Synopses & Reviews
Live & Work in Australia & New Zealand provides a detailed survey of the opportunities for living & working in Australia & New Zealand - from Sydney to Perth and from Christchurch to Auckland.
Inside Section 1 - Living in Australia & New Zealand - you will find out how to: secure a residence permit; find your ideal home; obtain a competitive mortgage; deal with surveys & conveyancing; choose a suitable school; open the right bank account; get the best health care; make friends with the natives; organize your retirement abroad; make the most of your leisure time.
In Section II - Working in Australia & New Zealand - there are full details on: finding suitable employment; submitting the correct documents; skills and trades most in demand; seasonal & temporary work; salaries, hours and holidays; trade unions and contracts; starting/buying your own business; raising the required finance; government incentives; sources of advice and assistance.
This guide contains useful contacts, a regional employment guide, a directory of major employers, and personal case histories.
"Full of advice on all aspects of life abroad".
Ideal for students going to school abroad or business people who have been transferred, this is an indispensable source of information on living Down Under. Here's all the complete details on what to expect in daily life, from transportation and how to find housing to schooling and health care.
This guide is designed for anyone interested in living or working, starting a business, retiring, or buying a second home in Australia or New Zealand. It contains major sections devoted to permanent employment and careers, including up-to-date information on entry regulations and permits.
About the Author
is a widely traveled Arabist, writer and editor. He has worked in Egypt, Syria, France, and Spain and currently lives in Hampshire, England.
Susan Kelly was born in New Zealand has recently been working for publishers in Florence, Italy, and Oxford.