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Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa: Subclass 491

IELTS — March 31st, 2020

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa: Subclass 491 by IELTS — March 31st, 2020 Australia is a prosperous western nation with a great standard of living and relatively high domestic income. People from around the world choose to live in Australia for many reasons, with the Visa Subclass 491 providing an opportunity to live, work, and…

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IELTS for Lawyers

IELTS — March 10th, 2020

Taking IELTS if you are a lawyer? If you are a lawyer outside Australia and you want to migrate to Australia and practice law here, you must have your qualification assessed. Sometimes you need to take an IELTS test. Check the updated requirements for 2020 here.

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Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa: Subclass 489

IELTS — March 3rd, 2020

Skilled Regional (Provisional) Visa: Subclass 489 Australia is a popular destination for people who are looking to start a new life. The high standard of living, relatively high wages, and fantastic work opportunities draw thousands of people each year. There are various avenues available to new migrants, including the Skilled Regional subclass 489 visa, or…

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Skilled Independent Visa: Subclass 189

IELTS — February 11th, 2020

Know more about IELTS and Australia's popular Skilled Independent Visa: Subclass 189. We'll tell you how this visa works and what the English language requirements are. Read more here.

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Australian Government Increases the Amount of Regional Migration Visas

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

The latest news on Australian migration changes. Get to know the recent government changes to Australia’s regional migration plan and how it may affect you. Read more here.

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Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia

IELTS — November 20th, 2019

Regional vs City: Where you should study in Australia Want to move to Australia to study? Read more about whether you’ll be more suited to study in the bustling major cities or in regional areas. With warm summer breezes and sandy beaches, Australia has continuously proved itself to be a popular country for studying abroad.…

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What is the difference between 491 vs 489 visa?

IELTS — August 23rd, 2019

Subclass 491 Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa replaces the 489 Visa (Skilled Regional) in November 2019. What are the benefits for you? The visa is now valid for five years. You can claim more points. And, access to more eligible occupations. Let's have a look at the difference between 491 vs 489 visa.

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100 Australian Slang Words And Phrases – Updated 2020

IELTS — January 5th, 2020

100 Australian Slang Words & Phrases by Vincent — August 16th, 2019 There are lots of Australian slang words that you should learn when you live in Australia. Whether you’re here for a couple of weeks as a tourist, or if you’re here for work and study, this list of 100 Australian slang words and…

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IELTS on computer vs IELTS on paper

IELTS — July 20th, 2019

If you’ve done IELTS before, you might know the paper test. So, what about the computer test? IELTS on computer is exactly the same test as paper-based IELTS, but instead of writing your answers on paper, you will type them on a computer. Read the benefits of computer here.

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10 fun things to do in Australia in 2020

IELTS — July 20th, 2019

Mark your calendar and tick off these fun festivals, events and traditions to make your Australian stay in 2020 an unforgettable one. Boats built of beer cans or pumpkin bowls are among the unique experiences you must try in the Land Down Under.

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IELTS Australia invites all test takers and English students to practice their English by writing a blog for publication. Would you like to participate? You can by emailing us a blog post about learning English and studying in Australia, or your experience living in Australia. Don’t forget to tell us a little about yourself!

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