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Working and skilled visas

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For people who are not sponsored by an employer and who have skills in particular occupations required in Australia. Applicants satisfy the age requirement, English language skill, and work experience or a completed eligible Australian qualification.
tyrant008medical laboratory scientist exam
Good day po! pwede po makahingi din ng recalls and tips on AIMS? will take the exam this march. thank you! email add: [email protected], [email protected]

Regional Sponsored Migration

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This visa allows skilled workers (who are nominated by their employer in regional Australia) to live and work in Australia permanently. Occupation must be on the relevant list of eligible skilled occupations to qualify and must have at least Competent English.
helloiamalexaQueensland State Sponsorship
Just saw this in BSMQ's Facebook page. Currently waiting for an invite at 85 points (ANZCO code 261313). Good luck to everyone who's on the same boat! > Important Business Program Updates > > The BSMQ business program will close tonight at 12am (midnight AEST) on 24 February 2021. EOI’s submitted on Skillselect before this time will picked-up and considered for nomination. > Applications already invited and under consideration will continued to be assessed. > We are closing due to the significant backlog of applications currently in our pipeline. > BSMQ will advise in April whether we will open again for the 2020-21 program year.

Family and Partner Visas

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This category is for families of permanent residents or citizens who wish to join their familes in Australia. Various family visa categories are available, from fiances, partners, children, parents and other family members of Australian citizens.
HMC72PARTNER VISA (Subclass 309 & 100)
hi @BlueSand i got my visa approved with direct grant for permanent resident. i applied on my own. Actually kaya naman talaga as long as na ma prove mo na genuine and continuing yung relationship nyo. i did mine as very detailed as possible and very informative, yung isang tingin lang ni case officer, wala na syang alam itanong haha yes, very time consuming but it will pay off. :)

Employer Sponsored Visas

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For lawfully operating Australian and overseas employers to employ approved skilled workers for temporary vacancies in particular occupations required in Australia. Temporary visas can offer a pathway to a permanent visa.
nahodoudehaTSS 482 VISA
Hi. May mag sponsor po sa akin at under 482 MLTSSL yung work na ilalagay. Kailangan ko pa po ba ng Skill Assessment? Required ba talaga nag IELTS kung nakatapos ako ng 5 years in college? Salamat sa mga sasagot

Study and Training Visa

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Student visas are temporary visa that allows student to study in Australia for a specific course duration. Discussion includes steps on how to apply student visa on your own.
Piper003Student Visa (Step by step)
> @hailey said: > Hello po, meron na po ba nag extend ng student visa dito? Ask ko po sana mga requirements if need pa ng NBI clearance ulit... eh nasa AU naman po ako ng two years na. Salamat po sa sasagot No need.

Visitor - Tourist Visa

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For people who intends to visit or extend their stay in Australia for holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational reasons, to visit relatives, friends or for other short-term non-work purposes.
batmanTourist Visa - Parent
> @Shakespeare23 said: > Hi Everyone, It's the time of the year again to renew again my mom-in-law's visa. Anyone here applied tourist visa for their parent/s lately? Just need to know if it got approved and how long did it take. I'll be lodging it for 12months. My mom-in-law has been here for 1yr and 8months already. during our first extension got approved in 5 days. the 2nd extension took a little longer i think a month.

IELTS, PTE and OET Topics

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This Forum is related to International English Language Testing System (IELTS) , PTE , OET corner! Share your tips and tricks to get a high score. Get tips from the experts to in order to get the max score (9.0) !
> @Rizza said: > > @JuanWan11 said: > > > @azaleacardel said: > > > > @JuanWan11 said: > > > > Anu po bang pwedeng reviewer or preparation material para sa PTE Academic? > > > > > > Check out CareerCoves for Repeat sentence and WFD. For Practical Tips watch SonnyEnglish especially for speaking and writing template. E2Languange for overall training. > > > > > @azaleacardel said: > > > > @JuanWan11 said: > > > > Anu po bang pwedeng reviewer or preparation material para sa PTE Academic? > > > > > > Check out CareerCoves for Repeat sentence and WFD. For Practical Tips watch SonnyEnglish especially for speaking and writing template. E2Languange for overall training. > > > > > @azaleacardel said: > > > > @JuanWan11 said: > > > > Anu po bang pwedeng reviewer or preparation material para sa PTE Academic? > > > > > > Check out CareerCoves for Repeat sentence and WFD. For Practical Tips watch SonnyEnglish especially for speaking and writing template. E2Languange for overall training. > > > > Thnx po @azaleacardel > > E2language helped me a lot to make sure tama po pagsagot sa PTE, pero si moni ng pte magic nagpawala ng kaba ko, medyo nawala un pressure. :smiley: sa youtube meron. nawala ung pag-aalala ko na di ko masasagot lahat ng tama which is how i felt sa E2language. Thank you Rizza. I have upcoming PTE exam this March. Nagpurchase ako practice exam mismo ng Pearson para mavalidate ko lang mga strategy pinapanood ko sa Youtube.. isa dyan si E2language. Goodluck to me.

