Dream Australia

TV Series

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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WOMADelaide (6 - 9 March 2015)

Over 4 unforgettable days and nights in March, Adelaide's glorious Botanic Park hosts a journey of remarkable performances by over 400 of the world's top traditional and contemporary musicians, artists, dancers and thinkers from every corner of the globe. The 2015 program features performances and workshops across 7 stages, a KidZone activity area, street theatre and visual artists, the Taste The World cooking program, The Planet Talks environmental discussions program, Electrolounge, Artists in Conversation and over 100 amazing food, retail and charity stalls.
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Adelaide Fringe (13 February - 15 March 2015)

Adelaide Fringe began in 1960 as an alternative to the Adelaide Festival of the Arts which offered only limited opportunity for local artists.

Adelaide Fringe is an annual open-access arts festival run over four weeks in Adelaide. Thousands of artists from around Australia and across the globe participate alongside home-grown talent. Art forms spanning cabaret, comedy, circus & physical theatre, dance, film, theatre, music, visual art and design comprise the program for the festival.
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General Information

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There are many things you will need to consider before moving to Australia. Hopefully the Dream Australia television stories and video podcasts will give you some answers to the questions you may have or haven’t thought about.  For many people moving to Australia they will only consider settling in the major capital cities of Melbourne and Sydney. But there is so much more about Australia beyond these capital cities, which offer an enormous amount of opportunities, including affordable housing and lifestyle.  The regional profiles listed below will give you an insight into the many different local communities spread across Australia.

 

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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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  • Diploma trained child care worker (Campsie) Applications Close: 7 July Applicant must have a mature and passionate approach to work. Excellent communication skills and dealing with children, families and colleagues.
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  • GP Permanent Mackay (Health Workforce Queensland) A Maryborough based Medical Practice is looking for a Permanent General Practitioner for an immediate start. A minimum of 2 years experience is required.
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