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?[…]

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Updated on Wednesday, January 11, 2017Newcomers Network Subscribe To Our Mailing List We love sharing useful information, events and advocacy to people across the world! It’s free and we only message you once a month (maximum) with useful links and helpful resources!   Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Personal Email Address * Read more about Subscribe[…]

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[…]

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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

Newcomers Network Events

Events

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Newcomers Network Events Newcomers Network hosts a variety of online and offline events. Our first events started in May 2001 when we launched Newcomers Network at the Victorian Arts Centre in Melbourne, Australia. We ran a variety of different events and forums before starting monthly events in the cities of Read more about Events[…]

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[…]

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Updated on Friday, January 13, 2017Newcomers Network Information about Australia Information Australian Expatriates and Repatriates Banking in Australia Easter Holiday Weekend Activities and Things to Do in Australia Finding a New Job in Australia Finding Friends in Australia Finding Information in Australia Holidaying in Australia International Students in Australia Living in Australia Migrating to Australia Read more about Information[…]

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Overview of Australia

Overview of Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Overview of Australia By Sue Ellson General Tips and Advice To learn more about Australia, you will need to: visit various websites and read information from a variety of sources speak to various people and ask questions to seek different viewpoints investigate particular topics that interest you Population of Australia Read more about Overview of Australia[…]

Kookaburra in Australia

Australia

Updated on Tuesday, April 4, 2017Newcomers Network Australia Information Banking in Australia Easter Holiday Weekend Activities and Things to Do in Australia Finding a New Job in Australia Finding Friends in Australia Finding Information in Australia Holidaying in Australia International Students in Australia Jobs Work Careers in Australia Living in Australia Migrating to Australia Renting Read more about Australia[…]

Living in Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Living in Australia   Background On 20 May 2010, Alba Chliakhtine from ABRISA, the Brazilian Association for Social Development and Integration in Australia met with Sue Ellson from Newcomers Network to discuss the concept of creating a ‘Living in Australia’ guide for people moving to Victoria, Australia from Brazil. This Read more about Living in Australia[…]

Banking in Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Banking   1. Foreign Currency Australia doesn’t have a limit on foreign currency that can be brought in to the country, but amounts of $10,000 or more must be declared on arrival. For forms and further information, visit the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) website. Most Australian banks Read more about Banking in Australia[…]

Holidaying in Australia

Holidaying in Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Holidaying in Australia By Sue Ellson Australia is an amazing destination and we are fortunate to have a huge range of sights, attractions, experiences and culture to enjoy whilst you are holidaying here. The tourism websites provided by the Australian and State Governments are very comprehensive and can be relied Read more about Holidaying in Australia[…]

Finding Friends in Australia

Finding Friends in Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Finding Friends in Australia By Sue Ellson I started a conversation with a guest host for the Newcomers Network Welcome to Perth event babout the challenges of making new friends in Australia…. As an Australian who welcomes people here in a variety of ways with events and information, I find Read more about Finding Friends in Australia[…]

Migrating to Australia

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Migrating to Australia   This page has information for: people from any country who are planning to migrate, emigrate or immigrate to Australia people who have just arrived in Australia people who are moving within Australia   1. Essential Strategies Regardless of where you have come from or how long Read more about Migrating to Australia[…]

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[…]

New Year’s Resolutions for Newcomers

Updated on Thursday, December 29, 2016New Year’s Resolutions for Newcomers By Kathleen Alexander This article talks about: well formed outcomes describing and visualising goals resources needed and the benefits As I have lived in several different countries, I understand how moving to a new destination can be both exciting and daunting. That’s why the New Read more about New Year’s Resolutions for Newcomers[…]