Migration Agent

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This forum is catered for topics regarding migration agents, tips in engaging, reviews and experiences of the members. Please do share your views.
xiaolicoHighly suggested Migration Agency
Anong balita dito? lumusot ba? may friend ako nag hahanap ng migration agent din. may trabaho nga na kasama?

Other Migration Topic

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Other migration topics that doesn't fall to above. Topics specifics to other visas, Citizenship or other special visas can be discussed here.
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A general discussion area about Australia where topics doesn't fall on any categories.
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This ladies mother use to work in a bank.

Taste of Australia

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Show us your photos, showcase how beautiful Australia is.
CasseyUrgent Positions: Pharmacy Assistants
Hi, Chemist Warehouse Highpoint (Melbourne) is in urgent need for Pharmacy Assistants. S3 training will be provided by the company. Please send your resume to [email protected] If you have any queries, just pm me. Thank you.

EB's and Get Together

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Organize a meet up or gatherings here.
seekerAULooking for new friends in Sydney
sure Ma'am @JuanaMariana. ok lang po. drawing ata un post n to. haha. btw, lalake po ako. hehe

Family Matters

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Bringing up a family in Australia, education for kids, etc.
jhoannaLooking for a house for rent
Hi guys naghahanap po kami ni hubby house for rent ung 2 or 1 bedroom po sana...balak kasi namin lumipat ng place after ko manganak...sana sa malapit lng kasi sa Girraween work ni hubby...dito po kami toongabbie rent ng place....salamat guys

Working in Australia

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Work related experiences in OZ.
_maldita_Filipino Doctors planning to practice in Australia
> @leysowat said: > @_maldita_ > > Hi! Thank you for taking the time to answer our queries. I just want to ask, If I want to become a Pediatrician what are the steps that I have to do right after passing the PLE? Is it going to be the same protocol (pass AMC 1 & 2) Please help im so lost. Thanks Hi, yes it will be the same pathway. Pass the AMC 1 and 2, then apply for hospital job as JMO and then apply for provisional AHPRA registration once you get the job offer, then complete hospital rotations, apply for general AHPRA registration, then apply to relevant college for specialist training.

Health Care

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Health related matters, insurance, etc
> @diannaC said: > If maexpire na ang 2 years validity ng ANMAC, ibig sabihin another skills assessment na naman like sending cogs, reference letter etc.? > [preview] Some docs will still be usable like TOR, Diploma, Prof References, Employment Certificates... > I have 2 years experience na hindi na naassess ni Anmac. After kasi ng skills assessment ko, I worked again as company nurse naman this time. Can I claim points for it? Para umabot ng 15 points sa years of experience. Thanks! Medyo tricky sa area na to... In essence, only Department of Home Affairs has the authority to grant the points for migration. Ang mga assessing bodies simply assess your provided credentials kung equivalent to Au standards. So pwede kang mag-claim ng points na labas sa na-assess ng ANMAC kasi ang DHA naman ang mag-check kung valid ang claim. In fact, technically pwede ring hindi tanggapin ng DHA ang assessment ng ANMAC

Remittance/Exchange Rate

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Sending money to the Philippines? Useful tips in selecting between providers.
cutiepie25Cheapest way to send money from Philippines to Australia
Hi guys, may alam ba kayo na pinakamurang way to send money online from Philippines to Australia? Tyia!

