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[…]

Event Listings in Brisbane

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Event Listings in Brisbane   1. Links to event listings   This page lists a variety of links to where you can find details of events in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. If you have an event that you would like to promote, the link to either submit or post the event Read more about Event Listings in Brisbane[…]

Moving to Brisbane

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Moving to Brisbane   Brisbane, Queensland, Australia is well serviced with a range of publications that provide extensive information about what to do and see and how to settle here. I am pleased to be able to say that the majority of information that has been published is of good Read more about Moving to Brisbane[…]

Memberships

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Memberships   1. Current Memberships Newcomers Network (and/or Sue Ellson, our Founder) is a current member of: 2009 – present, Member of ABRISA Brazilian Association for Social Development and Integration in Australia 2008 – present, Member of the Melbourne Press Club 2006 – present, Member of the Victorian Community Committee Read more about Memberships[…]

Event Listings in Adelaide

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Event Listings in Adelaide   1. Links to event listings This page lists a variety of links to where you can find details of events in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. If you have an event that you would like to promote, the link to either submit or post the event Read more about Event Listings in Adelaide[…]

Moving to Adelaide

Updated on Tuesday, April 4, 2017Moving to Adelaide   Adelaide, South Australia, Australia is well serviced with a range of publications that provide extensive information about what to do and see and how to settle here. I am pleased to be able to say that the majority of information that has been published is of Read more about Moving to Adelaide[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Moving to Melbourne

Updated on Friday, January 6, 2017Moving to Melbourne Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is well serviced with a range of publications that provide extensive information about what to do and see and how to settle here. I am pleased to be able to say that the majority of information that has been published is of good quality, Read more about Moving to Melbourne[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Event Listings in Perth

Updated on Saturday, December 17, 2016Event Listings in Perth   1. Links to event listings This page lists a variety of links to where you can find details of events in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. If you have an event that you would like to promote, the link to either submit or post the event Read more about Event Listings in Perth[…]

Moving to Perth

Updated on Saturday, December 17, 2016Moving to Perth   Perth, Western Australia, Australia is well serviced with a range of publications that provide extensive information about what to do and see and how to settle here. I am pleased to be able to say that the majority of information that has been published is of Read more about Moving to Perth[…]

Event Listings in Sydney

Updated on Saturday, December 17, 2016Event Listings in Sydney   1. Links to event listings This page lists a variety of links to where you can find details of events in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. If you have an event that you would like to promote, the link to either submit or post the Read more about Event Listings in Sydney[…]

Moving to Sydney

Updated on Saturday, December 17, 2016Moving to Sydney   Sydney, New South Wales, Australia is well serviced with a range of publications that provide extensive information about what to do and see and how to settle here. I am pleased to be able to say that the majority of information that has been published is Read more about Moving to Sydney[…]

Expat Profile Kaz

Updated on Thursday, August 13, 2015Expat Profile Kaz    In the past                                            Now In the past My sister and I at Stephenson’s Falls, Marysville, Victoria, Australia Now Myself and some friends on top of Read more about Expat Profile Kaz[…]

Expat Profile Sue

Updated on Saturday, August 15, 2015Expat Profile Sue In the past                                                           Now   In the past:   Ellson’s Seaview Guest House on Kangaroo Island South Australia Read more about Expat Profile Sue[…]

Expat Profile Rita

Updated on Saturday, August 15, 2015Expat Profile Rita In the past                                                            Now In the past: Surrounded by mountains, lush forests and a beautiful lake… this is Read more about Expat Profile Rita[…]

Moving from the Country to the City

Updated on Friday, July 10, 2015Moving from the Country to the City 14/06/2004 by Sue Ellson Originally from Adelaide and with family on Kangaroo Island, Sue has enjoyed the ups and downs of both town and country life. This is her story… I recently met a woman whose husband died two years ago. Three months Read more about Moving from the Country to the City[…]

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[…]