How can I help?

How 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 want people telling me what Read more about How can I help?[…]


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Savvy Settlement Kit

Savvy Settlement Kit

Newcomers 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 2009 1st Edition published 2nd Read more about Savvy Settlement Kit[…]

Newcomers Network Newcomers Kit

Newcomers Kit

Newcomers 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 The information in this publication Read more about Newcomers Kit[…]

On Arrival

Newcomers 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 a good first impression when Read more about On Arrival[…]

Planning to Move

Newcomers 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 your list of things to Read more about Planning to Move[…]

Deciding to Move

Newcomers 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 most well prepared, intelligent, financial Read more about Deciding to Move[…]

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