Criterion Hotel Motel. Image courtesy of the Rockhampton Regional Council.

Council region spotlight: Rockhampton Regional Council


Rockhampton is recognised globally as the economic heart of Central Queensland, located on the Tropic of Capricorn, about 600km north of Brisbane and around 1000km south of Cairns. Recognised nationally as the beef capital of Australia, beef produced in Rockhampton is exported across the world. In addition to beef, there are a range of emerging agricultural … Continued

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Australian Tax and Investment Seminar for SIV holders

Event: Australian Tax and Investment Seminar for SIV holders


BSMQ, PwC and Westpac jointly held an Australian Tax and Investment Seminar on the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and Australian Asset Allocation on 27 March 2018. There were over 60 attendees, including current migrants, migration agents and other stakeholders. This was an aftercare initiative designed for Queensland Significant Investor Visa (SIV) holders with a Chinese … Continued

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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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