative visa is for single, widowed, divorced or formally separated applicants who are dependent on an Australian relative
  • a remaining relative visa is for applicants who have no near relatives outside Australia and are  the brother, sister, child or step equivalent of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen. 

 

 If you are seeking specialised migration legal advice please send an e-mail: here or view migration law firm's website: here

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Murraylands and Riverland Region

The region’s facilities include 73 schools, 3 Technical and Further Education Colleges, 12 hospitals and a Rural Medical Training Centre operated by the Flinders University of South Australia. 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.

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  • Vineyard Workshop Mechanic (Murraylands and Riverland Region) 2 July Local employer is seeking someone with good knowledge of mechanical duties for mechanical repairs in their workshop. The successful applicant will be required to work on various vineyard machinery such as grape harvesters, trucks and tractors and also capable of working on their vineyard. Applicants must be physically fit, willing to work flexible hours and have a 'can-do' attitude.
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  • Pharmacist (Mid North and Yorke Region) Applications Close: 5 July Seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Pharmacist with experience working within a
    multidisciplinary team environment, you will apply general clinical experience,
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