Moving from Dubai to Australia
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International move from Dubai to Australia?
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If you are one of the people going from Dubai back home to Australia because your project or job has stopped, or the project or job of your partner – then it is a good idea to compare quotes from international movers. Not only will you get a better price indication – you are also getting the best mover for your specific situation.
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Tips for moving to Australia
If you are moving from Dubai to Australia keep in mind that things have changed. One of the most important changes is from 2011 in July, the General Skilled Migration program has changed significantly.
From 1st July 2011, the General Skilled Migration program has changed significantly. The points test is changed, and the list of Skilled Occupations and the State and Territory List of Skilled Occupations have been changed as well.
Due to these changes, the first step is to calculate the points. The minimum score is 65 points under the criteria. Below are some basic checks that assist towards your total points score:
- English language ability
- Recent work experience
The second step is to check if your occupation is on the list of Skilled Occupation. Your points score and the description of the occupation will be seriously considered and determined by Australian Migration Office.
Drivers licence tips
If you are a permanent resident visa holder and have a recent driver’s licence from another country, in English or with an official translation, in most states and territories of Australia you are allowed to drive for your first 3 months after arrival.
If you want to drive a car in Australia, you must have the appropriate driver’s licence. In Australia, drivers’ licences are provided by state and local territory governments. You may be asked to pass a practical driving test, a knowledge test, and an eyesight test.
Health Insurance tips Australia
Australia uses a public health system, which is funded by a 1.5% Income Tax. However, the Australian government encourages people to utilize the private health insurance.
There is an international agreement between Australia and a number of other countries in regards to the public health care system. People from the following nine countries are eligible to receive a Medicare card: the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Finland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand and Sweden. People from other countries need to apply for the private health insurance in Australia.