Your guide to migrating to Queensland: tips on looking for work


So you are looking for work in Queensland? Here are some handy tips to help you with your job search.   Where should I search? You can browse job search websites, local newspaper job advertisements and social networks, and even register with a recruitment agent in your area. Some of these job search sites are … Continued

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Enjoy delicious food, incredible music and fantastic company at Eats and Beats. Image Courtesy of the Logan City Council.

Council region spotlight: City of Logan


The City of Logan is home to more than 300,000 people, from 217 different cultures. It is part of the Greater Brisbane region, and as a city, celebrates its diversity and the rich and varied lifestyle it offers. Logan is a young city with over 40 per cent of residents aged 30 or younger, adding energy … Continued

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Your guide to migrating to Queensland: engineering registration


It is a requirement of the Professional Engineers Act (QLD) that professional engineering services in Queensland or for Queensland are carried out by a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) or alternatively by a person who carries out the services under the direct supervision of a RPEQ who is ultimately responsible. BSMQ requires offshore applicants … Continued

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Important information for Queensland skilled and business visa holders

Important information for Queensland skilled and business visa holders


Congratulations on being nominated by Queensland. As a Queensland state nominated visa holder, you must advise BSMQ by email (migration@qld.gov.au) of your residential address and contact details once you are living in permanent accommodation and must continue to notify BSMQ of subsequent changes to your residential address and contact details during the period of your visa. If you … Continued

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Department of Home Affairs

Important notice: newly formed Department of Home Affairs


As of 20 December 2017, all visa and citizenship services are part of the newly formed Department of Home Affairs (DHA) www.homeaffairs.gov.au, replacing the previous Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP). A new organisational structure which reflects how the work and functions of Home Affairs will be aligned in the future will come into effect … Continued

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Star trails in Central West Queensland

Regions of Queensland: what’s new in Central West Queensland


Did you know? Central West Queensland is known for wide open skies and a dry warm climate. The major towns includes Barcaldine, Longreach, Birdsville, Winton and Mount Isa. You can even find dinosaur footprints and fossils near Winton, Australia, camel racing in Boulia and where man meets beast in the Mount Isa Mines Rotary Rodeo. … Continued

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Visa updates

Important notice for Significant Investor Visa (SIV) holders (subclass 188)


Please note this notice does not constitute legal advice and we would highly recommend you seek the advice of a registered migration agent as to your individual circumstances. Lodgement of visa subclass 888 application If you applied for your provisional visa (subclass 188) in the Significant Investor stream prior to 1 July 2015, you are eligible to … Continued

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