>http://www.australiaforum.com/visas-immigration/
http://www.immigrationboards.com/australia-new-zealand/
http://www.australianvisaforum.com/forum/25-australian-permanent-residency/
http://www.expatforum.com/expats/australia-expat-forum-expats-living-australia/
  • Top 10 tips for submitting an expression of interest (EOI) in SkillSelect on border.gov.au and also border.gov.au/Busi/Empl/skillselect


  • movingtoaustralia.com.au/....getting..australian-visa-what-you-needToDO.. incl link to immi.gov.au/immigration
  • See also hb.org/australia/ w/URLs govt/arrival/contacts/slang/visa/afterarrival/ask-bobinoz

  • immi.gov.....489 Visa Assessment Service How to Get Your Own Personal and Professional Visa Assessment.(BobInOz) and that links to "background info" Choosing a MARA Registered Migration Agent
    *******UBUNTUforums on Adobe READER for PDF****
  • Pathways to Permanent Residency
    http://www.workpermit.com/australia/point_calculator.htm
    and also read aboutTSAprohibited items and airsafe and aa.com
  • http://www.bobinoz.com/how-to-find-a-sponsored-job-in-australia/?awt_l=6uJEk&awt_m=Jo0AVK3tfXMloj
  • ContactInfo.html ..several, INCLUDING THIS: "For visa, immigration and citizenship issues, please call our Visa and Citizenship Information Service by phone - +1 613 216 7603 (Call costs to Canada apply) or send your query by email to: http://www.immi.gov.au/contacts/forms/americas/"

  • was.australia.html


  • organization has list of LINKS on australia
    BEING AN AMERICAN ABROAD
    
    During your stay in Australia, whether it’s limited or permanent,
        requires some ingenuity and time to continue some of the everyday
        things such as voting, finding a Notary Public (something not used
        in Australia), purchasing via the internet, etc. We have included
        several useful websites and continue to add more.If these links do
        not go directly to the site, please copy and paste into your
        browser:
    
    http://usembassy-australia.state.gov/consular/acs.html
    (US citizen services – an excellent source of information)
    
    http://usembassy-australia.state.gov/brisbane 
    (for help from the US Consul)
    
    http://usembassy-australia.state.gov/consular/passports/about.html
    (US passport services)
    
    http://www.fvap.gov 
    (US Voter assistance)
    
    http://canberra.usembassy.gov/
    (US Embassy news)
    
    http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/international/article/0,,id=97130,00.html
    (answers questions about living abroad and US tax consequences with
        the IRS)
    http://www.irs.gov/ (IRS tax forms
    
    US Tax Accountant in Australia 
    
        Susan Rafferty srafferty1@aapt.net.au
        James Simango http://www.ustaxcentral.com/ 
    
    http://www.xe.com
    an inexpensive way to wire money to/from another country with a good
        exchange rate
    
    http://www.myus.com/
    Buy from internet sources in US even with foreign credit card and from
        companies that don’t ship overseas!  It’s a mail forwarding
        company.
    
    http://www.realchristmastrees.com.au - Purchase REAL Christmas trees
    
    www.ssa.gov for the latest in Social Security information
    
    www.gibill.va.gov for VA Education benefits
    
    www.cbp.gov US Customs rules and regulations
    also: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Americans-in-Australia/
  • http://www.citizenship.gov.au/ (everything you need to know about gaining Australian citizenship)
    http://www.top10immigration.com/Australia.asp
    (great site for overall immigration information whether you’re
      permanently migrating, looking for work, etc)
    
    www.immi.gov.au/asri
    DIMIA offers this national Skills Recognition website which gives
      information on skills recognition for those seeking to migrate as
      well as those who are already here
    
    
    http://www.immi.gov.au/
    (the Australian Immigration site gives a great deal of information on
      several topics helpful to new arrivals)
    
    * * * 
    
    www.tribuslingua.com.au - A great website with information on living
    and working in Australia
    
    www.juliaferguson.com/shock.html - Tips on how to manage culture shock
    
    www.transitionsabroad.com - The Portal for work abroad, study abroad,
    overseas travel and international living
    
    http://www.juliaferguson.com/shock.html [culture shock]
    
    
    www.about-australia.com (if you are interested in Australia or want to
    find out about the Australian lifestyle, you will find everything you
    need here. It contains a comprehensive travel guide to Australia,
    encompassing Australian travel, accommodation, shopping, events, and
    culture)