Visa Classes & the Department of Immigration & Citizenship (DIAC)
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) was first established as the Department of Citizenship following World War II in a rush to “populate or perish”, and it has gone through many incarnations since. Today the Department is headed by the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship and it is responsible for border control, ethnic, and multicultural af
It’s the jackeroo life for Ali on 13 August 2011, 14.40
It’s the jackeroo life for Ali
From the mountains of Afghanistan to the dark and dangerous coal mines of Pakistan, it has taken Ali Khanullah all his life so far to find his calling as a jackeroo in outback Queensland. At 18, Ali Khanullah was one of 10 migrants and refugees undertaking a Certificate II in Rural Operations at the Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE’s (SQIT) ‘jackeroo school
Counting his blessings on 13 August 2011, 14.43
Counting his blessings
After living in Argentina for most his life and working as an accountant, Enrique Miguel chose to migrate to Australia in late 2010. My choices were Canada and Australia, so I chose Australia for the better weather,” says Enrique. Once he decided to move to Australia, Enrique had no difficulties settling in. After only seven months in Sydney, he had secured a job, apar