How can I help?

How can I help?

Updated on Wednesday, January 11, 2017How can I help? By Sue Ellson I know from my own experience of life, that I have needed help from time to time. But it is not always easy for someone with my education, ability and persistence to ask for help. What I do know is that I don’t Read more about How can I help?[…]

Newcomers Network Our Services

Our Services

Updated on Tuesday, January 10, 2017Newcomers Network Our Services As Australia’s first network for newcomers, started in 1999 and established in 2001, we believe that we can offer genuine professional assistance to newcomers, expatriates, skilled migrants and repatriates. As you have already discovered, our website provides information, events and advocacy for newcomers. Our aim as a Read more about Our Services[…]

Newcomers Network Presentations

Presentations

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Presentations Ms Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI CDAA (Assoc) ASA MPC has been involved in the following guest speaking presentations related to newcomers, expatriates, repatriates, migrants, settlement, networking, setting up in business, international human resources, global mobility etc – including conferences, expos, forums, discussions, radio interviews, lectures, presentations, Read more about Presentations[…]

Newcomers Network Savvy Settlement Kit

Savvy Settlement Kit

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Savvy Settlement Kit A practical guide for newcomers to help them make the most of their new life in their new location, particularly if they are moving to Australia. Written by Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI CDAA (Assoc) ASA MPC Founder and Director, Newcomers Network 2nd Edition published 2nd July Read more about Savvy Settlement Kit[…]

Newcomers Network Newcomers Kit

Newcomers Kit

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Newcomers Kit A practical tool to help communities, newcomers and seasoned expatriates make the most of their life in their current location. Written by Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI Founder and Director, Newcomers Network 2nd Edition published 25th June 2009 1st Edition published 8th September 2004 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Read more about Newcomers Kit[…]

Newcomers Network On Arrival

On Arrival

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network On Arrival By Sue Ellson If you have made the decision to move and planned your move, you may have been so busy that you don’t automatically think about what to do when you arrive at your new destination! However, if you can make every effort to create Read more about On Arrival[…]

Newcomers Network Planning to Move

Planning to Move

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Planning to Move By Sue Ellson So if you have already decided to move, now it is time to start planning your move to your new location, and later, prepare for what to do when you arrive. There will be a lot to think about and put on Read more about Planning to Move[…]

Newcomers Network Deciding to Move

Deciding to Move

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Deciding to Move By Sue Ellson Before you make your decision to move, you are going to need to consider a variety of issues, options and people. Most people when they read this article will find themselves somewhere in the middle of all of these questions. Even the Read more about Deciding to Move[…]

Newcomers Network Information

Information

Updated on Saturday, January 7, 2017Newcomers Network Information Seven Best Settlement Strategies Planning to Move Deciding to Move On Arrival Repatriation and Returning Home Worldwide Expatriates Publications

Worldwide Expatriates

Updated on Wednesday, February 15, 2017Newcomers Network Worldwide Expatriates By Sue Ellson We have personally researched some websites that provide international expatriates, newcomers and migrants with a variety of information, articles, resources and technologies to help you with your relocation and meet new people in your new location. Expat Expert – by Robin Pascoe, well Read more about Worldwide Expatriates[…]

Repatriation and Returning Home

Repatriation and Returning Home

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Repatriation and Returning Home By Sue Ellson The difficulties of returning home and reverse culture shock on re-entry from expatriate life Repatriation, returning to a location or a country that you have lived in previously after life out of the country as either a migrant or an expatriate, Read more about Repatriation and Returning Home[…]

Seven Best Settlement Strategies

Seven Best Settlement Strategies

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Seven Best Settlement Strategies By Sue Ellson After extensive primary and secondary research and as the Founder of Newcomers Network, I recommend the following seven best settlement strategies to help you overcome the common challenges of relocation, migration, expatriation and repatriation. These principles apply to any location anywhere Read more about Seven Best Settlement Strategies[…]

Newcomers Network Publications

Publications

Updated on Monday, January 9, 2017Newcomers Network Publications Ms Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI CDAA (Assoc) ASA MPC and/or Newcomers Network has been quoted, interviewed, written or spoken for the following publications and programs. A partial summary is provided below. More details are published on the SueEllson.com website. In the future, we plan to publish Read more about Publications[…]

Newcomers Network Research

Research

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Research Our Research Projects Newcomers Network was established as a result of a research project completed in the year 2000 by our Founder, Sue Ellson and supervised by the University of South Australia. 96 people who had moved to Melbourne within the last five years were surveyed and a Read more about Research[…]

Finding a New Job in Australia

Finding a New Job in Australia

Updated on Saturday, January 14, 2017Finding a New Job in Australia By Sue Ellson In the past, most decision makers would have been using Recruitment Agents, newspaper advertisements and their personal networks or referrals to find new recruits for their business. Believe it or not, up to 85% of business is still done by referral and Read more about Finding a New Job in Australia[…]

The Story Of A Trailing Spouse

The Story Of A Trailing Spouse

Updated on Friday, January 20, 2017The Story Of A Trailing Spouse By Ausra Larbey Packing up their children and their home, Ausra followed her husband from Australia to Norway and became a trailing spouse in the process. This is her story… I managed to become ‘a trailing spouse’ without realising it. Out of perpetual free Read more about The Story Of A Trailing Spouse[…]

Online Forum Discussing Expatriate Life

Updated on Friday, July 17, 2015I feel it is important to publish this dialogue in a ‘website’ format so if you have not used online forums you can consider using them….they can be very supportive environments. Unfortunately, there seems to be a very low take up rate here in Australia. I have asked the group Read more about Online Forum Discussing Expatriate Life[…]

Melbourne Through the Eyes of an Expat

Updated on Friday, July 10, 2015Melbourne Through the Eyes of an Expat 08/10/2004 by Martin Astl We met Louisa Williams back on 12 March 2002 after a referral from a Committee Member of the International Business Group of the Australian Institute of Management. On 8 October 2004, Louisa invited Martin Astl to submit his first Read more about Melbourne Through the Eyes of an Expat[…]

One Cup of Coffee Syndrome

One Cup of Coffee Syndrome

Updated on Wednesday, February 8, 2017One Cup of Coffee Syndrome By Sue Ellson As many of our regular readers know, Newcomers Network subscribes to a variety of online email groups. Spousesview is an international Yahoo Group that is part of Tales from a Small Planet and we share reciprocal links with them. In June 2003, Read more about One Cup of Coffee Syndrome[…]

How Moving Overseas Changes You

Updated on Friday, January 27, 2017How Moving Overseas Changes You Packing their life in to storage and going out on a limb, Jon and his wife moved to South Africa to experience a whole new world. This is their story… Making the decision to move overseas was actually a pretty easy decision to make: I was in Read more about How Moving Overseas Changes You[…]