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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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Migration Advice

People from nearly every continent have migrated to Australia to begin what, for them, was a new and better life. Their hopes and ambitions came with them and their drive to succeed has had a profound impact on the Australian economy, Australian society and on the nature of the country as a whole.
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University College London, Australia

University College London, Australia is an integral part of University College London (UCL) – one of the foremost academic institutions in the world. UCL is a true academic powerhouse, currently ranked fourth in the QS World University Rankings 2013, with no fewer than 21 Nobel Prize winners within our community.
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Geologist

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Geologists study the nature, composition and structure of the earth to increase scientific knowledge. They locate materials and minerals, and advise on the extraction of minerals, environmental protection and rehabilitation of land after mining. 

Duties

  • Explore specific areas of the earth to work out its structure and the types of rocks or minerals that exist;
  • Study rock cores, cuttings and samples;
  • Study geostatistics and sampling theory;
  • Study fossilised life forms and date rock strata;
  • Study the nature and effects of natural events such as erosion, sedimentation, glaciation, earthquakes and volcanic hazards;
  • Locate and manage ground water resources, investigate ground water contamination and land salinity;
  • Undertake geochemical sampling of stream sediment and soils;
  • Undertake ground magnetic and gravity surveys;
  • Examine geological specimens in laboratories using optical and electron microscopes, X-ray diffraction, chemical and mechanical techniques;
  • Assist in determining the economic viability of extracting earth resources;
  • Advise on the geological suitability of sites for structures such as tunnels, roads, coastal installations, bridges and water supply schemes;
  • Contribute to environmental assessments such as land use, planning and rehabilitation and the effects of pollution on seabeds;
  • Use computers to integrate and interpret data sets of geological information;
  • Prepare geological models to describe processes and predict future situations; and
  • Prepare geological reports and maps.

 

Skills Required

  • Enjoy technical and engineering activities;
  • Willing to adhere to safety requirements;
  • Able to work as part of a team;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Able to prepare accurate records and reports;
  • Physically fit; and
  • Prepared to work outdoors in a range of environments.

 

Salary range $80,000 to $140,000.00

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