Living in Australia
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
| Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Australia
| Business and Economy in Australia
American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, www.amcham.com.au . Suite 4, Gloucester Walk, 88 Cumberland Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. Tel: (02) 9241 1907; Fax: (02) 9251 5220; firstname.lastname@example.org
International Monetary Fund promotes financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 184 member countries. The website provides country information (with a section on Australia) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including export business in Australia.
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its members, including Australia .
| Education and Study in Australia
See our section on Study Abroad in Australia for more.
|South Australian Government Schools
South Australian Government Schools provide exciting study abroad experiences for international primary and high school students from all over the world. You will have the opportunity to learn and improve your English, receive a good education, participate in extra-curricular activities and make friends. You can choose to study in a metropolitan school in the capital city of Adelaide or in one of South Australia's regional schools. Comprehensive student support services include an orientation program, homestay accommodation services, subject counseling, ongoing English language support and 24 hour emergency contact.
Dates: Programs are available all year round.You can commence study at the beginning of the school term or mid-term..
Cost: You can view all program costs on the South Australian Government Schools website.
Contact: South Australian Government Schools, GPO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001.
Tel/Fax: +618 82263402; +618 8226 3655
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Australia
AlloExpat.com is an information and resource portal for expatriates living in or moving to the Asia-Pacific region, including an online forum for expatriates in Australia .
ASA Consultants Pty Ltd, www.australia-migration.com, is an Australian consulting firm specializing in immigration and visas to Australia.
Asia Expats Forum is a community forum for expatriates living in Asia, with country-specific discussion groups including an Australia/New Zealand Expat Forum.
Askalo Australia, www.askalo.com.au, is a Q&A community which allows expats to ask their own questions about any local topic and share their own tips and recommendations. This is an expat tool to help everyone discover useful experiences in all major cities across Australia.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links about Australia .
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Australia .
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Australia, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Living in Australia, www.livingin-australia.com, is another website about emigrating to Australia and living In Australia.
Life in Australia, www.immi.gov.au/living-in-australia/index.htm, is a section of the website of the Australian Department of Immigration and Cultural Affairs, providing useful information on working and living in Australia.
Live in Victoria, www.liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au/living-in-victoria, is a government website providing information about immigrating to Australia and living in Victoria.
Locanto Australia, www.locanto.com.au, is a classifieds community which allows expats to buy, sell, and trade goods, meet new people and more in every city in Australia.
Migrationexpert.com, www.migrationexpert.com.au, is an online immigration service, providing useful information for those wanting to live, work and study in Australia.
Newcomers Club Worldwide Directories is a worldwide directory of newcomers clubs for newly arrived expatriates, including Australia .
Working in Australia.com, www.workingin-australia.com, provides a lot of information for those interested in working and living in Australia.
Yalwa Australia, www.yalwa.com.au, a business directory which allows expats to quickly locate and browse various local services offered in every city in Australia.
Yanks Down-Under/Mates Up-Over, www.matesupover.com, provides support for Australians living in North America and expatriate North Americans living in Australia, with discussion forums, chat, stories, etc.
| Government and International Organizations for Australia
Australian Government Entry Point, www.australia.gov.au
Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, www.dfat.gov.au
Australian Department of Immigration and Cultural Affairs, www.immi.gov.au
Asia Society, www.AsiaSociety.org, is an international organization promoting collaboration and understanding between people in Asia and the U.S. There is a regional center in Melbourne.
| News and Media in Australia
The Sydney Morning Herald, www.smh.com.au.
Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Australia.
Live-radio.net, www.live-radio.net/info.shtml, provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Australia.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Australia.
| Recommended Reading on Australia
Australia Eyewitness Travel Guides
Fodor's Australia (Fodor's Gold Guides)
Lonely Planet Australia
Let's Go Australia
Living And Working In Australia: A Survival Handbook
Moon Handbooks Australia
The Rough Guide to Australia
Travelers' Tales Australia
Living and Working in Australia
Working & Living Australia
National Geographic Traveler: Australia
Culture Smart! Australia
The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding
| Travel Information on Australia
|Tourism Australia, www.australia.com, is the official site of the Australian Tourist Commission.
Fodor's provides destination guides for most countries in Australasia, including Australia
|Frommer's provides destination guides for countries worldwide, with a section on the South Pacific, including Australia.
|Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on the Pacific, including Australia.
|New York Times Travel provides Destination Guides for most countries, with a section on the Pacific, including Australia.
|Rough Guides Destinations offer a lot of useful travel advice and information for most countries, with a section on Australasia, including Australia.