Living and working in Australia - temporarily or permanent - is a life defining event. Arranging the right Visa is one very important thing, but pulling up stakes at home and settling down in Australia is quite another.
Swiss Down Under is an online resource site, sharing information for Swiss moving to and living in Australia on one single site.
It uses a wide arrange of links to official Websites to redirect people quickly to the right places. Whether Swiss want advice on relocating or the health system in Australia, obtain a new passport, training opportunities for their children in Switzerland or are looking for a specific Swiss Product - Swiss Down Under is the one stop resource for all this.
Swiss Down Under will be constantly reviewed - and YOU can help us, too, by sharing your advice and experience!
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We are sharing helpful information and the love for all things Swiss in beautiful Australia. For Swiss new to Australia, long-term expats and everyone who loves Switzerland and Australia.
On 18 April 2017, the Government announced that the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with the completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018.
Check out the new website of the CSA Oceania, the council of the Swiss abroad delegates for the Oceania region.
Initiated and created by Roland Isler, Delegate from Melbourne, and Carmen Trochsler, SA, to improve information exchange and be present as delegates online.
If you have any suggestions or queries, please get in touch.
"12'378km Australien" by Swiss TV, SRF DOK, watch all 6 episodes online! More...
Swiss moving abroad in "Auf und Davon", accompanied by Swiss TV SRF DOK via SRF Media Player!
Meet Family Tobler in "Auf und Davon Spezial" - aired on 21 April 2017.