Hobbies and Activities

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Are you a fan Basketball or other sports? How about hobbies like Yoga, dancing or Singing? Check this out.
ignormsMountain bikers here in Adelaide
Mukhang hindi active sa forum mga mtbikers ng SA. Hehe kung may interested sa trail rides, shoot me a message. We ride during weekends. Tara?

Balikbayan Box

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Sending you Balikbayan Box? Where to and How to help us decide.
ali0522How many balikbayan boxes I can send in a year?
Hello po pde po b magsend ng boxes many times in a year? Tumwag kasi ako sa isang courier, wala nman daw limit basta wag lalagpas sa 12 same items considered commercial na sya. Any experiences po dito?

Flying to and out of Australia?

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Flight travel discussions, find the cheapest flight ticket or learn tricks from our members.
engineer20Backdoor Exit in SG to AU
@barryco hindi OEC hahanapin sa iyo but CFO sticker indicating you undergone PDOS. refer to this website PRs are exempted from paying travel tax when you have this plus proof of PRship like visa grant or VEVO printout (AU PRs)

Other Info Bout OZ

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All other things or information you want to know about Australia
satURdayTipid Tips in Australia
Sharing our Tipid tips. :)

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New South Wales - Sydney
New South Wales - Sydney
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chldvPinoy Lawyers in Sydney
I just remember that my friend is working in a firm. Check O'Connor Ruddy and Garnett, her boss expertise is will and estate matters. If someone is looking or having problem related to it. They can help. :)
Victoria - Melbourne
Victoria - Melbourne
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orangesodaRoom for rent in Werribee
Fursnished room for rent available in werribee with your own toilet and bath. 7mins drive to wyndham vale station, woolies, aldi, coles, kmart, fruit and veg market.
ACT - Canberra
ACT - Canberra
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katnissany tips po for looking/buying for secondhand cars in ACT?
sorry for the super delayed update: Nov 2017 we were looking for cars, Dec 2017 we bought our secondhand car. Bad experience: We initially went to a Holden dealership, as they were selling a brand new car within our budget (we were ready to pay cash). But from the start, the sales guy was already rude. Went to Toyota and we felt like we weren't really taken seriously that time. Good experience: We found a dealership (lennock) and bought a secondhand car instead from there. We fell in love with the car after the test drive and also because the salesman was really friendly and explained things in detail to us. Almost 3 years na sya and only one had major fix needed. I think we're just lucky po that we got a really good car. :)
South Australia - Adelaide
South Australia - Adelaide
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PitMbLooking for Work (Part-time/Full-time/Odd jobs)
Hi everyone, our project is looking for quality engineers, with civil works experience preferrably since the project involves tunneling and civil works......the project is Snowy Hydro 2.0, located in NSW, region of snowy mountains, feel free to reply in this message or on my inbox in case interested and i'll be happy to give more details
Western Australia - Perth
Western Australia - Perth
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Power50Room to rent in Perth - Aussie man
My number is 0492 873 940 if you’d like to message
Queensland - Brisbane
Queensland - Brisbane
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Earlie_PearlNAATI - CCL exam - additional 5 points for 189/190 visa
Hello guys! I booked my CCL exam this coming March 15. Hopefully, you can share with me the reviewers you used or any links that are useful for review. Hindi rin biro un price ng exam so sana mapaghandaang mabuti. Please share your experience and tips din to prepare for this exam. thank you!
Tasmania - Hobart
Tasmania - Hobart
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melbAvailable - 1 Big master Bedroom Furnished
Hello po...meron room for rent . details below: 1Big Master bedroom - modern and clean Location: Along Windsor Road, Northmead(Parramatta area) 10 to 15 mins to Parramatta(Bus) 25 to 30 mins to CBD(via expressway M2) Bus Stop in front the House Room Details: -Room furnished -shared kitchen, toilet, laundry -aircon and heater -internet & TV -big mirror wardrobe Required: -Single person -pinoy -Working -1 week advance, 2 weeks deposit Payment -Driver Licence, Passport, etc for reference -Person should be neat and knows how to clean the shared area. The house is only shared with 1 person. Good neighbours, quite and very safe place, and with garden. All Bills(water, electricity, internet) are FREE!! just pay the weekly rental. text/sms 0444517382 for further questions. Thanks
Northern Territory- Darwin
Northern Territory- Darwin
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batmanWork and life in Darwin
> @macped said: > @batman hi sir, can you describe po how are the job opportunities for a pinoy accountant in darwin? also, if you can compare how will it be different (in terms of living & work) with other AU locations like Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, etc. Thanks in advance po. > I had a chance working in SYdney for 1 month. I dont like it. Its so busy. Cost of living is expensive. traffic. If you want an affordable rent you have to find location na 1-1.5 hours away from the cbd. in Darwin. Walang traffic. sa case ko i found work right away. depende din siguro sa work experience. as external auditor in demand dito. accountants prefer nila may local experience. ayaw kasi nila magturo pa. gusto nila alam mo na agad pag nag join ka. nun napunta kami dito di ko worry and trabaho. una isip maka pasok lang sa Australia. I will start from scratch if i have to or change ng line of work maka hanap lang ng work experience. luckily i still found a job that i in line sa field ko.
Other States, City, Suburb, Location
Other States, City, Suburb, Location
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jeharileCairns Student - Looking for a Job
Hello my fellow Kababayan! I was hoping if anyone can help me find a job here in Cairns. I am currently studying but I can work 20 hours a week during school term and full time during Christmas Holiday. I can do any kind of work. Thank you!

