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A regular news and information show featuring by leading Australian immigration lawyer David Bongiorno discussing the latest news and updates about migration to Australia with co-host Grant and answering listener questions about specific visa and immigration issues. This podcast is all about Australian Immigration Law, Policy, and Practice. Visit us at our website www.migratingtoaustraliapodcast.com for access to the show notes and other helpful information related to each Podcast. You can also book a free consultation with David to discuss your personal immigration situation.

A regular news and information show featuring by leading Australian immigration lawyer David Bongiorno discussing the latest news and updates about migration to Australia with co-host Grant and answering listener questions about specific visa and immigration issues. This podcast is all about Australian Immigration Law, Policy, and Practice. Visit us at our website www.migratingtoaustraliapodcast.com for access to the show notes and other helpful information related to each Podcast. You can also book a free consultation with David to discuss your personal immigration situation.

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Australia

Description:

A regular news and information show featuring by leading Australian immigration lawyer David Bongiorno discussing the latest news and updates about migration to Australia with co-host Grant and answering listener questions about specific visa and immigration issues. This podcast is all about Australian Immigration Law, Policy, and Practice. Visit us at our website www.migratingtoaustraliapodcast.com for access to the show notes and other helpful information related to each Podcast. You can also book a free consultation with David to discuss your personal immigration situation.

Language:

English


Episodes

MTA 077 Renting a property with Wendy Chong

1/31/2022
Wendy Chong is the founder and energy behind Home Run Realty, and she help many recent migrants navigate the property market in Australia, either for those seeking to rent or to buy a house or apartment. Wendy tells David and Grant what people need to consider, and there are many ideas about the property market raised in this discussion. To contact Wendy to discuss a way into the property market, head over to her Home Run Reality website or see her introductory video on YouTube. If you...

Duration:00:44:50

MTA 076 - Citizenship update - Get your maths correct! End of Year 2021

12/21/2021
There are some common mistakes that you need to avoid and some main points that you need to get right when you are applying to become an Australian Citizen. David Bongiorno and I go over the things to get right, especially making sure your sums add up, and we rejoice in the joys of a Melbourne summer afternoon. Seasons Greetings to you all! If you want a personal consultation with David, book an appointment here. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter...

Duration:01:05:16

MTA 075 Jaco Vorster, Auditor from South Africa

12/6/2021
In this episode, meet Jaco Vorster, an Auditor who has built a successful careeer in Australia after coming to Australia from the Rainbow Nation, South Africa. What is similar about the 2 Commonwealth countries, with a love for cricket and rugby? What is different? Let's find out! If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own podcast, follow Grant on Twitter @workthecloudoz or connect on LinkedIn. If...

Duration:00:43:20

MTA 074 Paul Cott returns with advice for Casual Workers - Employment Law Update!

11/10/2021
Paul Cott, from Law on Lydiard, returns with an important update for anybody who thinks they may be a Casual worker in Australia. The law covering casual employees has changed, so you need to be aware of what your circumstances might be following this change. Paul also has a podcast, so why not check it out? You can do that here. If you want a personal consultation with David, book an appointment here. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter...

Duration:01:06:02

MTA 073 November 2021 Update - Opens Up?

11/5/2021
David Bongiorno tells Grant what the state of play is regarding travel and visas as we come into November. Things seem to change every day, so keep listening, and checking out David on social media, to get the latest. It looks like we ARE now moving into a new normal. Let's see!? If you want a personal consultation with David, book an appointment here. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own...

Duration:00:49:38

MTA 072 Updates - NSW 491, QLD State Nominated program, Leaving Australia & Visitor visas

10/4/2021
David runs through the latest news from the Aust Government - leaving Australia, update on Visitor visas, Qld delays the state-nominated skilled migration program, NSW Business and Skilled Migration (subclass 491) is open for all of October and David gives his tips for if you have to leave Australia at the moment. If you want a personal consultation with David, book an appointment here. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are...

Duration:00:47:16

MTA 071 NSW opens up the subclass 190 visa for General Skilled Migration. Conditions Apply!

9/26/2021
New South Wales has opened it's state-sponsored program, for General Skilled Migration, for those already living in New South Wales, and can satisfy a range of criteria, that David Bongiorno and Grant Williams, explore in detail in this episode. This program is based on the skilled occupations list for New South Wales. This is the website you need to check out, if you are interested in this...

Duration:00:57:52

MTA 070 Update for Medical Students, studying in Australia, and completing studies this year - 2021

9/13/2021
There is not a lot that needs to be said about this episode - it is aimed at a very particular cohort (haven't we heard a lot about that word in the countless medical updates and press conferences, during the pandemic?!) - medical students, studying onshore (here in Australia) and who complete the final year of their course in 2021. David Bongiorno takes you through his tips and tricks, so that you have no hiccups as you progress from student, to fully-fledged medical professional....

Duration:00:51:23

069 - Australia via Serbia, Zimbabwe and NZ with Sara Bogdanovic

8/23/2021
David and Grant are joined for this episdoe by Sara Bogdanovic, who has arrived in Australia from Serbia, via the circuitous route via Zimbabwe and then to New Zealand. What was it like to be white non-English speakers in the post-colonial Zimbabwe? What are the similarities and differences between Australia and New Zealand, through the eyes of Balkan Europeans who have settled in Africa? This is a fascinating view of life in the Antipodes. You can check out Sara on LinkedIn here If you...

