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Generation Relocation – A Fresh Approach to Millennial Moves

It's no surprise that Millennials are relocating at a higher rate than ever before. They bring with them benefits such as eagerness to learn and advance in the workplace, open-mindedness, updated qualifications, and company diversity. Oftentimes, Millennials are also a more cost-effective addition to the team.   At Expat International, we want to help you [...]

Expat is heading to the WERC Global Workforce Symposium this October!

Soaring bridging visas in sight – Immigration crackdown may not be the whole truth

The most recent Department statistics show that on 31 March 2018 there were 194,875 people in Australia on bridging visas, up by 41,066 on the same date last year and the number keeps on rising due to the government’s lack of action on finalising most substantive* applications already in the pipeline. While the Department of [...]

Expat CEO receives Worldwide ERC 2017 Distinguished Service Award

Expat International is very pleased to announce that our very own CEO, Margaret McCartney, has been conferred a Distinguished Service Award by the Worldwide ERC® – The Association for Workforce Mobility. The Distinguished Service Award was given in recognition of Margaret’s continuous dedicated service and outstanding professional contributions to Worldwide ERC® and the global workforce mobility business [...]

July 1 Changes to the Subclass 457 Visa, and other visa schemes

Last April, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the upcoming abolition of the Subclass 457 Temporary Skilled Work visa, replacing it with the more intensive Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa stream. Changes are being rolled out in stages, and here are the changes coming into effect on the 1st of July 2017: Police Clearance All 457 [...]

The U.S. and the UK pass ban on electronic items in cabin on flights originating from the Middle East

The U.S. has passed a ban to prevent electronics larger than a mobile phone bin the cabin on flights originating from the following cities: Cairo, Istanbul, Kuwait, Doha, Casablanca, Amman, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi. This only applies to direct flights, meaning if the one leg of the flight does not originate from one [...]

Changes to Fast Food Industry Labour Agreement 457 Visa – Putting Australian Workers First

As of March 2, 2017, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has ended the Fast Food Industry Labour Agreement, which the Gillard government introduced in 2012 due to a labour shortage in fast food workers. Around 500 workers were brought in on the agreement, with McDonald's bringing in nearly 300 employees, KFC bringing in nearly 100 employees [...]

Expanding into International Markets? – Why Companies Need Mobility Support

The trend of moving crucial employees to establish and manage the business in new markets or undertake projects has not diminished.  We have noticed there has been a steady increase in small to medium size companies transferring employees as the globalisation of business continues to grow. The relocation of people presents unique challenges and opportunities [...]

Expat International is Here to Help You Move to Australia!

As the winds of change sweep over the land, the world holds its breath for what might be an oncoming storm. For those who have not heard Donald Trump has won the race to the white house and will soon be the 45th President of the United States of America. Social media is in a frenzy [...]

Let’s Talk About the Weather.

They say that to talk about the weather is to exhibit a narrow mind in the grand scheme of conversational topics. We here at Expat International disagree entirely. The weather has become such a hot topic over the last few years that to not talk about it or to simply disregard it as a factor [...]