Australians all let us rejoice!
When Mr Mum’s gone 2 Aus recently announced that it won’t be long before we can apply for our Australian citizenship, do you know what I responded? “Far out!”
It only seems like yesterday that we were arriving to our temporary accommodation in Sydney, and stressing about preschools and where to live long term; and phrases like “Far out!” sounded very odd.
It was during the recent school holidays that I first realised I’d ramped … Read more
If you’d like to relocate to Australia and want to do this by getting a skilled migration visa, the Australian Department of Immigration recently uploaded a video describing the requirements for obtaining a visa and providing useful links and other information.
In Getting a visa to live and work in Australia Mum describes how Family Mum’s gone 2 Aus obtained visas through the skilled migration program. We used a visa agent to assist with our application.
If you’re arranging … Read more
Have visa will travel
In Getting a visa to live and work in Australia, Mum explains that we received our Permanent Resident Visa (PRV) to live and work in Australia several years before we took the plunge and moved over. By the time we arrived in Australia we only had eight months left on the PRV in our passports.
Moving to Australia: Permanent residency about to run out
Once our initial PRV expired, we knew that if we wanted … Read more
Throughout our dealings with the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship, in London and in Sydney, we’ve always found the department well run, and staffed by professional people. Given the levels of immigration to Australia, the Department ought to be good at what they do, but it makes a pleasant surprise for immigrants when staff are friendly and procedures clearly followed.
It’s no wonder that such a slick Department has embraced the use of social media and … Read more
Mum isn’t a visa specialist and it was never our intention with this site to provide comprehensive advice on how to get a visa to live and work in Australia. There are many different types of visa, different family situations, and the requirements set by the Australian government change regularly. Mum thinks we have visa specialists for a reason, not least because all the documentation is so brain numbing…
Mum’s visa story
Regular readers might be interested to know … Read more