Duration:01:00:50

068 Michael Glasser came from South Africa to become a Social Media guru

8/3/2021
David and Grant are joined by Michael Glasser, who came to Australia as a child from South Africa, and has carved out a career in the highly competitive Social Media space, and along the way, has become somewhat of an expert on Burgers. These are the places you can find Michael, if you need some advice or inspiration to make an impact using social media for...

Duration:00:59:51

067 General Skilled Migration Update for Victoria State Sponsored programs Visa Sub-classes 190 & 491

7/27/2021
Victoria has opened up the programs for the sub-class 190 and sub-class 491 visas, for State-sponsored General Skilled Migration. David Bongiorno steps through how to determine if you are eligible to apply, and the requirements of these programs offered by the State of Victoria. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own podcast, follow Grant on Twitter @workthecloudoz or connect on LinkedIn. If you...

Duration:01:04:44

MTA 066 Communities within Communities - Meet Dzung. Vietnamese singer and business person.

7/11/2021
Sometimes we are unaware of the communities that exist within the larger community! Meet Dzung, an accountant and restaurant owner, who is also an entertainer, with a very high profile as a singer. Dzung supports international stars in some of Melbourne's largest venues, and has toured in her own right. Discover another part of the nightlife in multicultural Melbourne. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in...

Duration:00:44:12

MTA 065 Meet Vy - Social Worker from Vietnam

7/5/2021
In this episode we meet Vy, a social worker who helps those in difficult circumstances in Melbourne. Vy tells David and Grant some of the most challenging aspects of her job, and we trace her journey from Vietnam to Australia. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own podcast, follow Grant on Twitter @workthecloudoz or connect on LinkedIn. If you like the show, why not tell us what you think? We...

Duration:00:48:01

MTA 064 How Easy Is It To Get Married in Australia? With Marriage Celebrant, Matt Finch

6/27/2021
SO, you have embarked on your migration adventure, you are in Australia, you have found that special someone, and it's that time when you consider getting married! Congratulations if that is you! How can you do it? Do you have to do it in a church or other religious institution? Can you avoid any faith-based ceremonies all together? How long does it take? You have questions..... Our guest, marriage celebrant, Matt Finch has answers. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on...

Duration:00:28:23

MTA 063 - 485 Graduate Visa Refresher 2021

6/20/2021
Are you (or do you know someone who is) completing your studies in mid year or end of year 2021, an International student, studying IN AUSTRALIA, and will be applying for a 485 Temporary Graduate visa to pursue work after graduating? Then this episode is for you . Important refresher on how and when to get your application in. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own podcast, follow Grant on Twitter...

Duration:00:57:52

MTA 062 New South Wales to begin accepting International Students

6/13/2021
The New South Wales State government announced that it was about to begin accepting a limited amount of international students. How will it work? Who is coming? What courses are included? David Bongiorno and Grant Williams check out what has been announced. If you need some immigration advice, contact David on Instagram or Twitter @davidbongiorno If you are interested in having your own podcast, follow Grant on Twitter @workthecloudoz or connect on LinkedIn. If you like the show, why...

Duration:00:41:41

MTA 061 Corinna Galliano from Italy is a mindfulness and business expert.

6/7/2021
In this episode we speak with Corinna Galliano, PhD, an expert in international business and management, who came from Italy to further her academic career. She is currently teaching and developing courses at the University of Sydney. Recently, Corinna hasbeen designing and teaching a innovative unit called Leading in a post-crisis world, which is certainly going to be needed as the world emerges from a pandemic. Here are some places to find out some more about Corinna, and the work she...

Duration:01:00:56

MTA 060 - Buyer's Advocate Cynthia Peretz helps you buy a house in Australia

5/18/2021
In this episode, David Bongiorno and Grant are joined by Cynthia Peretz, who has an interesting migration story of her own to tell, and over 20 years in Australia, she has a detailed knowledge of the property market in Australia, particularly Melbourne. As a Buyer's Advocate, Cynthia helps people negotiatle all the traps and tricky things that can confront inexperienced buyers. Loads of useful tips here for anyone about to enter the property market. Connect with Cynthia on LinkedIn Visit...

Duration:00:50:29

MTA 059 - Some Hard Messages for Australia To Hear - Belle Lim, President of Council of International Students Australia

5/2/2021
Our Guest today is Belle Lim, the current President of the Council of International Students Australia. Belle is undertaking a Doctorate studying cancer genomics, working part time (as just about all of our International students do!) AND undertaking advocacy work and policy advice on behalf of the 700,000 students from all over the world who choose to study in Australia. Supremely capable and organised, Belle has some very considered opinions about the current state of the 'education...

Duration:01:02:34

MTA 058 - How does a golf pro migrate to Australia Meet Chris Andrews from Grimsby

4/22/2021
Chris Andrews was a kid from Grimsby in the UK who loved golf, and he wanted to make it his career. Like so many young people in the UK, Chris wanted to see the sights of Australia, pat a kangaroo, check out the surf at Bondi and cuddle a koala. So Chris got himself a working holiday visa, worked hard on a farm and secured a second visa to spend more time enjoying Australia. How did he become a Professional at a fabulous Sydney Golf Club? Chris shares his story. If you need some...

Duration:00:39:07