How much do we have to pay to get a 3-month visitor visa to Australia from India?

Cost me about INR 9200 overallMore details here Australia tourist visa 2018 VFS process for Indians

Why do some Australians migrate?

For almost all young Australians, an essential feature of growing up is "The Trip," going to England on a work permit, living in utter squalor for several months with a group of similarly-minded young people in London, doing a van trip around Europe, maybe spending some time in Canada and the USA but eventually heading back to

Do Australians like migrants?

Apart from the Aboriginal people, Australians ARE migrants.And I'm not even talking arrived with the first fleet 200 years ago migrants.Most Australians have arrived in this country very, very recently. At the 2016 census 36% of the population were born in another country. 75% of the rest have at least one

How do Australian people feel about immigrants?

I'll offer a different point of view.One of the best things about Australia (Canada do this, too) is the immigration system. It's almost a completely blind meritocracy. Your skin colour, personal beliefs, sexual orientation (I found, anyway) are pretty much irrelevant. All that

How open are Australians to immigrants?

Generally speaking, yes, Australians are open to immigrants. However if people come from cultures that rely strongly on support from families and friends, they can be in for a rude shock. Australians tend to favour individual independence and expect immigrants to just get on with their lives more or less unassisted

Is Australia really racist toward immigrants?

Probably much less than many other countries, including Italy where I come from. Australia makes it very easy for migrants to settle in and in general Australians are used to, and comfortable with, living in a multi-ethnic society. But there are exceptions: there is a growing degree of suspicion and animosity towards Muslims. Migrants from sub-Saharan

Is there an Asian-Australian identity?

Allow me to answer with a real-life story that I know about.A young couple met each other in Australia while studying and decided to get married. The young woman comes from a well-off family in conservative northern rural Vietnam, and they initially strongly objected that

What do Australians think of skilled immigrants from developing countries?

I think it is horses for courses. I am second generation Asian Australian and my ancestry is south east asian. I also run a fairly sized family company that requires certain skilled employees with university qualifications. It is also one of the few industries where 95 out a 100 people must be skilled.As

What do Australians think of South African immigrants?

The first South African I met - who literally got off the plane the day before - reduced a couple of the support staff in the office to tears by morning tea because of his arrogance and the demeaning way in which he spoke to them. I took him aside and explained that a softly, softly approach was probably

What does Australia Day mean to migrants?

Well I can't speak for everyone but I will say what it means to me. For me Australia Day isn't about the arrival of the first fleet, it isn't about the Frontier Wars or genocide or anything of the sort. It is about celebrating what Australia has become since then. It is about celebrating the

What does it mean to be Asian Australian?

It means being part of a growing demographic in the country. Asians make up about 39% of the overseas-born population in Australia, according to last year's census data. More than people born in European countries, which makes up

How do Australian people feel about immigrants?

I'll offer a different point of view.One of the best things about Australia (Canada do this, too) is the immigration system. It's almost a completely blind meritocracy. Your skin colour, personal beliefs, sexual orientation (I found, anyway) are pretty much irrelevant. All that

How open are Australians to immigrants?

Generally speaking, yes, Australians are open to immigrants. However if people come from cultures that rely strongly on support from families and friends, they can be in for a rude shock. Australians tend to favour individual independence and expect immigrants to just get on with their lives more or less unassisted

Is Australia really racist toward immigrants?

Probably much less than many other countries, including Italy where I come from. Australia makes it very easy for migrants to settle in and in general Australians are used to, and comfortable with, living in a multi-ethnic society. But there are exceptions: there is a growing degree of suspicion and animosity towards Muslims. Migrants from sub-Saharan

Is there an Asian-Australian identity?

Allow me to answer with a real-life story that I know about.A young couple met each other in Australia while studying and decided to get married. The young woman comes from a well-off family in conservative northern rural Vietnam, and they initially strongly objected that

What do Australians think of skilled immigrants from developing countries?