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Housing & Rentals

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Looking and offering accomodations
skippermackLooking for accomodation in Perth
Hi! I am looking for accomodation in Perth CBD or Rockingham area. Either 1 bedroom apartment or 1 Room for 2 females with own bathroom preferably. To move in ASAP. Please sms me at 0413144869

Jobs-Seeking & Openings

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Job opportunities and employment corner
filozjobsJob Openings - Finance, Audit, IT & Mgt Consulting Roles
Salesforce, Guidewire. What is your IT skillset?

Goods & Services

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Sell goods and other services here
leciaWhere to buy IRVINS salted egg chips (Potato/Fish Skin) ?
> @pmzinoz said: > Hello guys, nagcrave ako sa fish skin.. any recommendation? Prefer online with shipping para contactless :-) Hehehe kakain lang namin ng Irvins ngayon.. Nagppdeliver lang din ako, check mo baka meron international delivery. 😉


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Cars, Vans, Parts Accessiories, Sale & Rental
tangentphCar Service Available in Sydney
Need to go to supermarkets, pick parcels or for "essential" travels but worried of using public transport? Worry no more! Car service available. E-mail [email protected] or call 0426-057-133 for details. [preview]

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Bing1218Newly opened Dental Clinic
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Loose talk, Kulitan & off-topic

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Anything goes. Kulitan, moving to another countries, opinions, etc.
satURdayAny youtuber dito?

Gamers Arena

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Any gamer here? What games do you play? Share and Show case your Strategy.
KennethGauthierWhat's your favorite app?
> @KennethGauthier said: > Hey, > E-commerce is supported by electronic business. E-commerce transactions include the purchase of online books, online shopping, online grocery, and other items and also music purchase, and many more. [ ]( " ")

Information Tech Thingy

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AdminTelstra is giving consumer and small business customers extra data
[preview] Telstra is giving consumer and small business customers extra data to support working and studying from home or self-isolating, as part of the national response to COVID-19. Post-Paid customers (both mobile and mobile broadband) can get an extra 25GB of data on their plan to use in Australia within 30 days. Pre-Paid customers with an active recharge of $40+ can get 10GB of extra data to use in Australia within 28-30 days (depending on your plan). The data won't rollover. Register your details below to get extra data. Telstra will send you an SMS to confirm once it's been applied to your account - it should take about 48 hours. It will be available within 48 hours and you'll be notified by SMS once it's been applied. Ineligible phone numbers won't receive a notification.

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AdminImmiTracker Feature - need inputs
AHH!!! good point. yes we can keep it basic. pwede rin siguro add what visa type 190, 189, etc

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jedh_gJourney on our Australian Citizenship Year 2020 - please share your status in this thread here
16 yo daughter’s citizenship got approved last January 18. Opened my immi account, last week pa pala. Thank God!


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