Employment and Business in Australia

Employment The average Australian annual wage is US$ 44,983 (source: OECD), while the unemployment rate, as a percentage of the total work force, is 5.1% (of whom 18.9% have been unemployed for more than a year). There are a total of 2 standard procedures that must be followed when starting up a new business, with the minimum start-up time being 2 days (source: World Bank).



Moving to Australia

If you are considering moving to Australia or are soon to depart, you can find helpful information and advice in the Expat Briefing dedicated Australian section including; details of immigration and visas, Australian forums, Australian event listings and service providers in Australia.


Living in Australia

From your safety to shoppingliving in Australia can yield great benefits as well as occasional drawbacks.  Find your feet and stay abreast of the latest developments affecting expats in Australia with relevant news and up-to-date information.


Working in Australia

Working in Australia can be rewarding as well as stressful, if you don't plan ahead and fulfill any legal requirements. Find out about visas and passports, owning and operating a company in Australia, and general Australian culture of the labour market.



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