I think it is horses for courses. I am second generation Asian Australian and my ancestry is south east asian. I also run a fairly sized family company that requires certain skilled employees with university qualifications. It is also one of the few industries where 95 out a 100 people must be skilled.As

What do Australians think of South African immigrants?

The first South African I met - who literally got off the plane the day before - reduced a couple of the support staff in the office to tears by morning tea because of his arrogance and the demeaning way in which he spoke to them. I took him aside and explained that a softly, softly approach was probably

What does Australia Day mean to migrants?

Well I can't speak for everyone but I will say what it means to me. For me Australia Day isn't about the arrival of the first fleet, it isn't about the Frontier Wars or genocide or anything of the sort. It is about celebrating what Australia has become since then. It is about celebrating the

What does it mean to be Asian Australian?

It means being part of a growing demographic in the country. Asians make up about 39% of the overseas-born population in Australia, according to last year's census data. More than people born in European countries, which makes up

What was your biggest cultural shock after settling in Australia?

It took me some time to understand the egalitarian culture brought by the Irish settlers in Australia. Absence of class at all walks of life such as within the primary, secondary and tertiary levels of education, in Sports or during the community places such

Which is better to immigrate to, Australia or New Zealand?

I am anArabic ..... That's nice. Would you like to become an Australian or a New Zealander? If you move here your kids will speak English with our accent, and will have our values. You will always be an Arab, but your kids and their kids will be Aussies or

Can a student apply for Australian student visa whose student visa application for New Zealand is declined?

Yes definitely you can apply again. You can get the professional assistance from Mega Immigration & Study Visa Consultants. Mega Immigration has gained a remarkable position and successfully acquired many student visas. We have an excellent team of professional counsellors who are

What are things that someone needs to know before migrating to Sydney, Australia?

You need a lot of money, be prepared for very long commuter distances and commuter time and leave most of your cultural assumptions about Australia behind you. It is much more socioeconomically stratified than Australian care to admit to. No special winter clothing is needed just a jumper. It is definitely

Which is better and easier to immigrate among Australia, Canada, the US, and New Zealand?

Australia is the country that has the most Comprehensive Immigration Policy of the Western Countries.the Process is simple and straightforward.Australia has shown that Since 1950 that she embraces all of her Citizens no matter there are backgrounds.If you were to query other Lawyers and Professionals you would

Do you regret moving to Australia?

I am originally from India where I completed my education and worked for a few years. I moved to Australia in 2015 after getting my Permanent Residency. Back in 2013 (when I applied for Australian residency) it was very easy to obtain Permanent Residence

For an Indian, which is better country to immigrate- Australia or Canada?

I have lived in both the countries, currently in Canada for about an year and I don't find it as good as Australia. Based on my personal experience, I would suggest Australia based on comparison between Perth and Calgary. Sydney and Toronto would be different when you look into details however, would not make much

How good are New Zealand and Australia for new migrants?

As a migrant and naturalised New Zealander, I can mainly speak for New Zealand. New Zealand and Australia are very similar given their shared British settler origins. New Zealand and Australia have relatively low corruption, high living standards, and a high level of political accountability. We

Is it easier to migrate to Australia or New Zealand? Why?

It's not easy to migrate to different country. I was trying to get a PR in Australia long time ago and finally, I've got a citizenship last year. I used 13 years to get it. If I could go to UNI here, it was easy

My Australian visa was denied. Can it affect my New Zealand visa application?

Yes one can definitely apply for NZ even if he has been refused the visa from Australia. There is no relationship between 2 countries when it comes to visa decision given that visa is not refused due to reasons like fake document etc.NZ study visa procedure is lot easier as compared to that

What should an Indian know before going to work/study in Australia?

There are many opportunities in Australia. But it depends on what type of interest you have. If you have some good ideas, knowledge and skills then you can easily earn some money along with your studies. Many students in Australia are working and earning money enough for them and also making a lot of