Australia At A Glance

Living Down Under on 22 November 2011, 01.53
Living Down Under
Australia is a wealthy, modern and highly developed country that boasts a rich diversity of landscapes and climates, a robust economy, stable and democratic governance and a free and open society. Human habitation of this vast island continent stretches back over 40,000 years, yet modern nationhood is only 110 years old, making Australia both astoundingly old and s



Territory Profiles

Living in New South Wales on 08 October 2010, 03.43
Living in New South Wales
New South Wales (NSW) is a great place to live, work and do business. NSW has Australia’s largest and most diverse state economy and its highly skilled workforce produces some 32 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). NSW is Australia’s leading manufacturing and services State, with the lion’s share of finance and insurance, property and business serv
Regional Spotlight: Port Macquarie on 05 May 2011, 23.51
Regional Spotlight: Port Macquarie
Thinking of Investing? For businesses wanting to make smart investment and location decisions, Greater Port Macquarie has: more than 70,000 people currently living in the area with a projected 100,000 by 2021; it is the fastest growing region in NSW; an educated and entrepreneurial workforce of more than 28,000 people; a cost-competitive business
Australian Capital Territory on 08 October 2010, 07.57
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra; the facade of the main entrance in to Parliament House; The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is Australia’s smallest internal territory. Located in southern New South Wales, the ACT is about three hours drive or a short flight from Sydney. The city of Canberra is the nation’s capital and home to over 350,000 people – almost the entire population of the AC
Victoria on 08 October 2010, 08.07
Melbourne is a thriving modern metropolis of 4 million people that is often compared to the European cities. Victoria is home to over five million people and is Australia’s most densely populated state. The state has a strong economy and excellent employment and business opportunities, making Victoria highly appealing to migrants from all nations. Immigration has help
Tasmania on 08 October 2010, 08.18
Tasmania’s population is about 500,000 with the state having excellent air and sea links to mainland Australia that support the fast-growing export and tourism sectors. Tasmania is one of the few places in the world where everyone can enjoy a slice of the good life – pristine beaches, mouth-watering food, uncrowded roads, affordable golf courses, funky cafés, and